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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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8310. TAXATION, Politics and.—
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8310. TAXATION, Politics and.—

principle of the present [federalist] majority
is excessive expense, money enough to fill all
their maws, or it will not be worth the risk
of their supporting. * * * Paper money
would be perilous even to the paper men.
Nothing then but excessive taxation can get
us along; and this will carry reason and reflection
to every man's door, and particularly
in the hour of election.—
To John Taylor. Washington ed. iv, 259. Ford ed., vii, 310.
(M. 1798)