John Milton Mackie's The Administration of President Washington
Now in book format, this annotated edition of mid-19th century author John Milton Mackie's Whig analysis of George Washington's presidency explains the original 'dream team' of American politics, Jefferson, Hamilton, Randolph, Madison and Knox. First time in print since its original publication in the American Whig magazine in 1849. Introduction and annotation provided by noted Washington scholar Frank E. Grizzard, Jr., author of George! A Guide to All Things Washington, the definitive reference work on America's first president.
The Administration of Washington
Address Administration adopted affairs American approved authority becoming branch bring British called carrying cause character chief citizens civil claim conduct Congress Constitution continued course debts Democratic Department direct duty early effect equally established executive expressed faith favor federal force foreign former France French friends George Hamilton head honor hope House of Representatives important independence Indian influence institutions interest Jefferson John justice land laws legislative less letter liberty means measures mind minister natural negotiate neutrality never object operation opinions opposed opposition party patriotism peace period persons political popular present President principles proposed prosperity raised reason relations render republic republican respecting result Secretary secure Senate society spirit success sufficient term tion treaty turned Union United Virginia Washington whole wish