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Jefferson-Hamilton Debate

This is a Reading List based upon a Liberty Fund Conference on a “Debate between Jefferson and Hamilton”.

Guide to the Readings

The discussion for each session is based upon some specific readings which are listed below. The readings are available in two forms:

The editions used:

See also the Topics:

For additional reading see:

Session 1

[See the packet of readings for this session.]

Session 2

[See the packet of readings for this session.]

Session 3

[See the packet of readings for this session.]

Session 4

[See the packet of readings for this session.]

Session 5

[See the packet of readings for this session.]

  • Jefferson, “Report on the Privileges and Restrictions on the Commerce of the United States in Foreign Countries" (12/16/1793) - see original in OLL Library
  • Hamilton, “Crisis with Great Britain” (4/14/1794) - see original in OLL Library

Session 6

[See the packet of readings for this session.]

Last modified April 13, 2016