1.34 – Source Notes



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Map of the electoral vote for the 1796 presidential election, courtesy of Wikipedia

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  • Adams, John. “To Abigail Adams, 10 February 1796,” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified April 12, 2018, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Adams/04-11-02-0086. [Original source: The Adams Papers, Adams Family Correspondence, vol. 11, July 1795 – February 1797, ed. Margaret A. Hogan, C. James Taylor, Sara Martin, Neal E. Millikan, Hobson Woodward, Sara B. Sikes, and Gregg L. Lint. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013, pp. 171–172.] [Last Accessed: 29 Apr 2018]
  • Adams, John. “To Abigail Adams, 15 February 1796,” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified April 12, 2018, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Adams/04-11-02-0090. [Original source: The Adams Papers, Adams Family Correspondence, vol. 11, July 1795 – February 1797, ed. Margaret A. Hogan, C. James Taylor, Sara Martin, Neal E. Millikan, Hobson Woodward, Sara B. Sikes, and Gregg L. Lint. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013, pp. 177–179.] [Last Accessed: 17 Apr 2018]
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  • Duane, William. “A letter to George Washington, president of the United States: containing strictures on his address of the seventeenth of September, 1796, notifying his relinquishment of the presidential office. / By Jasper Dwight, of Vermont.” Philadelphia, PA: Benjamin Franklin Bache, 1796. https://quod.lib.umich.edu/e/evans/N23664.0001.001/1:2?rgn=div1;view=fulltext [Last Accessed: 29 Apr 2018]
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  • Hamilton, Alexander. “To George Washington, 5 November 1796,” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified April 12, 2018, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/99-01-02-01062. [Last Accessed: 18 Apr 2018]
  • Jefferson, Thomas. “To William Branch Giles, 31 December 1795,” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified April 12, 2018, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-28-02-0440. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 28, 1 January 1794 – 29 February 1796, ed. John Catanzariti. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000, pp. 565–567.] [Last Accessed: 27 Apr 2018]
  • Jefferson, Thomas. “To Edward Rutledge, 27 December 1796,” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified April 12, 2018, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-29-02-0189. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 29, 1 March 1796 – 31 December 1797, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002, pp. 231–233.] [Last Accessed: 29 Apr 2018]
  • Jefferson, Thomas. “To James Madison, 8 January 1797,” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified April 12, 2018, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Madison/01-16-02-0313. [Original source: The Papers of James Madison, vol. 16, 27 April 1795 – 27 March 1797, ed. J. C. A. Stagg, Thomas A. Mason, and Jeanne K. Sisson. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1989, p. 448.] [Last Accessed: 6 May 2018]
  • Jefferson, Thomas. “To James Madison, 30 January 1797,” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified April 12, 2018, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-29-02-0223. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 29, 1 March 1796 – 31 December 1797, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002, pp. 280–281.] [Last Accessed: 6 May 2018]
  • Knox, Henry. “To George Washington, 15 January 1797,” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified April 12, 2018, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/99-01-02-00183. [Last Accessed: 6 May 2018]
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  • Madison, James. “To Thomas Jefferson, 5 December 1796,” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified April 12, 2018, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-29-02-0173. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 29, 1 March 1796 – 31 December 1797, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002, pp. 214–215.] [Last Accessed: 30 Apr 2018]
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  • Pickering, Timothy. “To George Washington, 10 February 1797,” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified April 12, 2018, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/99-01-02-00274. [Last Accessed: 6 May 2018]
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  • Trumbull, Jonathan, Jr. “To George Washington, 23 January 1797,” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified April 12, 2018, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/99-01-02-00212. [Last Accessed: 6 May 2018]
  • Washington, George. “To Tobias Lear, 30 March 1796.” The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources 1745-1799: Volume 35: March 30, 1796-July 31, 1797. John C Fitzpatrick, ed. 1939. https://books.google.com/books?id=ooGyAwAAQBAJ&lpg=PA6&ots=ObAdia1hSZ&dq=is%20large%20enough%20to%20receive%20a%20bed%20for%20you%20and%20it%20is%20needless%20to%20add%20we%20shall%20be%20glad%20of%20your%20company&pg=PA6#v=onepage&q&f=false [Last Accessed: 29 Apr 2018]
  • Washington, George. “Farewell Address,” September 19, 1796. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=65539. [Last Accessed: 27 Apr 2018]
  • Washington, George. “To Alexander Hamilton, 3 November 1796,” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified April 12, 2018, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-20-02-0243. [Original source: The Papers of Alexander Hamilton, vol. 20, January 1796 – March 1797, ed. Harold C. Syrett. New York: Columbia University Press, 1974, pp. 366–367.] [Last Accessed: 18 Apr 2018]
  • Washington, George. “Special Message,” January 19, 1797. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=65533. [Last Accessed: 6 May 2018]
  • Washington, George. “To Henry Knox, 2 March 1797,” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified April 12, 2018, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/99-01-02-00379. [Last Accessed: 6 May 2018]
  • Washington, George. “To Jonathan Trumbull, Jr., 3 March 1797,” Founders Online, National Archives, last modified April 12, 2018, http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/99-01-02-00393. Last Accessed: 6 May 2018

Featured Image: “Patrick Henry” by George Bagby Matthews [c. 1891], courtesy of Wikipedia


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