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TO CERTAIN PARTS OF A WORK PUBLISHED BY
“ THE OLIVE BRANCH,"
- FAULTS ON BOTH SIDES."
DISTRICT OF NEW-YORK, SS. Be it remembered, that ou the
seventeenth day of February, in the fortieth year of the
Independence of the United States of America, Wil(L. S.) liam M'Kean, of the said District, hath deposited in
this office the title of, a Book, the right whereof he
claims as Proprietor, in the ords following, to wit: “ An Answer to certain parts of a work published by Mathew
“ Carey, entitled " The Olive Branch,” or “ Faults on Both
“ Sides.” By a Federalist.” In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, en. titled, “ An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the s copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors, " of such copies, during the time therein mentioned, and also to an " act entitled an act supplementary to an act entitled an act for the “ encouragement of learning by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, « and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such conies, during the “ time Werein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the - arts of designing, engraving and etching historical and other
IF any person should be disposed to enquire, why the author of the following work should take upon himself so much labour, in a case where it is probable so little good will be done, the following explanation may possibly satisfy him on that subject.
The Constitution of the United States was formed, and established, and the great principles of national policy under it were devised, by federalists. Among the members of the Convention of 1787, were George Washington, Caleb Strong, Rufus King, William Samuel Johnson, Roger Sherman, Oliver Ellsworth, Alexander Hamil: ton, William Patterson, Governeur Morris, James Wilson, George Clymer, Richard Bas. sett, and Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, and many others of the same political family. Many of these men were employed in various branches