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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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7817. SENATE (United States), People and.—
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7817. SENATE (United States), People and.—

In the General Government, the
Senate is scarcely republican at all, as not

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Thomas Jefferson
Age unknown

Marble statue by Hiram Powers.

Bought by the United States Government in 1835 for the sum of $10,000. It stands in a
niche at the foot of the marble staircase leading to the gallery of the House of Representatives,
United States Capitol.

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elected by the people directly, and so long
secured even against those who do elect them.—
To John Taylor. Washington ed. vi, 607. Ford ed., x, 30.
(M. 1816)