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The Papers of James Madison
The Papers of James Madison

3 November 1810-4 November 1811

Madison, James, Stagg, J. C. A., Cross, Jeanne Kerr, Perdue, Susan Holbrook

Edited by J.C.A. Stagg, Jeanne Kerr Cross, and Susan Holbrook Perdue

This carefully annotated and indexed volume sheds new light on many of the domestic and foreign...


The Image of Thomas Jefferson in the Public Eye
The Image of Thomas Jefferson in the Public Eye

Portraits for the People, 1800–1809

Cunningham, Noble E., Jr.

An important contribtion to iconographic studies of the presidency, this book employs an innovative approach. Sixty engraving, medal and silhousettes illustrate the images of...


Reinterpreting New England Indians and the Colonial Experience
Reinterpreting New England Indians and the Colonial Experience
Calloway, Colin G., Salisbury, Neal

For the indigenous peoples of New England--the Abenaki, Mohegan, Mohican, Narragansett, Nipmuc, Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, Pequot, Schaghticoke, Wampanoag, and other tribal...


The Papers of James Madison
The Papers of James Madison

8 February-24 October 1813

Madison, James

The Papers of James Madison project, housed at the University of Virginia, was established in 1956 to publish annotated volumes of the correspondence and writings of James...


The Papers of James Madison
The Papers of James Madison
Secretary of State Series, vol. 6

1 November 1803-31 March 1804

Madison, James, Hackett, Mary A., Stagg, J. C. A., Barber, Ellen J., Colony, Anne Mandeville, Kreider, Angela

In the five-month period covered by this volume of the Secretary of State Series, Madison and Jefferson work jointly to acquire final possession of, and establish a preliminary...


The Diaries of Gouverneur Morris

New York, 1799-1816

Morris, Gouverneur, Miller, Melanie Randolph

On January 5, 1799, a day that was "cold and like for Snow," Gouverneur Morris left the city of New York after dinner and then, as he recorded in his diary, went "to my House...


George Washington, Nationalist
George Washington, Nationalist
Larson, Edward J.

George Washington was the unanimous choice of his fellow founders for president, and he is remembered to this day as an exceptional leader, but how exactly did this manifest...


The Papers of James Madison
The Papers of James Madison

1 May 1816-3 March 1817, with a supplement, 1809-1815

Madison, James, Stagg, J. C. A., Johnson, Mary Parke, Harbury, Katharine E., Colony, Anne Mandeville

The final volume of the Presidential Series covers Madison’s last ten months in office, during which he maintained a busy schedule despite taking the longest summer vacation in...


Culture and Liberty in the Age of the American Revolution
Culture and Liberty in the Age of the American Revolution
Rozbicki, Michal Jan

In his new book, Michal Jan Rozbicki undertakes to bridge the gap between the political and the cultural histories of the American Revolution. Through a careful examination of...


Scientific Jefferson
Scientific Jefferson

Revealed

Clagett, Martin R.

Well known as a politician and architect, Thomas Jefferson also made important contributions to science. He was elected the third president not only of the United States but...


This Glorious Struggle
This Glorious Struggle

George Washington's Revolutionary War Letters

Lengel, Edward G.

George Washington wrote an astonishing number of letters, both personal and professional. The majority—about 140,000 documents—are from his years as commander in chief during...


The Selected Papers of John Jay Digital Edition
The Selected Papers of John Jay Digital Edition
Nuxoll, Elizabeth M.

The careers of few figures in American history have encompassed as much as did John Jay’s. His accomplishments span pre- and post-Revolutionary history and extend into all...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

1 September-31 December 1793

Washington, George, Hoth, David R.

During the last four months of 1793, the period documented by volume 14 of the Presidential Series, George Washington and his administration remained chiefly involved with...


Fatal Glory
Fatal Glory

Narciso Lopez and the First Clandestine U.S. War against Cuba

Chaffin, Tom

Until now, the story of Narciso Lopez's daring invasions of Cuba has remained one of the great lost sagas of American history. Wildly famous during the mid-nineteenth century...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

June 1767-December 1771

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W., Twohig, Dorothy

The ten-volume Colonial Series, covering the years 1748-1775, takes the young Washington through his command of the Virginia Regiment during the French and Indian War and then...


The Papers of Abraham Lincoln
The Papers of Abraham Lincoln

Legal Documents and Cases

Lincoln, Abraham, Stowell, Daniel W.

Many in politics began their careers in the law; no one has cut such a distinguished path in this regard as Abraham Lincoln. Before his presidency, from 1836 to 1861, Lincoln...


The Papers of John Marshall Digital Edition
The Papers of John Marshall Digital Edition
Hobson, Charles F.

 

John Marshall was the longest-serving chief justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, with a tenure lasting more than three decades. He was also arguably the most influential...


Selected Journals of Caroline Healey Dall
Dall, Caroline Healey, Deese, Helen R.

This second volume of selections from Caroline Healey Dall’s diary extends her story into the crucial period of her central role in the American women’s movement and her...


Blood from the Sky
Blood from the Sky

Miracles and Politics in the Early American Republic

Jortner, Adam

In the decades following the Revolution, the supernatural exploded across the American landscape—fabulous reports of healings, exorcisms, magic, and angels crossed the nation....


The Citizenship Revolution
The Citizenship Revolution

Politics and the Creation of the American Union, 1774-1804

Bradburn, Douglas

Most Americans believe that the ratification of the Constitution in 1788 marked the settlement of post-Revolutionary disputes over the meanings of rights, democracy, and...


Yuletide in Dixie
Yuletide in Dixie

Slavery, Christmas, and Southern Memory

May, Robert E.

How did enslaved African Americans in the Old South really experience Christmas? Did Christmastime provide slaves with a lengthy and jubilant respite from labor and the whip,...


Becoming Men of Some Consequence
Becoming Men of Some Consequence

Youth and Military Service in the Revolutionary War

Ruddiman, John A.

Young Continental soldiers carried a heavy burden in the American Revolution. Their experiences of coming of age during the upheavals of war provide a novel perspective on the...


Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont in America
Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont in America

Their Friendship and Their Travels

Tocqueville, Alexis de, Zunz, Olivier

Alexis de Tocqueville, a young aristocrat of twenty-five, worried deeply about the future of France as well as his own fate in his native country, which had just experienced...


Liberty Without Anarchy
Liberty Without Anarchy

A History of the Society of the Cincinnati

Myers, Minor, Jr.

Founded in May 1783 at Steuben’s headquarters near Newburg, N.Y., by officers of the Continental army and navy, the Society of the Cincinnati was at one time one of America’s...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, vol. 3

January-March 1776

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W.

Volume 3 covers the final months of the siege of Boston. It opens with General Washington proclaiming the commencement of the remodeled Continental army on New Year's Day 1776...


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