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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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7808. SENATE (United States), Executive and.—[continued].
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7808. SENATE (United States), Executive and.—[continued].

The Senate is not supposed
by the Constitution to be acquainted
with the concerns of the Executive Department.
It was not [451] intended that these should
be communicated to them.—
Opinion on Powers of Senate. Washington ed. vii, 466. Ford ed., v, 162.


“Not” is omitted in the Ford edition. “It
was not intended” is the reading in the original MS.—Editor.