An Inquiry Into The Formation Of Washington's Farewell Address

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byHorace Binney

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...or Heads of Topics," which is as follows: " Had the situation of our public affairs continued to wear the same aspect they assumed " at the time the foregoing Address was drawn, I should not have taken the liberty of " troubling you, my fellow-citizens, with any new sentiment," &c.; and, after this first paragraph closes, there is an asterisk, directing the reader to the top of the adjacent column, on the left hand side, where Hamilton immediately introduces the subject of the Union, (ihe last but one of Washington''s wishes or vows in the " Heads, or Hints of " Topics,") in these words: " Let me, then, conjure you, fellow-citizens, atill more ear-" nestly than I have done, to hold fast to that Union which constitutes you one people;" and he goes on through the following pages to page 8 of the manuscript, with an orderly notice of other parts of the " Hints, or Heads of Topics," very much after tho manner of his original draught, introducing on page 8, opposite to a paragraph in regard to the spirit of party, the following line, written lengthwise on the right hand margin: " This " is not in the first--may be interwoven;" the first referring, no doubt, to Hamilton''s original and amended draught, already sent on. And then the paper proceeds to the end of the amendments and of the paper itself in the same manner, closing with these words: " The nation which indulges against another habitual hatred, or for another " habitual fondness, is in some degree a slave. It is," &c. Immediately below which is this direction: " To the end, as in the former." At the top of the left hand column of this last page (13), and opposite to the concluding paragraph, of which I have given the closing lines, are these words: " Varied from the first I sent, and I...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...or Heads of Topics," which is as follows: " Had the situation of our public affairs continued to wear the same ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217772986

ISBN - 13:9780217772983

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