The Federalist : a collection of essays, written in favour of the new Constitution, as agreed upon by the Federal Convention, September 17, 1787 : in two volumes
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By Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay.
LC has James Madison's copy, with his ms. notes and attributions. Accompanied by an article from the Feb. 17, 1864 issue of the Daily morning chronicle (Washington, D.C. : 1862), entitled "Authorship of 'The Federalist,'" and signed H.W.R., which mentions this copy; ms. corrections in pencil.
Exchange; Washington Library; 1870.
LC copy imperfect: v. 1, p. 1-2, 11-12, 133-134, and v. 2, p. 289-290 mutilated, with some loss of text.