Alexander Hamilton Papers

[Marcellus No. I and No. II], [31 March 1798]

[Marcellus No. I and No. II]1

[New York, March 31, 1798]

Gazette of the United States, and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser, March 31, 1798.

1On April 5, 1798, Thomas Jefferson wrote to James Madison: “You will see in Fenno two numbers of a paper signed Marcellus. They promise much mischief, and are ascribed, without any difference of opinion, to Hamilton” (Ford, Writings of Jefferson description begins Paul Leicester Ford, ed., The Writings of Thomas Jefferson (New York, 1892–1899). description ends , VII, 231). No conclusive evidence that H was the author of these essays has been found.

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