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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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9106. WHALE OIL, Duties on.—

result [of applications to the French government] was to put us on the footing of the
Hanseatic towns, as to whale oil, and to reduce
the duties to * * * about a guinea and a
half the ton. But the oil must be brought in
American or French ships, and the indulgence
is limited to one year. However, as to this, I
expressed to Count de Vergennes my hopes
that it would be continued; and should a doubt
arise, I should propose at the proper time, to
claim it under the treaty on the footing gentis

To John Adams. Washington ed. i, 498.
(P. 1785)