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U.S. Founders and Presidents: Primary Sources: Other Founders

Find the public and private papers of the U.S. Founders and Presidents, as well as some other writings and primary sources.

Please Note

This is not a complete list of other important figures in the founding of the United States, but only those for whom collections of writings were found at SHSU or online.

Benson, Egbert

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Clinton, George

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  • Public papers of George Clinton, ... 1777-1795, 1801-1804 - E263.N6N56 vol. 2-10
  • Essays on the Constitution of the United States, published during its discussion by the people, 1787-1788 (includes Clinton’s “letters of Cato”) - JK171.F72
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du Motier, Gilbert, marquis de Lafayette (Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette)

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  • The letters of Lafayette to Washington, 1777-1799 - E207.L2A3 1976
  • Lafayette in the age of the American Revolution: Selected letters and papers, 1776-1790 - E207.L2A4 1977 vol. 1, 3-4
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Jay, John, Chief Justice

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  • The correspondence and public papers of John Jay, 1763-1826 - E302.J423 1971
  • John Jay, the making of a revolutionary: unpublished papers, 1745-1780 - E302.J425 V1
  • The Federalist - JK154.1961.A or e-book
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Otis, James, Jr.

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Paine, Thomas

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