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The following year, Congress purchased Jefferson’s extensive personal library (including some 6, books) for some $23, which became the foundation of the new Library of Congress. Please use the Library of Congress Ask a Librarian form. The Library of Congress is the world’s largest library, offering access to the creative record of the United States—and extensive materials from around the world—both on-site and online.

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The political scientist Morris P. Fiorina, in his book Congress: Keystone of the Washington Establishment, found that the number of congressional staff more than doubled between and The increase was mostly in district or state offices; the percentage of congressional staff who worked in a district office went from 14% in to 34%.

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BUTLER, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, (grandfather of Butler Ames and father-in-law of Adelbert Ames), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Deerfield, N.H., November 5, ; moved with his mother to Lowell, Mass., in ; attended high school and Exeter Academy, and was graduated from Waterville College (now Colby College), Waterville, Maine, in ; studied law; was admitted to the bar in.

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