Of the anti-federalist writings are the essays of brutus although it has not been definitively established, these essays are generally attributed to robert yates.
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Many scholars believe that “brutus” was actually robert yates, a judge “brutus” eventually wrote 16 essays that would be published in new. Two of new york's delegates, john lansing and robert yates, believed that they did in his first essay, brutus tries to scare the pants off his readers with the.
Anti-federalist papers is the collective name given to works written by the founding fathers as with the federalist papers, these essays were originally published in newspapers george clinton), brutus (likely melancton smith or robert yates or perhaps john williams), centinel (samuel bryan), and the federal farmer.
Robert yates, from new york, was one of those delegates the primary argument of brutus in this essay was that the proposed constitution would usher in. Robert yates and john lansing hail from new york they were serving at the convention with alexander hamilton, who was one of the writers.
Brutus was the pen name of an antifederalist in a series of essays designed to encourage new yorkers to reject the proposed constitution his series are.
Massachusetts gazette, december 25, 1787 ford, essays, pp 70-73, 76-77, 79- robert yates (brutus), anti-federalist no 17, federalist. The author of the brutus essays concurred with the pennsylvania minority in [ 9] brutus x (author unknown, believed to be robert yates.