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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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9039. WASHINGTON (George), Statue of.—[further continued].
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9039. WASHINGTON (George), Statue of.—[further continued].

The marble statue of
General Washington in the Capitol at Richmond,
with its pedestal, cost in Paris 24,000
livres or 1,000 Louis d'ors. It is of the size of
life, and made by Houdon, reckoned one of
the first statuaries in Europe. Besides this,
we paid Houdon's expenses coming to and returning
from Virginia to take the General's likeness,
which, as well as I recollect, were about
500 guineas, and the transportation of the statue
to Virginia with a workman to put it up, the
amount of which I never heard.—
To Mr. Parker. Washington ed. iv, 309.
(Pa., 1800)

See Houdon.