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"No man can be a competent legislator who does not add to an upright intention and a sound judgment, a certain degree of knowledge of the subjects on which he is to legislate."
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"The important distinction so well understood in America between a constitution established by the people, and unalterable by the government; and a law established by the government, and alterable by the government, seems to have been little understood and less observed in any other country. Wherever the supreme power of legislation has resided, has been supposed to reside also, a full power to change the form of government."
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"The public affairs of the union are spread throughout a very extensive region, and are extremely diversified by the local affairs connected with them, and can with difficulty be learnt in any other place, than in the central councils, to which a knowledge of them will be brought by the representatives of every part of the empire. Yet some knowledge of the affairs, and even of the laws of all the states, ought to be possessed by the members from each of the states."
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"Happily for mankind, liberty is not, in this respect, confined to any single point of time, but lies within extremes, which afford sufficient latitude for all the variations which may be required by the various situations and circumstances of civil society."
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"No man will subject himself to the ridicule of pretending that any natural connection subsists between the sun or the seasons, and the period within which human virtue can bear the temptations of power. Happily for mankind, liberty is not, in this respect, confined to any single point of time, but lies within extremes, which afford sufficient latitude for all the variations which may be required by the various situations and circumstances of civil society."
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"The important distinction so well understood in America between a constitution established by the people, and unalterable by the government; and a law established by the government, and alterable by the government, seems to have been little understood and less observed in any other country. Wherever the supreme power of legislation has resided, has been supposed to reside also, a full power to change the form of government."
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Letter from Jared Ingersoll

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Letter from Donald Fraser

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Letter from Robert Lewis Madison to William Madison

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Almacks. Tom & Bob sporting their figures at a fancy dress ball

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Tom & Bob sporting their figures at a fancy dress ball

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Mound Hill Springfield O

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Court House Springfield Ohio form [Warders] Hotel

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Entry for Feb. 9, 1853

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Miss Fanny Stirling of the Haymarket Theatre as Miss Hardcastle.

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Les troupes f?d?rales ?vacuant le fort Moultrie apr?s avoir d?truit le mat?riel de guerre

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