Entries by Jacob Vanderwerken

Federal Farmer Letters to the Republican IV

Source: Consource. Click Here To View Original Document. LETTER IV. OCTOBER 12th, 1787. DEAR SIR, It will not be possible to establish in the federal courts the jury trial of the vicinage so well as in the state courts. Third. There appears to me to be not only a premature deposit of some important powers […]

Brutus XV

Source: Consource. Click Here To View Original Document. (Continued. ) I said in my last number, that the supreme court under this constitution would be exalted above all other power in the government, and subject to no controul. The business of this paper will be to illustrate this, and to shew the danger that will […]

Agrippa VII

Source: The Complete Anti-Federalist, ed. Herbert J. Storing (Chicago:  The University of Chicago Press, 1981) Volume Four, 81-83. To the People. There cannot be a doubt, that, while the trade of this continent remains free, the activity of our countrymen will secure their full share. All the estimates for the present year, let them be made […]

Brutus V

Source: Consource. Click Here To View Original Document. To the PEOPLE of the State of NEW-YORK. It was intended in this Number to have prosecuted the enquiry into the organization of this new system; particularly to have considered the dangerous and premature union of the President and Senate, and the mixture of legislative, executive, and […]