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The Jeffersonian cyclopedia;

a comprehensive collection of the views of Thomas Jefferson classified and arranged in alphabetical order under nine thousand titles relating to government, politics, law, education, political economy, finance, science, art, literature, religious freedom, morals, etc.;

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7702. SAN DOMINGO, Commerce with.—[further continued].
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7702. SAN DOMINGO, Commerce with.—[further continued].

Toussaint's clause was
retained. [443] Even South Carolinians in the House
of Representatives voted for it. We may expect,
therefore, black crews, and supercargoes,


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and missionaries thence into the Southern
States; and when that leaven begins to work,
I would gladly compound with a great part of
our northern country, if they would honestly
stand neuter. If this combustion can be introduced
among us under any veil whatever,
we have to fear it.—
To James Madison. Ford ed., vii, 349.
(Pa., Feb. 1799)


Jefferson referred to the exemption of San Domingo
in the French non-intercourse bill.—Editor.