Classic reprints are documents, novels or non-fiction items that we have formatted into print form. They are generally available on the web especially through the Gutenberg Project.
The State of the Union speeches and the Final Farewell speech of President George Washington. George Washington was a very strong opponent of becoming embroiled in political parties and warned of the dangers in his final farewell speech. The State of the Union speeches give an interesting glimpse into what he thought to be important matters of the time. Unlike today, where the Fed secretly squirrels our wealth into off-shore accounts and to other countries, Washington could give an account of the finances.
Some of these, and more, are available as downloads in PDF format
This book is a collection of documents which I use for research. They are the basic documents of American History from the Mayflower Compact to the Emancipation Proclamation. The most important of these are the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. These are the basic documents that you can find anywhere on the web. I just bound them together for my own use. If you find them useful, great!
Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.---Patrick Henry, voice of the anti-federalist whose written documents are contained herein.
In 1967, a tragic fire during a routine test took the lives of astronauts Virgil I. Grissom, Edward H. White, and Roger B. Chaffee. This book contains the text of the Senate report generated by the United States Senate from the testimony before the Committee on Aeronautical and Space Science. Also included is a copy of the critical "Phillips Report" mentioned in the document.
The Prince is Machiavelli's best known work of political science. His dangerous ideas got him a jail term for his trouble, but his dangerous ideas are used today by almost every American politician.
This book is a reprint of a series of essays that Robert Louis Stevenson wrote for Contemporary Review and other magazines of his time. It was eye-opening for me to learn that he not only wrote great fiction, but non-fiction, travel books and poetry.
The biography of the great author who brought us Treasure Island and the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde from someone who knew him personally.