Alexander hamilton quote august 18 1792

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Quote by Alexander Hamilton: “The truth unquestionably is, that the only path...”

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The Ghost of Alexander Hamilton

Enclosure: [Objections and Answers Respecting the Administration], [18 August 1792]

The public Debt is greater than we can possibly pay before other causes of adding to it will occur; and this has been artificially created by adding together the whole amount of the Debtor and Creditor sides of the Account. The public Debt was produced by the late war. It is not the fault of the present government that it exists; unless it can be proved, that public morality and policy do not require of a Government an honest provision for its debts. Whether it is greater than can be paid before new causes of adding to it will occur is a problem incapable of being solved, but by experience; and this would be the case if it were not one fourth as much as it is. If the policy of the Country be prudent, cautious and neutral towards foreign nations, there is a rational probability, that war may be avoided long enough to wipe off the debt. The Dutch in a situation, not near so favourable for it as that of the UStates have enjoyed intervals of peace, longer than with proper exertions would suffice for the purpose.

The controversial founder's own views on liberty, representative government, monarchy, money, taxation, and his much-maligned reputation. Also citations of Hamilton in the press today. View my complete profile. Here he is, in his own words. Representation is imperfect, in proportion as the current of popular favor is checked. The great source of free government, popular election, should be perfectly pure, and the most unbounded liberty allowed. The answer would be, 'govern well, and you will have nothing to fear either from internal disaffection or external hostility.

Quote: The truth unquestionably is, that the only path to a subversion of of the Government”, August 18, , available at Founders Online.
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Constitution, wrote the statement excerpted here from Enclosure [Objections and Answers Respecting the Administration], [18 August ]. Tired at length of anarchy, or want of government, they may take shelter in the arms of monarchy for repose and security. Those then, who resist a confirmation of public order, are the true Artificers of monarchy—not that this is the intention of the generality of them. Yet it would not be difficult to lay the finger upon some of their party who may justly be suspected. Full Statement. To learn more about Alexander Hamilton, below is a short 6-minute biographical video. Leslie Salzillo.

4 COMMENTS

  1. Vitalicio B. says:

    Enclosure: [Objections and Answers Respecting the Administration], [18 August ] If the policy of the Country be prudent, cautious and neutral towards foreign nations, there is a rational ADf, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress .

  2. Libby M. says:

    Here's the full excerpt from the letter, which was written in August Contrary to the monarchy conspiracy, Hamilton says, there is only one.

  3. Edco Á. says:

    Alexander Hamilton's most well-known quote with regards to debt is "A national debt will be to us a national blessing.

  4. Russell F. says:

    We know that prescient quotes from deceased leaders and icons can be vaguely annoying, and also false.

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