Or, perhaps they spent the day with one or both of these books that were a part of their family library and are now a part of the Bullis Collection.
A Popular School History of the United States:
in which are inserted as part of the narrative selections from the writings of
eminent American historians, and other American writers of note:
to which are added the Declaration of Independence, and the
Constitution of the United States, with copious notes:
fully illustrated with maps, portraits and views
By John Jacob Anderson
Published in New York by Clark & Maynard, 1883, c. 1879
The Elector's Guide:
Comprising the Declaration of Independence,
the Constitution of the United States,
the constitution of the state of New York, and
Washington's Farewell Address.
To which is added an essay on government.
Published in Batavia by A. W. Young, 1835
You too have the opportunity to look through these books and read again these documents that are the basis of our country's foundation. Just stop by the Bullis Room, next time you're at MPL.