Historians have never formed a consensus over the Essex Junto. In fact, though often associated with New England Federalists, propagandists evoked the Junto long after the Federalist Party’s demise in 1824. This article chronicles uses of the term Essex Junto and its significance as it evolved from the early republic through the 1840s.
Mayo-Bobee, Dinah. 2015. Understanding the Essex Junto: Fear, Dissent, and Propaganda in the Early Republic. The New England Quarterly. Vol.88(4). 623-656. https://doi.org/10.1162/TNEQ_a_00493 ISSN: 0028-4866