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Federalist No 37, Concerning the Difficulties of the Convention…

…in Devising a Proper Form of Government From the Daily Advertiser Friday, January 11, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: IN REVIEWING the defects of the existing Confederation, and showing that they cannot be supplied by a government of less energy than that before the public, several of the most important…

Federalist No 10, The Union as a Safeguard, Continued

(The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection) From the Daily Advertiser Thursday, November 22, 1787 To the People of the State of New York: AMONG the numerous advantages promised by a well constructed Union, none deserves to be more accurately developed than its tendency to break and control the violence of faction.…

Nathan Hale and Andre

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. May 17.—America has not only produced great military characters, but exhibited many striking instances of humanity and generosity in the present war. Among the latter we may place the treatment given to Major Andre, a British spy, who came…