Title page from The Writings, vol. 8 (1808-1819)

Part of: The Writings of James Madison, 9 vols. The Writings, vol. 8 (1808-1819)

Volume 8 of Madison’s writings in 9 volumes edited by Gaillard Hunt in 1900-10. This volume contains his public papers and private correspondence, including his Innaugural Address and messages to Congress.

Key Quotes

War & Peace

And may I not be allowed to add to this gratifying spectacle that I shall read in the character of the American people, in their devotion to true liberty and to the Constitution which is its palladium, sure presages that the destined career of my country will exhibit a Government pursuing the…