Richard Henry Lee to George Mason

It has given me much pleasure to be informed that General Washington and yourself have…

Resolves for Independence

Resolved, That these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent…

Lee’s Proposals

It having been found from universal experience, that the most expressed declarations and reservations are…

Letter to Edmund Randolph with Objections to the Constitution

Source: The American Museum or Repository of Ancient and Modern Fugitive Pieces, etc., Prose and…

Richard Henry Lee to George Mason, October 1, 1787

I have waited until now to answer your favor of Septr. 18th from Philadelphia, that…

Richard Henry Lee to George Mason, October 1, 1787

I have waited until now to answer your favor of Septr. 18th from Philadelphia, that…

Federal Farmer XVIII

Dear sir, I am persuaded, a federal head never was formed, that possessed half the…

Federal Farmer XVII

Dear sir, I believe the people of the United States are full in the opinion,…

Federal Farmer XVI

Dear sir, Having gone through with the organization of the government, I shall now proceed…

Federal Farmer XV

Dear sir, Before I proceed to examine particularly the powers vested, or which ought to…

Federal Farmer XIV

Dear sir, To continue the subject of appointments: Officers, in the fifth place, may be…

Federal Farmer XIII

Dear sir, In this letter I shall further examine two clauses in the proposed constitution…

Federal Farmer XII

Dear sir, On carefully examining the parts of the proposed system, respecting the elections of…

Federal Farmer XI

Dear sir, I shall now add a few observations respecting the organization of the senate,…

Federal Farmer X

Dear sir, It is said that our people have a high sense of freedom, possess…

Federal Farmer IX

Dear sir, The advocates of the constitution say we must trust to the administration, and…

Federal Farmer VIII

Dear sir, Before I proceed to examine the objections, I beg leave to add a…

Federal Farmer VII

Dear sir, In viewing the various governments instituted by mankind, we see their whole force…

Federal Farmer VI

Dear sir, My former letters to you, respecting the constitution proposed, were calculated merely to…