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" I set out on this ground, which I suppose to be self-evident, that the earth belongs in usufruct to the living ; that the dead have neither powers nor rights over it. "
Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies: From the Papers of Thomas Jefferson - Страница 27
по Thomas Jefferson - 1829
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Antebellum American Culture: An Interpretive Anthology

David Brion Davis - 1979 - 472 страници
...self evident, 'the earth belongs in usufruct [the right of enjoying all advantages derivable from] to the living; that the dead have neither powers nor...himself ceases to be, and reverts to the society." From such propositions, Skidmore concludes, "I AM; THEREFORE IS PROPERTY MINE." And on good Jeffersonian...
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Property Rights in the Colonial Era and Early Republic

James W. Ely - 1997 - 424 страници
...intergenerational transmission of wealth. ln this letter he proposed to Madison the "self evident" proposition " 'that the earth belongs in usufruct to the living'...dead have neither powers nor rights over it." The critical passage is worth quoting in full: The portion occupied by an individual ceases to be his when...
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Commodity & Propriety: Competing Visions of Property in American Legal ...

Gregory S. Alexander - 2008 - 496 страници
..."fundamental" question, Jefferson continued, "I set out on this ground, which I suppose to be self evident, 'that the earth belongs in usufruct to the living':...the dead have neither powers nor rights over it." This letter is a central text in the Jeffersonian canon; it represents, as Herbert Sloan has observed,...
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The Fateful Discourse of Worldly Things

David Halliburton - 1997 - 428 страници
...a more explicitly discursive ground: "I set out on this ground which I suppose to be self evident, 'that the earth belongs in usufruct to the living';...that the dead have neither powers nor rights over it" (J 959). Possession is scaled to the length of a generation: "Then no man can by natural right oblige...
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Revisioning the British Empire in the Eighteenth Century: Essays from Twenty ...

Lawrence H. Gipson - 1998 - 301 страници
...think very capable of proof. - I set out on this ground, which I suppose to be self evident, 't/iat the earth belongs in usufruct to the living: that the dead have neither powers nor rights over it On similar ground it may be proved that no society can make a perpetual constitution, or even a perpetual...
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Literary Imagination, Ancient and Modern: Essays in Honor of David Grene

Todd Breyfogle, David Grene - 1999 - 405 страници
...proof. — I set out on this ground, which I suppose to be self evident: "that the earth belongs in the usufruct to the living": that the dead have neither powers nor rights over it. On similar grounds 1t may be proved that no society can make a perpetual constitution, or even a perpetual...
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Social Science Quotations: Who Said What, When, and Where

David L. Sills, Robert King Merton - 2000 - 437 страници
...transmitted 1 think very capable of proof. 1 set out on this ground which 1 suppose to be self evident, "that the earth belongs in usufruct to the living;"...powers nor rights over it. The portion occupied by an individual ceases to be his when himself ceases to be, and reverts to the society. Letter to James...
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Slavery and the Founders: Race and Liberty in the Age of Jefferson

Paul Finkelman
...came close to articulating, at the political level, Thomas Jefferson's radical notions of inheritance, "'that the earth belongs in usufruct to the living':...the dead have neither powers nor rights over it." Jefferson believed that this theory of inheritance should apply to all laws, because the "earth belongs...
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Understanding Thomas Jefferson

E. M. Halliday - 2009 - 304 страници
...realize the tremendous importance of a principle that, though "self-evident," had been much neglected: "that the earth belongs in usufruct to the living;...the dead have neither powers nor rights over it." It was possibly a bit unfortunate, with regard to clarity, that a key word in the statement is rare...
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Principle and Interest: Thomas Jefferson and the Problem of Debt

Herbert E. Sloan - 2001 - 377 страници
...forty-six-year-old Thomas Jefferson wrote the most famous of his thousands of letters, telling James Madison "'that the earth belongs in usufruct to the living;...that the dead have neither powers nor rights over it."2 Apart from the opening of the Declaration of Independence, none of Jefferson's words are better...
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