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Works of Fisher Ames

Works of Fisher Ames

With a selection from his speeches and correspondence

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Published by Little, Brown and company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-1809.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by his son, Seth Ames.
    ContributionsAmes, Seth, 1805-1881 ed., Kirkland, John Thornton, 1770-1840.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17546424M

    Fisher Ames's colorful letters and his essays are contained in Seth Ames, ed., Works of Fisher Ames (2 vols., ). The only full-length biography of Ames is Winfred E.A. Bernhard, Fisher Ames: Federalist and Statesman ().


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(Allen) Ames. I take that back. Found it in Works of Fisher Ames (), but it appears that Ames wasn't actually referring to books that students read in school, but with which they are educated in the home.

bd T12 November (UTC) Striving for accuracy. The legacy of Fisher Ames. Fisher Ames died of an unknown infirmity at the age of 50 on the 4 th of July,32 years to the day after his beloved nation had declared its independence from England. He had served four terms in the House, retiring at the age of   Its morals are pure, its examples captivating and noble.

The reverence for the sacred book, that is thus early impressed, lasts long ; and, probably, if not impressed in infancy, never takes firm hold of the mind." ~ Published in Palladium (January ) Reported in Fisher Ames, John Thornton Kirkland, Works of Fisher Ames (), p.

Ames' walking sticks evidence his many interests, and are decorated with chains, animals, and the diamonds, moon, crosses, trefoils and other shapes that represented specific corps in the Civil War.

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During the presidency of George Washington, he was the leader of his party in the House of Representatives. 1 Excerpt taken from Fisher Ames, The Works of Fisher Ames (Boston: T. Wait & Co., ), 2 knowledge of ourselves we should gain that modesty, which is the first evidence, and, perhaps, the last.

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