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Alexander Hamilton examines Jefferson's address to Congress...



Item # 666958

February 16, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Feb. 16, 1802 

* re. Thomas Jefferson's state of the union address
* Alexander Hamilton pen name Lucius Crassus


Starting on page 2 & concluding on page 3 is: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number VII" signed in type by: Lucius Crassus, the pen name of Alexander Hamilton.
A website notes: "Hamilton’s “Examination of Jefferson’s Message to Congress of December 7, 1801” in which Hamilton, writing as Lucius Crassus (one of the great Roman orators), wrote of the need for “prudent aids and encouragements on the part of government” in addition to recognizing the important role and power of markets to bring economic growth. 
Eight pages, 9 by 11 inches, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War