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47. JJ to JA, 18 August 1786, JP 4. 48. JJ to GW, 16 March 1786, JP 4. 49. GW to JJ, 18 March 1786, JP 4. CHAPTER 4: THE COURTING 1. GW to Lafayette, 10 May 1786, PWCS 4:42.
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2. Unsubmitted Resolution Calling for a Convention, July 1783, HP 3:420–26. 3. John Francis Mercer to JM, 26 November 1784, MP 8:152–53; William Grayston to JM, 28 May 1786, MP 9:61–66. 4. JM to James Monroe, 19 March 1786, MP 8:505. 5. JM to TJ, 12 August 1786, MP 9:96; JM to TJ, 12 August 1786, MP 8:502–3. See also JM to James Monroe, 14 March 1786, MP 8:497–98. 6. Address at the Annapolis convention, 14 September 1786, HP 3:687. 7. Ibid., 689. 8. Leonard R. Richards, Shays’ Rebellion: The American Revolution’s Final Battle (Philadelphia, 2002). 9. JM to George Muter, 7 January 1787, MP 9:230–31. 10. GW to Henry Lee, 31 October 1786, PWCS 4:318. See also the multiple reports Washington received on Shays’ Rebellion, all exaggerated, in PWCS 4:240–41, 281–82, 297, 300–1, 417–18, 460–62. 11. Samuel Higginson to Henry Knox, 12 November 1786, LDC 9:155. 12. JM to Edmund Randolph, 25 February 1787, MP 9:299; Notes on Debates, 21 February 1787, LDC 9:291–92; Boston Independent Chronicle , 15 February 1787. 13. JM to GW, 8 November 1786, MP 9:166–67. 14. GW to JJ, 15 August 1786, PWCS 4:213. 15. GW to Lafayette, 8 December 1784, PWCS 2:175–76. 16. The quotation is from GW to Francis Hopkinson, 16 May 1785, PWCS 2:561–62. For other remarks on the aging process, see PWCS 3:50; 4:39–40, 150. 17. GW to JM, 18 November 1786, PWCS 5:382–83. 18. JM to GW, 7 December 1786, 24 December 1786, MP 9:199–200, 224–25. 19. JJ to GW, 7 January 1787, JP 4. 20. Edmund Randolph to GW, 6 December 1786, PWCS 4:445; JM to Edmund Randolph, 15 April 1787, MP 9:378. 21. GW to Edmund Randolph, 9 April 1787, PWCS 5:135–36; GW to Henry Knox, 25 February 1787, PWCS 5:52–53. 22. GW to AH, 3 March 1783, PWCS 1:276–77; GW to James Warren, 7 October 1785, PWCS 3:299; GW to JM, 30 November 1785, PWCS 3:420. 23. GW to Henry Knox, 5 December 1784, 28 February 1785, PWCS 2:170–72, 400; Henry Knox to GW, 14 January 1787, PWCS 5:518–23; GW to Henry Knox, 8 March 1787, PWCS 6:74–75. 24. David Humphreys to GW, 20 January 1787, PWCS 4:526–30; David Humphreys to GW, 24 March 1787, PWCS 5:102–4. 25. GW to Henry Knox, 27 April 1787, PWCS 5:157–59.
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26. Henry Knox to GW, 19 March 1787, PWCS 5:95–98. 27. JM to GW, 18 March 1787, and GW to JM, 28 March 1787, PWCS 5:94–95, 114–17. 28. JJ to GW, 7 January 1787, PWCS 4:502–4. 29. JM to GW, 16 April 1787, PWCS 5:144–50. See also Notes on the Sentiments of Government of John Jay, Henry Knox, and James Madison, April 1787, PWCS 5: 163–66. 30. This sketch is based on my reading of the first nine volumes of MP . Among the biographies, I found the following most helpful: Jack N. Rakove, James Madison and the Creation of the American Republic (Glenview, Ill., 1990), is the most succinct life story; Richard Brookhiser, James Madison (New York, 2011), is best on Madison as a career politician; Lance Banning, The Sacred Fire of Liberty: James Madison and the Founding of the Federal Republic (Ithaca, N.Y., 1995), sees him as a prominent political thinker; the introductory essay at the start of each section of correspondence in James Morton Smith, ed., The Republic of Letters: The Correspondence Between James Madison and Thomas Jefferson, 1776–1826 , 3 vols. (New York, 1995), taken together, constitute a biography of considerable distinction; and finally, Drew R. McCoy’s
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