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Federalist No 3, Dangers From Foreign Force, Continued

(Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence) For the Independent Journal Saturday, November 3, 1787 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 well informed) seldom adopt and steadily persevere for many years in an erroneous…

Cornwallis’s Surrender celebrated at Trenton

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. October 28.—Yesterday the great and important event of the surrender of Lord Cornwallis and his whole army, to the combined forces commanded by his Excellency GENERAL WASHINGTON, was celebrated at Trenton, in New Jersey, with every mark of joy…

Thomas Jefferson to John Randolph

Philadelphia, November 29, 1775. Dear Sir, I am to give you the melancholy intelligence of the death of our most worthy Speaker, which happened here on the 22nd of the last month. He was struck with an apoplexy, and expired within five hours. I have it in my power to acquaint you that the success…