Epilogue: Securing the Republic
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CHAPTER 18|Document 1
James McHenry, Anecdote 18--Farrand 3:85
A lady asked Dr. Franklin Well Doctor what have we got a republic or a monarchy--A republic replied the Doctor if you can keep it.
Farrand, Max, ed. The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Rev. ed. 4 vols. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1937.
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