Federalist No 72, The Duration in Office of the Executive…

…and Re-Eligibility of the Executive Considered From the Independent Journal Wednesday, March 19, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: THE administration of government, in its largest sense, comprehends all the operations of the body politic, whether legislative, executive, or judiciary; but in its most usual, and perhaps its most precise signification. …

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The Siege of Charleston

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. May 12.—This morning the garrison of Charleston, after sustaining a siege of over a month’s duration, surrendered prisoners of war to the combined fleet and army of Great Britain. The following is a journal of the siege, from the …

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