AMES, Fisher, 1758-1808


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Ames, Fisher. An oration on the sublime virtues of Gen. George Washington. 1800. Reprint, Tarrytown, N.Y.: N.p., 1930.

———. The speech of Mr. Ames, in the House of Representatives of the United States, when in committee of the whole, on Thursday, April 28, 1796: in support of the following motion: Resolved, That it is expedient to pass the laws necessary to carry into effect the treaty lately concluded between the United States and the King of Great-Britain. Philadelphia: Printed by William Young, 1796.

———. Speeches of Fisher Ames in Congress, 1789-1796. Boston: Little, Brown, and company, 1871.

———. Works of Fisher Ames: With a Selection from His Speeches and Correspondence. Edited by W.B. Allen and Seth Ames. 1854. Reprint, Indianapolis: Liberty Fund Inc., 1984.

Arkin, Marc M. “The Federalist Trope: Power and Passion in Abolitionist Rhetoric." Journal of American History 88 (June 2001): 75(24).

———. “Regionalism and the Religion Clauses: The Contribution of Fisher Ames. Buffalo Law Review 47 (spring 1999): 763-828.

Bernhard, Winfred E. A. Fisher Ames: Federalist and Statesman, 1758-1808. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1965.

Douglass, Elisha P. “Fisher Ames, Spokesman for New England Federalism." American Philosophical Society Proceedings 103, No. 5 (1959): 693-715.

Farrell, James M. “Fisher Ames and Political Judgment: Reason, Passion, and Vehement Style in the Jay Treaty Speech. The Quarterly Journal of Speech 76, no. 4 (November 1990): 415(20).

Manolesc, Beth Innocenti. “Style and spectator judgment in Fisher Ames’s Jay Treaty speech." The Quarterly Journal of Speech 84, no. 1 (February 1998): 62(18).