Reviews

Book Review: The Cost of Liberty: The Life of John Dickinson

  • 16 November 2016
  • NormanL
Book Review: The Cost of Liberty: The Life of John Dickinson

“If Dickinson had swallowed his scruples and voted for independence, it is probable that he, not Jefferson, would have been chosen to write the Declaration of Independence.  We can only speculate as to what a Dickinsonian Declaration would have said, but it seems likely that it would have been based upon English constitutional history rather than, as

Pages