The Papers of James Madison, Volume 7: 3 May 1783-29 February 1784

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During the first six of the ten months covered by this volume, Madison completed his initial period of service as a delegate from Virginia in the Congress of the Confederation. His correspondence with Thomas Jefferson and Edmund Randolph, as well as his other papers, reveal the mounting difficulties besetting him and his fellow nationalists who sought to preserve a union among the thirteen states. The major problems, which included demobilizing the discontented army, obtaining public revenue, funding the Confederation debt, ...

The Papers of James Madison, Volume 7: 3 May 1783-29 February 1784 1970, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226363004

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