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Blogs celebrate the 250th anniversary of John Dickinson’s “Letters From a Farmer in Pennsylvania”


In celebration of the 250th anniversary of John Dickinson’s “Letters From a Farmer in Pennsylvania,” Robert Natelson, senior fellow in constitutional jurisprudence at the Independence Institute, Heartland Institute and the Montana Policy Institute, has written a series of five guest blogs on the “Penman of the Revolution.” The blogs were published in The Volokh Conspiracy, a group blog on law and public policy written by law professors from across the country. Cofounded by Eugene Volokh and Alexander (“Sasha”) Volokh in 2002, Volokh Conspiracy blogs are posted in the opinion section of the Washington Post webpage.

Portrait of John Dickinson
Portrait of John Dickinson

Natelson’s Dickinson blogs can be read by going to the following:

John Dickinson comes into prominence
Oct. 16, 2017

The message of John Dickinson’s Farmer letters
Oct. 17, 2017

John Dickinson during the Continental and Confederation periods
Oct. 18, 2017

Dickinson’s contributions to the Constitution
Oct. 19, 2017

Dickinson and the Fabius letters
Oct. 20, 2017


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