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" Resolved, That, in the opinion of Congress, it is expedient, that, on the second Monday in May next, a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several States, be held at Philadelphia, for the sole and express purpose of revising... "
TO THE PEOPLE THE CONGRESS THE PRESIDENT AND THE SUPREME COURTH OF THE ... - Page 166
by W. HICKEY - 1851
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The Federalist, on the New Constitution, Volume 1

Constitutional law - 1802 - 335 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
...under consideration, was finally acted upon: and it was declared "in the opinion of congress, to be expedient that on the second monday in May next, a...constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the union." This recommendation removed all objections to the regularity of the...
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The Historical Register of the United States, Volume 1

Thomas H. Palmer - United States - 1814
...subject was acted upon in congress, and it was declared " to.be expedient, that on the second Monday of May next, a convention of delegates, who shall have...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 - United States - 1817
...founded a resolution: " That in their opinion it was expedient that, on the second Monday in May, 1787, a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed...constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the Union." This resolution was submitted to the state legislatures and by them...
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Federalist on the New Constitution Written in 1788

Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, James Madison - Constitutional law - 1817 - 417 pages
...May next, a convention of delegates, " who shall have been appointed by the several states, beheld at " Philadelphia, for the sole and express purpose...*' 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
...sole and express purpose of revising the articles of confederation, and reporting to Congress, and to the several legislatures, such alterations and provisions...shall, when agreed to in Congress, and confirmed by the several states, render the federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation...
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A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Frederick Butler - United States - 1821
...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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A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Frederick Butler - United States - 1821
...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." This resolve of Congress opened the way for Gen. Washington to give...
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Secret Proceedings and Debates of the Convention Assembled at Philadelphia ...

United States. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional history - 1821 - 308 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 Debates and ...

United States. Congress - United States - 1838
...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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