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3.08 – Source Notes



Special thanks to Rob and Jamie of Totalus Rankium for providing the intro quotes for this episode!

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  • Fry, Michael, and Nathan Coleman. “To Thomas Jefferson, 17 October 1801,” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed September 29, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-35-02-0376. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 35, 1 August–30 November 1801, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008, pp. 457–458.] [Last Accessed: 12 Nov 2019]
  • Hall, Kermit L. “Circuit Riding.” The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States. Kermit L Hall, ed. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992. p. 145.
  • Jefferson, Thomas. “To Michael Fry and Nathan Coleman, 22 October 1801,” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed September 29, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-35-02-0398. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 35, 1 August–30 November 1801, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008, p. 486.] [Last Accessed: 12 Nov 2019]
  • Jefferson, Thomas. “V. To the Danbury Baptist Association, 1 January 1802,” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed September 29, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-36-02-0152-0006. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 36, 1 December 1801–3 March 1802, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009, p. 258.] [Last Accessed: 8 Nov 2019]
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  • Neem, Johann N. “Beyond the Wall: Reinterpreting Jefferson’s Danbury Address.” Journal of the Early Republic. 27:1 [Spring 2007] 139-154.
  • Preyer, Kathryn. “Judiciary Acts of 1801 and 1802.” The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States. Kermit L Hall, ed. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992. p. 474-475.
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  • Sharp, James Roger. The Deadlocked Election of 1800: Jefferson, Burr, and the Union in the Balance. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2010.
  • Smith, Jean Edward. John Marshall: Definer of a Nation. New York: Henry Holt & Co, 1996.
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Featured Image: “Indicium from one cent United States postal card of 1894 depicting Thomas Jefferson” by the US Post Office Department [c. 1894], courtesy of Wikipedia


3.07 – Source Notes



Special thanks to Zach and Louren for providing the intro quotes for this episode! Learn more about Zach’s work in historical research by checking out my interview with him about the Polks.

  • Achenbach, Joel. The Grand Idea: George Washington’s Potomac and the Race to the West. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004.
  • Ambrose, Stephen E. Duty, Honor, Country: A History of West Point. Baltimore, MD and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999 [1966].
  • “An Act to establish a uniform rule of naturalization, and to repeal the acts heretofore passed on that subject.” Annals of Congress, 7th Congress, 1st 1329-1332. https://memory.loc.gov/ll/llac/011/0600/06621329.gif. [Last Accessed: 5 Nov 2019]
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  • Jackson, Donald. Thomas Jefferson & the Stony Mountains: Exploring the West from Monticello. Urbana, IL; Chicago; and London: University of Illinois Press, 1981.
  • Jefferson, Thomas. “To Philip Nolan, 24 June 1798,” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed September 29, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-30-02-0311. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 30, 1 January 1798 – 31 January 1799, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003, pp. 425–426.] [Last Accessed: 14 Oct 2019]
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  • Jefferson, Thomas. “To William C. C. Claiborne, 13 July 1801,” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed September 29, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-34-02-0427. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 34, 1 May–31 July 1801, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007, pp. 560–562.] [Last Accessed: 16 Oct 2019]
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  • Madison, James. “To Winthrop Sargent, 16 June 1801,” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed September 29, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Madison/02-01-02-0407. [Original source: The Papers of James Madison, Secretary of State Series, vol. 1, 4 March–31 July 1801, ed. Robert J. Brugger, Robert A. Rutland, Robert Rhodes Crout, Jeanne K. Sisson, and Dru Dowdy. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1986, pp. 320–321.] [Last Accessed: 16 Oct 2019]
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  • Peters, Richard, ed. The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America, Volume II. Boston: Charles C Little and James Brown, 1845. https://www.loc.gov/law/help/statutes-at-large/6th-congress/c6.pdf [Last Accessed: 19 Oct 2019]
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Featured Image: “The American Soldier, 1805” by H Charles McBarron Jr [c. 20th century], courtesy of Wikipedia


3.06 – Source Notes



Special thanks to E.M. Rummage of the Age of Napoleon podcast and Michael Troy of the American Revolution podcast for providing the intro quotes for this episode!

  • Armstrong, Thom M. Politics, Diplomacy and Intrigue in the Early Republic: The Cabinet Career of Robert Smith 1801-1811. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co, 1991.
  • Balinky, Alexander. Albert Gallatin: Fiscal Theories and Policies. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1958.
  • Burr, Aaron. “Memorandum from Aaron Burr, [ca. 17 March 1801],” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed September 29, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-33-02-0281. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 33, 17 February–30 April 1801, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006, pp. 330–333.] [Last Accessed: 7 Oct 2019]
  • Chernow, Ron. Alexander Hamilton. New York: Penguin Press, 2004.
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  • Dearborn, Henry. “To Thomas Jefferson, 12 August 1801,” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed September 29, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-35-02-0053. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 35, 1 August–30 November 1801, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008, p. 74.] [Last Accessed: 5 Oct 2019]
  • Dungan, Nicholas. Gallatin: America’s Swiss Founding Father. New York & London: New York University Press, 2010.
  • Fischer, David Hackett. The Revolution of American Conservatism: The Federalist Party in the Era of Jeffersonian Democracy. New York: Harper & Row, 1965.
  • Gallatin, Albert. “Albert Gallatin’s Report on Delinquent Collectors, 9 June 1801,” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed September 29, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-34-02-0237. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 34, 1 May–31 July 1801, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007, pp. 280–281.] [Last Accessed: 7 Oct 2019]
  • Gallatin, Albert. “Enclosure: Circular to Customs Collectors,” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed September 29, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-34-02-0486-0002. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 34, 1 May–31 July 1801, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007, p. 636.] [Last Accessed: 8 Oct 2019]
  • Gallatin, Albert. “To Thomas Jefferson, 29 August 1801,” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed September 29, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-35-02-0128. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 35, 1 August–30 November 1801, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008, pp. 168–170.] [Last Accessed: 8 Oct 2019]
  • Gallatin, Albert. “To Thomas Jefferson, 12 September 1801,” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed September 29, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-35-02-0212. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 35, 1 August–30 November 1801, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008, pp. 272–275.] [Last Accessed: 7 Oct 2019]
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  • Habersham, Joseph. “To Thomas Jefferson, 14 September 1801,” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed September 29, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-35-02-0224. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 35, 1 August–30 November 1801, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008, p. 291.] [Last Accessed: 8 Oct 2019]
  • Habersham, Joseph. “To Thomas Jefferson, 21 September 1801,” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed September 29, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-35-02-0262. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 35, 1 August–30 November 1801, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008, pp. 330–331.] [Last Accessed: 8 Oct 2019]
  • Hamilton, Alexander. “The Examination Number I, [17 December 1801],” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed April 11, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-25-02-0264-0002. [Original source: The Papers of Alexander Hamilton, vol. 25, July 1800 – April 1802, ed. Harold C. Syrett. New York: Columbia University Press, 1977, pp. 453–457.] [Last Accessed: 22 Sep 2019]
  • Jefferson, Thomas. “To Gouverneur Morris, 8 May 1801,” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed April 11, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-34-02-0047. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 34, 1 May–31 July 1801, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007, pp. 64–65.] [Last Accessed: 29 Sep 2019]
  • Jefferson, Thomas. “To Nathaniel Macon, 14 May 1801,” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed September 29, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-34-02-0083. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 34, 1 May–31 July 1801, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007, pp. 109–110.] [Last Accessed: 13 Oct 2019]
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  • Jefferson, Thomas. “To Robert Smith, 9 July 1801,” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed September 29, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-34-02-0409. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 34, 1 May–31 July 1801, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007, pp. 534–535.] [Last Accessed: 1 Oct 2019]
  • Jefferson, Thomas. “To Samuel Smith, 9 July 1801,” Founders Online, National Archives, accessed September 29, 2019, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-34-02-0410. [Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 34, 1 May–31 July 1801, ed. Barbara B. Oberg. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007, pp. 535–536.] [Last Accessed: 1 Oct 2019]
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Featured Image: “Captain Richard Dale, USN” by Richard W Dodson [1865], courtesy of Wikipedia


3.05 – Source Notes



Special thanks to Alex for providing the intro quote for this episode and to Chris Flynn of the Number 10 Podcast for providing insight on British and Irish affairs at the turn of the 19th century!

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Featured Image: “Manuel de Godoy” by Antonio Carnicero [c. late 18th/early 19th century], courtesy of Wikipedia


3.04 – Source Notes



Special thanks to Moxie of the Your Brain on Facts podcast for providing the intro quote for this episode!

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3.03 – Source Notes



Special thanks to Jacob Collier of the Podcast on Germany for providing the intro quote for this episode!

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Featured Image: “Thomas Jefferson” by Gilbert Stuart [c. 1805], courtesy of Wikipedia


3.02 – Source Notes



Special thanks to Alex for providing one of the intro quotes for this episode!

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3.01 – Source Notes



Special thanks to Chris Flynn of the Number 10 Podcast for providing the intro quote for this episode!

  • Brodie, Fawn M. Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History. New York: Bantam Books, 1985 [1974].
  • Cunningham, Noble E., Jr. In Pursuit of Reason: The Life of Thomas Jefferson. New York: Ballantine Books, 1988 [1987].
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  • Malone, Dumas. Jefferson the Virginian: Jefferson and His Time, Volume One. Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1948.
  • Meacham, Jon. Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power. New York: Random House, 2012.
  • Peterson, Merrill D, ed. The Portable Thomas Jefferson. New York: Penguin Books, 1977.

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2.26 – Source Notes



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  • “Portrait of President John Adams” by Gilbert Stuart [c. 1821] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:John_Adams_-_by_Gilbert_Stuart_-_c_1821_-_Natl_Portrait_Gallery_Washington_DC.jpg
  • “Portrait of George Washington Adams, son of John Quincy Adams” by Charles Bird King [c. 1820] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:George_Washington_Adams.jpg
  • “John Quincy Adams” by George Peter Alexander Healy [1858] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:John_Quincy_Adams_by_GPA_Healy,_1858.jpg
  • “John Adams II, son of President John Quincy Adams” by unknown [c. 1820] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:John_Adams_II.jpg
  • “John Quincy Adams” by Gilbert Stuart [1818] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:635px-Gilbert_Stuart_-_John_Quincy_Adams_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg

 


V004 – Source Notes



Special thanks to Zach for sharing his time and insight with us! To learn more about Zach’s work on Elias Polk:

  • “James K Polk: Ancestry, Politics, & Policies.” C-SPAN. 12 Apr 2019. https://www.c-span.org/video/?459435-3/james-k-polk-ancestry-politics-policies
  • Kinslow, Zacharie. “Enslaved and Entrenched: The Complex Life of Elias Polk.” White House Historical Association. 2018. https://www.whitehousehistory.org/enslaved-and-entrenched

Images Used in the Video:

  • “Zacharie Kinslow” (3 photos) courtesy of Zacharie Kinslow
  • “Elias Polk“, illustration originally from the Daily American newspaper in Elias Polk’s obituary announcement, 31 Dec 1886, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Elias_Polk.jpg
  • “James Knox Polk” by George Peter Alexander Healy [Oct 1858] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:James_Knox_Polk_by_GPA_Healy,_1858.jpg
  • “Portrait of Mrs. James K Polk” by George Dury after George Peter Alexander Healy [1883] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Polk_sarah.jpg
  • “Daguerreotype of Dolley Madison” by Mathew Brady [1848] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Daguerreotype_of_Dolley_Madison.jpg
  • “A gathering on the South Portico of the White House of President Polk, Dolley Madison, and James Buchanan” by John Plumbe Jr [1848] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dolly_MAdison.jpg
  • “Paul Jennings” [pre-1874] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Paul_Jennings.jpg
  • “Polk/Dallas Campaign Banner” by Nathaniel Currier firm [1844] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Polk_Dallas_campaign_banner.jpg
  • “James Knox Polk” by George Peter Alexander Healy [1846] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:JamesKnoxPolk.png
  • “John Quincy Adams” [c. 1855-1865 (copy)] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:John_Q._Adams.jpg
  • “Oil on canvas portrait of Henry Clay” by Henry F Darby [1858] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Clay_portrait.jpg
  • “Andrew Jackson” by Thomas Scully [1824] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Andrew_Jackson.jpg
  • “Lithograph of Andrew Jackson destroying the Second Bank of the United States” by Edward W Clay [c. 1832-1833] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1832bank1.jpg
  • “A portrait of New York Governor and US President Martin Van Buren” by Daniel Huntington [c. late 19th/early 20th century] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MVanBuren.png
  • “James K Polk” [c. 1846], courtesy of Zacharie Kinslow
  • “James K Polk” [c. 1849], courtesy of Zacharie Kinslow
  • “New Orleans lithograph from 1852” by J W Hill & Smith [1852] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:New_Orleans_lithograph_from_1852.jpg
  • “The Polk House,” courtesy of Zacharie Kinslow
  • “Grundy Place” [pre-1845] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GrundyPlace.jpg
  • “Hernán Cortés” (portrait given to James K Polk), courtesy of Zacharie Kinslow
  • “The Death of James K Polk,” courtesy of Zacharie Kinslow
  • “James and Sarah Polk” [1848-1849] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:James_K_Polk_and_Sarah_C_Polk.jpg
  • “Sarah Childress Polk” by George Dury [1875] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sarahdurry.gif.jpg
  • “Portrait of Thomas Morris Chester, taken in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania circa 1870” by David C Burnite [1870] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Thomas_Morris_Chester.jpg
  • “Frederick Douglass” by George Kendall Warren [1879] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Frederick_Douglass_(circa_1879).jpg

Featured Images: “James Knox Polk” by George Peter Alexander Healy [Oct 1858] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:James_Knox_Polk_by_GPA_Healy,_1858.jpg and “Portrait of Mrs. James K Polk” by George Dury after George Peter Alexander Healy [1883] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Polk_sarah.jpg