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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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8990. WASHINGTON (City), Houses.—[continued].
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8990. WASHINGTON (City), Houses.—[continued].

I cannot help again suggesting
one regulation formerly suggested, to
wit: To provide for the extinguishment of
fires, and the openness and convenience of the
town, by prohibiting houses of excessive height;
and making it unlawful to build on any one's
purchase any house with more than two floors
between the common level of the earth and the
Federal Capital Opinion. Washington ed. vii, 561.
(March. 1791)