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Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804) The Federalist: a collection of essays, written in favour of the new Constitution, as agreed upon by the Federal convention, September 17, 1787

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02883 Author/Creator: Hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Book Date: 1788 Pagination: vi, 365 p. ; 16 x 11 cm.

Summary of Content: Volume II (of two) only. John H. Peyton, a lawyer and Virginia state senator, owned this copy, signed his name on the title page, and made other notes in it. Contains a bookplate. Printed and sold by J. and A. M'Lean of New York.

Background Information: Signer of the U.S. Constitution.

People: Peyton, John Howe, 1778-1847
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804
Madison, James, 1751-1836
Jay, John, 1745-1829

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: US ConstitutionPresidentsAmerican StatesmenGovernment and CivicsRatificationPoliticsFederalists

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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