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Support of the Partisan Press by Political Patronage In addition to direct loans, contributions, and subsidized subscriptions, political patronage was an important sort of support for the partisan press. Jefferson’s early appointment of Philip Freneau as a translation clerk in the Department of State while simultaneously editing his outspoken Republican newspaper proved to be atypical. Instead of this model, which largely faded away, parties in power turned to the partisan awarding of government printing contracts.
In view of the insignificant attention thus far given to criminal libel in the Jefferson and Madison administrations, the study undertakes to provide the first comprehensive review of the early decades of this experience. Along with criminal libel in its full dimensions, including the extensive experience in the states, the variety of concepts contained in the arsenal of the repressive jurisprudence of the period is richly illustrated by the series of cases involving contempt of the legislature and contempt of court for out-of-chamber speech, blasphemy, and finally, in the slaveholding states, discussion of slavery.
Hamilton raised over $10,000 for the purpose, selected Coleman to edit it, and got him started with a building and printing press. On their side, the New York Republicans were locked in internal struggle for control between one wing led by George and DeWitt Clinton and the other led by Aaron Burr and Edward Livingston. Henry Adams reports that the Clintons entrusted an English refugee named James Cheetham with a new paper, The American Citizen. When Cheetham was not hurling one charge after another at Burr, he was lambasting the Federalists.