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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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8559. TREATIES, Regulation of commerce by.—[continued].

It is desirable, in many
instances, to exchange mutual advantages by
legislative acts rather than by treaty; because
the former, though understood to be in consideration
of each other, and therefore greatly
respected, yet when they become too inconvenient,
can be dropped at the will of either
party; whereas stipulations by treaty are forever
irrevocable but by joint consent let a


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change of circumstances render them ever so
Report on Tonnage Law. Ford ed., v, 273.