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JOURNAL OF THE FEDERAL CONVENTION,
VIRGINIA AND KENTUCKY RESOLUTIONS OF '98-'83,
OTHER ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE CONSTITUTION
IN FIVE VOLUMES.
SECOND EDITION, WITH CONSIDERABLE ADDITIONS.
COLLECTED AND REVISED FROM CONTEMPORARY PUBLICATIONS,
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred
By JONATHAN ELLIOT,
In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Colum.be
List of Delegates to the Congress of 1765, .
Opinions, from 1789 to 1836, involving Constitutional Princi-
ples, from Congressional Debates, &c., 343 to 524 and 599
Virginia Resolutions of 1793, by Mr. Madison,
Report on the Virginia Resolutions, by Mr. Madison,
Mr. Madison's Letter on the Tariff, and Banks, .
Mr. Madison to Mr. Stevenson, on Debts, &c.,
BY SPEAKERS' NAMES.
ORGANIZATION of the Convention,..
RULES for the Government of the Convention, Electors, &c,...
HENRY ABBOTT — Religion; opposed to an exclusive Establishment; no religious Test; Pagan or Deist may obtain Office; Oath; by whom are we to swear? Jupiter, &c.,......
Mr. BLOODWORTH-opposed to Congressional Control over Elections,.
Trial by Jury; not on a satisfactory Footing,...
Defence of its Omission not satisfactory; Precaution in granting Powers, 167. Mississippi Case,..
Sovereignty of the Federal Government annihilates the States,.
Powers of Congress dangerous to State Laws,.
Amendments, for previous ones, 184. Southern and Northern Interests divide at Susquehannah,
Adverts to the Annapolis Convention, &c.,...
Mr. NATHAN BRYAN-defends the Majority,....
Mr. CABARRUS-Prohibitions against Paper Emissions; ex post facto Laws,.. 184
Mr. CALDWELL- Maxims, fundamental Principles,.
Convention not authorized to use the Expression "We, the People,'
Abuse of Parliamentary Power,..
Sweeping Clause, not plain; "Pursuance" equivocal and ambiguous,.. Religion; conceived that Jews, Mahometans, and Pagans, are invited to the United States,.
Mr. WILLIAM R. DAVIE (a Member of the Federal Convention) vestigating the Subject, and discussing Clause by Clause,... System extensive, involving the Principles of Federal Government,.. Powers of the Federal Convention; states some of the Events, and the Defects of the Confederation, which gave Birth to the Convention,.... Negro Representation; Jealousies of the East; one Kind of Property entitled to Representation as well as any other, &c.,.. . . .
Vice-President, Reasons why introduced; Consolidation not intended; Representatives,....
Confederacies; Amphictyonic; European,..
Rhode Island, her Conduct; Elections; true Construction of the Clause,.
Journal; Publication; necessary to conceal it during the Confederation,..
Treaty-making Power, in all Countries, placed in the Executive Department, 119. States would not confederate without an equal Voice in the Formation of Treaties; Separation of Powers, 120. President's Election on fair Principles; his Nominations,...
Senatorial Term of Service; thirteen Councillors would destroy Presidential Responsibility, 122. State Sovereignty represented in the Senate; Treaty; Laws, their Execution; Judiciary; prohibitory Provisions ought to