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9192. WYTHE (George), Supporter of Jefferson.—

Mr. Wythe, while speaker [of
the Virginia Legislature] in the two sessions
of 1777, * * * was an able and constant
associate [of mine] in whatever was before a
committee of the whole. His pure integrity,
judgment and reasoning powers, gave him great
Autobiography. Washington ed. i, 41. Ford ed., i, 56.