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Impartial Examiner II

Impartial Examiner II27 February 1788by (Continued from our last)Section 8th of the first article gives the Congress a power "to lay and collect, taxes, duties, imposts and excises." If it be…

Impartial Examiner III

Impartial Examiner III5 March 1788by (Concluded from our last.)After the most deliberate reflections on this important matter, permit me, my dear countrymen, to declare to you in the most…

Impartial Examiner IV

Impartial Examiner IV11 June 1788by In monarchy, where the established maxim is, that the king should be respected as a great and transcendent personage, who knows no equal—who in his royal…

Impartial Examiner V

Impartial Examiner V18 June 1788by When a change, so momentous in it's nature, as that of new modelling a plan of government, becomes the object of any people's meditation, every citizen,…

Part V. Letters of John DeWitt

AbstractThe most effective series of articles denying the need for a stronger central government came from an unidentified Massachusetts anti-federalist in a series of five articles that…

John DeWitt I

John DeWitt I22 October 1787by John DeWittTo the Free Citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.Whoever attentively examines the history of America, and compares it with that of other…

John DeWitt II

John DeWitt II27 October 1787by John DeWittTo the Free Citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.In my last address upon the proceedings of the Federal Convention I endeavored to convince…

John DeWitt III

John DeWitt III5 November 1787by John DeWittTo the Free Citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.Civil liberty, in all countries, hath promoted by a free discussion of publick measures,…

John DeWitt IV (excerpt)

John DeWitt IV (excerpt)by Like the performance of a fine painter, the Senate is the subject of the piece painted.—The people with their priviledges, to an attentive observer, may be seen in…