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An epitome of the life & character of Thomas Jefferson

John James Beckley

An epitome of the life & character of Thomas Jefferson

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Published by Printed by James Wilson, at the Franklin Press. in Wilmington [Del.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jefferson, Thomas, -- 1743-1826,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1797-1801

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 36921
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17183553M

    Page - That no man shall be compelled to frequent or support any religious worship, place, or ministry whatsoever, nor shall be enforced, restrained, molested, or burthened in his body or goods, nor shall otherwise suffer on account of his religious opinions or belief; but that all men shall be free to profess, and by argument to maintain, their opinion in matters of religion, and .


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