Tag Archives: John Jay

Recommended Books: Non-Fiction

I have been meaning to do a Part 2 to my Recommended Books: Fiction list – put together years ago. I wanted to recommend non-fiction, from history books to biographies to essays to whatever. Here is the Non-Fiction list. I’ve … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, John Jay

God’s will be done; to him I resign—in him I confide. Do the like. Any other philosophy applicable to this occasion is delusive. Away with it. — Letter to his wife, Sally Jay, April 20, 1794 John Jay was born … Continue reading

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The Books: “The Federalist Papers” (Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay)

Next in my Daily Book Excerpt: Next book in my Political section: The Federalist Papers, by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay. Written in a period of months from 1787 to 1788 – spearheaded by Alexander Hamilton (otherwise known … Continue reading

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