Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-435) and index.
A king, under the title of president -- English whigs, cordial in their . . . jealousies of their executive magistrate -- Constituting his highness the president -- The executive power as the active principle in all governments -- The constitutional executor of the laws -- The transaction of business with foreign nations is executive altogether -- First general and admiral of the confederacy -- The executive power of appointing, overseeing, and controlling those who execute the laws -- Not a single privilege is annexed to his character -- The combined authority of execution and legislation -- Judges as shoots from the executive stock -- Whatever requisition the president shall make and the federal duties of state executives -- The president as glorious protector of the constitution.