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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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8610. TRUTH, Reason and.—

No experiment
can be more interesting than that we
are now trying, and which we trust will end
in establishing the fact, that man may be governed
by reason and truth. Our first object
should therefore be, to leave open to him all
the avenues to truth. The most effectual
hitherto found, is the freedom of the press.
It is, therefore, the first shut up by those who
fear the investigation of their actions.—
To Judge Tyler. Washington ed. iv, 548.
(W. 1804)