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Sunday December 14th 2014

‘Founders Corner’

Blackstone: Of the Absolute Rights of Individuals

Blackstone: Of the Absolute Rights of Individuals

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Commentaries on the Laws of England - Book 1: Rights of Persons, Chapter 1 1765-1769 The objects of the laws of England are so very numerous and extensive, that, in order to consider them with any tolerable ease and perspicuity, it will be necessary to distribute them methodically, under proper and [...]

Federalist Papers 68, Alexander Hamilton

Federalist Papers 68, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, March 12, 1788 The Electoral College: A unique, wise, safe, and superior system for electing the President of the United States THE mode of appointment of the Chief Magistrate of the United States is almost the only part of the system, of any consequence, which has escaped without severe [...]

Federalist Papers No. 67, Alexander Hamilton

Federalist Papers No. 67, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS Tuesday, March 11, 1788 Hamilton compares presidential power to temporarily fill vacancies in the Senate to similar powers exercised by state governors. THE constitution of the executive department of the proposed government, claims next our attention. There is hardly any part of the system [...]

1768—Samuel Adams to Dennys De Berdt

1768—Samuel Adams to Dennys De Berdt

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: LETTERS, SAMUEL ADAMS Boston, May 14, 1768 TO DENNYS DE BERDT Sir— By Mr Edward Church a Passenger in Capt Wilson who sailed the 24th ult. I sent you the Journals of the House of Representatives for the year past. There cannot be a better Evidence of the Moderation and good temper, with which ye Affairs of [...]

Federalist Papers No. 66, Alexander Hamilton

Federalist Papers No. 66, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER: MAJOR WORKS Saturday, March 8. 1788 Principle Objections that Have Appeared Against the Proposed Court for the Trial of Impeachments Considered A REVIEW of the principal objections that have appeared against the proposed court for the trial of impeachments, will not improbably eradicate the remains of any [...]

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