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Southern History of the War: The Last Year of the War - Page 233
by Edward Alfred Pollard - 1866 - 363 pages
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The Federalist, on the New Constitution, Volume 1

Constitutional law - 1802 - 344 pages
...articles of confederation, andreport" ing to congress and the several legislatures, such altera" tions and provisions therein, as shall, when agreed to in...constitution, adequate to the exigencies of government, and " the preservation of the union," From these two acts, it appears, 1st, that the object of the convention,...
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The Life of George Washington,: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 5

John Marshall - 1807 - 840 pages
...shall have been appointed by the several states, be held at Philadelphia, for the sole and express purpose of revising the articles of confederation,...government, and the preservation of the union." This recommendation removed all objections to the regularity of the convention ; and co ope. rated with...
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The Historical Register of the United States, Volume 1

Thomas H. Palmer - United States - 1814 - 422 pages
...shall have been appointed by the several states, be held at Philadelphia, for the sole and express purpose of revising the articles of confederation,...constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the union.*' § 17. Agreeably to this resolution, deputies from all the states...
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History of the United States: From Their First Settlement as ..., Volume 3

David Ramsay - History - 1817 - 522 pages
...shall have been appointed by the several states, be held at Philadelphia, for the sole and express purpose of revising the articles of confederation,...government, and the preservation of the Union." This resolution was submitted to the state legislatures and by them approved and acted upon so far, that...
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The Federalist: On the New Constitution

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional history - 1817 - 570 pages
...shall have been appointed by the several states, beheld at " Philadelphia, for the sole and express purpose of revising the " articles of confederation,...*' render the federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of u government, and the preservation of the union.'' From these two acts, it appears, 1st,...
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Journal, acts and proceedings, of the convention ... which formed the ...

United States federal convention - 1819 - 524 pages
...articles of confederation, and reporting " to Congress and the several legislatures, such altera" tions and provisions therein, as shall, when agreed to "...render the •• federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of go•' vernment and the preservation of the union." And whereas the general court have...
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A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Frederick Butler - United States - 1821 - 472 pages
...next, a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several states for the express purpose of revising the articles of confederation,...government, and the preservation of the union." This resolve of Congress opened the way for Gen. Washington to give his attendance at the convention at...
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A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Frederick Butler - United States - 1821 - 474 pages
...next, a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several states for the express purpose of revising the articles of confederation,...constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the union." •4 This resolvs of Congress opened the way for Gen. Washington to...
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Secret Proceedings and Debates of the Convention Assembled at Philadelphia ...

United States. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional history - 1821 - 328 pages
...held at Philadelphia, for the " sole and express purpose of revising the articles of con" federation, and reporting to congress and the several " legislatures,...constitution adequate to " the exigencies of government, and the preservation of " the union." The day appointed by this resolution for the meeting of the convention...
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading ..., Volume 9; Volume 56

United States. Congress - Law - 1838 - 684 pages
...to be "for the sole and exprera purpose of revising the articles of confederation," >nd reporting " such alterations and provisions therein, as shall,...States, render the federal constitution adequate to the «ijencies of Government, and the preservation of the Union." What Union'. That which had been formed,...
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