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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 64 (Ascribed to John Jay)


To the People of the State of New York: IT IS a just and not a new observation, that enemies to particular persons, and opponents to particular measures, seldom confine their censures to such things only in either as are … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 5 (Ascribed to John Jay)


To the People of the State of New York: QUEEN ANNE, in her letter of the 1st July, 1706, to the Scotch Parliament, makes some observations on the importance of the UNION then forming between England and Scotland, which merit our … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 4 (Ascribed to John Jay)


To the People of the State of New York: MY LAST paper assigned several reasons why the safety of the people would be best secured by union against the danger it may be exposed to by JUST causes of war … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 3 (Ascribed to John Jay)


To the People of the State of New York: IT IS not a new observation that the people of any country (if, like the Americans, intelligent and wellinformed) seldom adopt and steadily persevere for many years in an erroneous opinion … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 2 (Ascribed to John Jay)


To the People of the State of New York: WHEN the people of America reflect that they are now called upon to decide a question, which, in its consequences, must prove one of the most important that ever engaged their attention, … Continue reading

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