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Who Wrote the Federalist Papers?

The question regarding authorship of The Federalist Papers has been debated since their original publication. The following represents the best accounting we've discovered.

Alexander Hamilton

1 "General Introduction. For the Independent Journal"
6 "Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States. For the Independent Journal."
7 "The Same Subject Continued (Concerning Dangers from Dissensions Between the States). For the Independent Journal."
8 "The Consequences of Hostilities Between the States. From the New York Packet. Tuesday, November 20, 1787."
9 "The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection. For the Independent Journal."
11 "The Utility of the Union in Respect to Commercial Relations and a Navy. For the Independent Journal."
12 "The Utility of the Union In Respect to Revenue. From the New York Packet. Tuesday, November 27, 1787"
13 "Advantage of the Union in Respect to Economy in Government. For the Independent Journal."
14 "Objections to the Proposed Constitution From Extent of Territory Answered. From the New York Packet. Friday, November 30, 1787."
15 "The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union. For the Independent Journal"
16 "The Same Subject Continued (The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union). From the New York Packet, Tuesday, December 4, 1787."
17 "The Same Subject Continued (The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union). For the Independent Journal"
21 "Other Defects of the Present Confederation. For the Independent Journal"
22 "The Same Subject Continued (Other Defects of the Present Confederation). From the New York Packet, Friday, December 14, 1787."
23 "The Necessity of a Government as Energetic as the One Proposed to the Preservation of the Union. From the New York Packet, Tuesday, December 18, 1787."
24 "The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered. For the Independent Journal."
25 "The Same Subject Continued (The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered). From the New York Packet, Friday, December 21, 1787."
26 "The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered. For the Independent Journal."
27 "The Same Subject Continued (The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered). From the New York Packet, Tuesday, December 25, 1787."
28 "The Same Subject Continued (The Idea of Restraining the Legislative Authority in Regard to the Common Defense Considered). For the Independent Journal"
29 "Concerning the Militia. From the Daily Advertiser, Thursday, January 10, 1788".
30 "Concerning the General Power of Taxation. From the New York Packet, Friday, December 28, 1787."
31 "The Same Subject Continued (Concerning the General Power of Taxation). From the New York Packet, Tuesday, January 1, 1788".
32 "The Same Subject Continued (Concerning the General Power of Taxation). From the Daily Advertiser, Thursday, January 3, 1788."
33 "The Same Subject Continued (Concerning the General Power of Taxation). From the Daily Advertiser, January 3, 1788."
34 "The Same Subject Continued (Concerning the General Power of Taxation). From the New York Packet, Friday, January 4, 1788."
35 "The Same Subject Continued (Concerning the General Power of Taxation). For the Independent Journal."
36 "The Same Subject Continued (Concerning the General Power of Taxation). From the New York Packet, Tuesday January 8, 1788."
59 "Concernin g the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members. From the New York Packet, Friday, February 22, 1788."
60 "The Same Subject Continued (Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members). From the New York Packet, Tuesday, February 26, 1788."
61 "The Same Subject Continued (Concerning the Power of Congress to Regulate the Election of Members). From the New York Packet, Tuesday, February 26, 1788."
65 "The Powers of the Senate Continued. From the New York Packet, Friday, March 7, 1788."
66 "Objections to the Power of the Senate To Set as a Court for Impeachments Further Considered. From the New York Packet, Tuesday, March 11, 1788."
67 "The Executive Department. From the New York Packet, Tuesday, March 11, 1788."
68 "The Mode of Electing the President. From the New York Packet, Friday, March 14, 1788."
69 "The Real Character of the Executive. From the New York Packet, Friday, March 14, 1788."
70 "The Executive Department Further Considered. From the New York Packet, Tuesday, March 18, 1788."
71 "The Duration in Office of the Executive. From the New York Packet, Tuesday, March 18, 1788."
72 "The Same Subject Continued, and Re-Eligibility of the Executive Considered. From the New York Packet, Friday, March 21, 1788."
73 "The Provision For The Support of the Executive, and the Veto Power. From the New York Packet, Friday, March 21, 1788."
74 "The Command of the Military and Naval Forces, and the Pardoning Power of the Executive. From the New York Packet, Tuesday, March 25, 1788."
75 "The Treaty-Making Power of the Executive. For the Independent Journal."
76 "The Appointing Power of the Executive. From the New York Packet, Tuesday, April 1, 1788."
77 "The Appointing Power Continued and Other Powers of the Executive Considered. From the New York Packet, Friday, April 4, 1788"
78 "The Judiciary Department. From McLEAN's Edition, New York."
79 "The Judiciary Continued. From McLEAN's Edition, New York."
80 "The Powers of the Judiciary. From McLEAN's Edition, New York"
81 "The Judiciary Continued, and the Distribution of the Judicial Authority. From McLEAN's Edition, New York."
82 "The Judiciary Continued. From McLEAN's Edition, New York"
83 "The Judiciary Continued in Relation to Trial by Jury. From McLEAN's Edition, New York."
84 "Certain General and Miscellaneous Objections to the Constitution Considered and Answered. From McLEAN's Edition, New York."
85 "Concluding Remarks. From McLEAN's Edition, New York."

John Jay

2 "Concerning Dangers from Foreign Force and Influence. For the Independent Journal."
3 "The Same Subject Continued (Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence). For the Independent Journal."
4 "The Same Subject Continued (Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence). For the Independent Journal."
5 "The Same Subject Continued (Concerning Dangers From Foreign Force and Influence). For the Independent Journal."
64 "The Powers of the Senate. From the New York Packet, Friday, March 7, 1788."

James Madison

10 "The Same Subject Continued (The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection. From the New York Packet. Friday, November 23, 1787."
37 "Concerning the Difficulties of the Convention in Devising a Proper Form of Government. From the Daily Advertiser, Friday, January 11, 1788."
38 "The Same Subject Continued, and the Incoherence of the Objections to the New Plan Exposed. From the New York Packet, Tuesday, January 15, 1788."
39 "The Conformity of the Plan to Republican Principles. For the Independent Journal."
40 "The Powers of the Convention to Form a Mixed Government Examined and Sustained. From the New York Packet, Friday, January 18, 1788."
41 "General View of the Powers Conferred by The Constitution. For the Independent Journal."
42 "The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further Considered. From the New York Packet, Tuesday, January 22, 1788."
43 "The Same Subject Continued (The Powers Conferred by the Constitution Further Considered). For the Independent Journal."
44 "Restrictions on the Authority of the Several States. From the New York Packet. Friday, January 25, 1788."
45 "The Alleged Danger From the Powers of the Union to the State Governments Considered. For the Independent Journal."
46 "The Influence of the State and Federal Governments Compared. From the New York Packet. Tuesday, January 29, 1788."
47 "The Particular Structure of the New Government and the Distribution of Power Among Its Different Parts. From the New York Packet. Friday, February 1, 1788."
48 "These Departments Should Not Be So Far Separated as to Have No Constitutional Control Over Each Other. From the New York Packet, Friday, February 1, 1788."
58 Objection That The Number of Members Will Not Be Augmented as the Progress of Population Demands Considered.

Alexander Hamilton and James Madison

18 "The Same Subject Continued (The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union). For the Independent Journal."
19 "The Same Subject Continued (The Insufficiency of the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union). For the Independent Journal."
20 "The Same Subject Continued (The Insufficiency fo the Present Confederation to Preserve the Union). From the New York Packet, Tuesday, December 11, 1787."

Alexander Hamilton OR James Madison

49 "Method of Guarding Against the Encroachments of Any One Department of Government by Appealing to the People Through a Convention. From the New York Packet, Tuesday, February 5, 1788."
50 "Periodical Appeals to the People Considered. From the New York Packet. Tuesday, February 5, 1788."
51 "The Structure of the Government Must Furnish the Proper Checks and Balances Between the Different Departments. From the New York Packet, Friday, February 8, 1788."
52 "The House of Representatives. From the New York Packet, Friday, February 8, 1788."
53 "The Same Subject Continued(The House of Representatives). From the New York Packet, Tuesday, February 12, 1788."
54 "The Apportionment of Members Among the States. From the New York Packet, Tuesday, February 12, 1788."
55 "The Total Number of the House of Representatives. From the New York Packet, Friday, February 15, 1788."
56 "The Same Subject Continued(The Total Number of the House of Representatives). From the New York Packet, Tuesday, February 19, 1788."
57 "The Alleged Tendency of the New Plan to Elevate the Few at the Expense of the Many Considered in Connection with Representation. From the New York Packet, Tuesday, February 19, 1788."
62 "The Senate. For the Independent Journal."
63 "The Senate Continued. For the Independent Journal"