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" I like much the general idea of framing a government which should go on of itself, peaceably, without needing continual recurrence to the State legislatures. I like the organization of the government into legislative, judiciary, and executive. I like... "
The Monist - Page 8
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Founding the Republic: A Documentary History

John J. Patrick - 1995 - 272 pages
...approve of the greater house being chosen by the people directly. For tho' I think a house chosen by them will be very illy qualified to legislate for the Union, for foreign nations &c. yet this evil does not weigh against the good of preserving inviolate the fundamental principle...
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The Republic of Letters: The Correspondence Between Thomas Jefferson and ...

Thomas Jefferson, James Madison - 1995 - 2073 pages
...legislatures. I like the organization of the government into Legislative, Judiciary and Executive. I like the power given the Legislature to levy taxes; and for that reason solely approve of the greater house being chosen by the people directly. For tho' I think a house chosen by...
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Jefferson and Madison: Three Conversations from the Founding

Lance Banning - 1995 - 241 pages
...legislatures. I like the organization of the government into Legislative, Judiciary & Executive. I like the power given the Legislature to levy taxes, and for that reason solely approve of the greater house being chosen by the people directly. for tho' I think a house chosen by...
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Founding the Republic: A Documentary History

John J. Patrick - 1995 - 272 pages
...Judiciary and Executive. I like the power given the Legislature to levy taxes; and for that reason solely approve of the greater house being chosen by the people directly. For tho' I think a house chosen by them will be very illy qualified to legislate for the Union, for foreign...
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The Sacred Fire of Liberty: James Madison and the Founding of the Federal ...

Lance Banning - 1995 - 543 pages
...completed Constitution is also instructive on the point: a lower house elected by the people would be "very illy qualified to legislate for the Union,...etc., yet this evil does not weigh against the good of preserving inviolate the fundamental principle that the people are not to be taxed but by representatives...
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Documents of the Emerging Nation: U.S. Foreign Relations, 1775-1789

Mary A. Giunta, J. Dane Hartgrove, United States. National Historical Publications and Records Commission - 1998 - 311 pages
...legislatures. I like the organization of the government into Legislative Judiciary & Executive. I like the power given the Legislature to levy taxes, and for that reason solely approve of the greater house being chosen by the people directly, for tho' I think a house chosen by...
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Jefferson: Political Writings

Thomas Jefferson - 1999 - 623 pages
...legislatures. I like the organization of the government into Legislative, Judiciary & Executive. I like the power given the Legislature to levy taxes, and for that reason solely approve of the greater house being chosen by the people directly. For tho' I think a house chosen by...
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The Wisdom of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson - 2003 - 251 pages
...II, 270) Jefferson frequently wrote to Madison about various aspects of the Constitution. I like the power given the legislature to levy taxes, and for...far inferior to the present Congress, will be very ill qualified to legislate for the Union, for foreign nations, etc, yet this evil does not weigh against...
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The Essential Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson, Jean M. Yarbrough - 1963 - 328 pages
...legislatures. I like the organization of the government into Legislative, Judiciary & Executive. I like the power given the Legislature to levy taxes, and for that reason solely approve of the greater house being chosen by the people directly. For tho' I think a house chosen by...
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