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James Madison's "Advice to My Country," published in 1997 by Madison Papers senior associate editor David B. Mattern, is available from the University of Virginia Press.

"A window into the mind of one of our greatest Founders," the volume "is designed as a ready reference to Madison's thought, including his most perceptive observations on government and human nature. This compendium brings together excerpts from his writings on a variety of political and social issues, ranging from agriculture to free trade, from religion and the state to legislative power, from friendship to fashion, from slavery to unity. Madison is widely cited by politicians, lawyers, and judges because many of the issues he wrote about, such as education, trade, and support for the arts, have contemporary relevance. [...] With passages cross-referenced to The Papers of James Madison volumes, it [serves] as a guide to investigate Madison's views further" (jacket copy).