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What spectacle can be more edifying or more seasonable, than that of Liberty & Learning, each leaning on the other for their mutual & surest support?

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Source Notes: Source: JAMES MADISON, letter to W. T. Barry, August 4, 1822.The Writings of James Madison, ed. Gaillard Hunt, vol. 9, p. 108 .These words are inscribed to the right of the main entrance of the Library of Congress James Madison Memorial Building.

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James Madison (March 16, 1751 June 28, 1836) was the fourth (1809 1817) President of the United States. He was co-author, with John Jay and Alexander Hamilton, of the Federalist Papers, and is traditionally regarded as the Father of the United States Constitution.

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