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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 6 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Elliott, Jonathan, 1784-1846 (search)
Elliott, Jonathan, 1784-1846 Author; born in Carlisle, England, in 1784; emigrated to New York in 1802; served in the United States army in the War of 1812. Among his writings are American diplomatic code; Debate on the adoption of the Constitution; The comparative tariffs, etc. he died in Washington, D. C., March 12, 1846.
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Chapter 8: American political writing, 1760-1789 (search)
the Articles. The Journal of the convention comprises only a bare record of proceedings, and does not report debates; the proceedings, moreover, were behind closed doors. For our knowledge of what was said, as distinguished from what was voted, we are dependent upon Madison's elaborate Notes, taken down at the time and corrected and supplemented by the journal; some Minutes of Yates, a New York delegate; a Report by Luther Martin to the Maryland assembly The foregoing are included in Elliott's Debates and Farrand's Records of the Federal Convention (see Bibliography).; and the letters, many of them still unpublished, of members of the convention. The elaborate publication of documents, debates, and reports which commonly attends a modern state constitutional convention was conspicuously lacking. While the convention was in session, there was published at Boston, New York, and Philadelphia, in separate editions, the first volume of John Adams's Defence of the constitutions o
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index. (search)
L., 223, 224 Davis, John, 202, 234, 291 Day of doom, the, 156, 157 Days (Emerson), 359 Deane, Charles, 20 Death (Porteus), 263, 263 n. Death of Schiller, the, 270 n. Death of slavery, the, 270 Decatur, Captain, 226 Debates (Elliott), 147 n. Declaration of the causes and necessity of taking up arms, 141, 142 Declaration of Independence, 142-143 Declarations and resolves (I 774), 134 Deerslayer, the, 209, 303-304 Defence of the Constitution of government of the 0, 348, 355, 356 Eighth of January, the, 222, 226 Elegy on the times, 171 Elementa Philosophica, 81, 84, 85, 85 n. Elijah's translation, 158 Eliot, George, 279 Eliot, John, 25, 41-43, 46, 156 Ellet, Mrs., Elizabeth, 224 Elliott, Jonathan, 147 n. Ellis, H. M., 233 n. Ellsworth, Oliver, 148 Embargo, 150, 261, 262 Embarkment for Cythera, 110 Emblems (Quarles), 157 Emerson, Mary Moody, 350 Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 60, 84, 103, 262, 268, 271, 272, 276, 328, 331, 3