The Public Interest

An American scholar

Jeremy Rabkin

Spring 1996

HERBERT Storing was probably the outstanding scholar of the American Founding of the past generation. Before he died in 1977—of a heart attack at the age of 49—he had completed most of the work on a fully annotated, seven-volume collection of Anti-Federalist writings. It will endure as a monument of scholarship when the scribblings of most of his contemporaries are long forgotten.

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