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Hamilton, who, in disputes, be they personal, physical, or philosophical, believed in and enjoyed direct confrontation; he, who realized the value of, and more often than not practiced, the subtle and serpentine stratagems of courtesy, ambiguity, indirection, and sometimes, even deception. At his dinner table that Sunday, Jeﬀerson linked debt assumption to the still unresolved question of where to place the federal capital. ” In many ways, James Madison held the key to the compromise. He was steadfast in his opposition to Hamilton’s proposal for debt assumption, but he was equally committed to a Potomac site for the capital.
But it was enough to make him wary. As the American minister to France, Jeﬀerson had had to deal with L’Enfant’s creditors—the designer had left Paris without paying his debts, including the bill for the badges of the Society of the Cincinnati. Jeﬀerson had The General’s River and the Federal City also seen for himself the extravagant embellishments of the Federal Hall, and he knew of the architect’s imbroglio over proper recognition for his work. Where L’Enfant dreamed of a monumental city for the new capital, as grand as any in Europe, Jeﬀerson saw a simple one, as small in scale as the center of Philadelphia.
There he could continue his celestial observations and, with the help of the Ellicott family, publish the work he so prized: Benjamin Banneker’s Pennsylvania, WA S H I N G T O N Delaware, Virginia, and Maryland Almanac and Ephemeris for the Year of Our Lord 1792. Quakers and abolitionist societies promoted the volume as proof that skin color did not determine one’s mental abilities. Before its publication, Benjamin Banneker sent the manuscript of his almanac to Thomas Jeﬀerson. ” Recalling the time when “the arms and tyranny of the British crown were exerted with every powerful eﬀort, in order to reduce you to a state of servitude,” Banneker turned the Declaration of Independence against its author.