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    • Jefferson, Thomas
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The discovery which your letter of the 9th. announced of a method of curing Yellow fever is certainly highly interesting to those countries wherein it has occasionally prevailed. in the distribution of the powers of government however, made by our general & state constitutions, no other encoragement for useful discoveries has been confided to the general government but that of securing to...
In hopes of seeing you before this in Virginia I had [rese]rved the inclosed out of funds in Richmond, where I had supposed it might not be inconvenient for you to recieve it, and where it was more convenient to me, my funds in Washington being otherwise called for. hearing nothing of your being in motion this way, I now inclose it to the care of mr Taylor who I presume will know where you...
I have recieved the specimens of straw-plaiting which you were so kind as to inclose & learn with satisfaction the possibility that you may establish the manufacture in some of the states. but the distribution of powers by our general & state constitutions has placed in the general government no authority to embark in or to encourage any in particular. the state governments can do it; but they...