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References are to chapter or to constitutional section, and to document number. References to volume 1 are by chapter and document number (e.g., ch. 15, no. 23); references to constitutional provisions in volumes 2--4 are by article, section, clause, and document number (e.g., 1.8.8, no. 12); and references to volume 5 are by Amendment and document number (e.g., Amend. I [religion], no. 66). In the case of documents whose several clauses are ranged under a large number of headings (e.g., the Bill of Rights of 1689, the Massachusetts Constitution of 1780, and the like), reference is made only to appearances of the complete text.

Adams, Abigail, Letters to John Adams
31 Mar. 1776, ch. 15, no. 9
7 May 1776, ch. 15, no. 12
Adams, John
Clarendon, no. 3, 27 Jan. 1766, ch. 17, no. 12
Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States, 1787, ch. 2, no. 12; ch. 4, no. 10; ch. 11, no. 10; ch. 12, no. 14; ch. 13, no. 17; ch. 15, no. 34; ch. 16, no. 15; ch. 18, no. 17
Instructions of the Town of Braintree on the Stamp Act, 10 Oct. 1765, Amends. V--VI, no. 12
Letters to
Abigail Adams, 14 Apr. 1776, ch. 15, no. 10
Samuel Adams, 18 Oct. 1790, ch. 11, no. 16
Jeremy Belknap, 21 Mar. 1795, ch. 15, no. 53
George Churchman and Jacob Lindley, 24 Jan. 1801, ch. 15, no. 57
Elbridge Gerry, 25 Apr. 1785, ch. 15, no. 30
John Jebb, 21 Aug. 1785, 1.6.1, no. 6
Thomas Jefferson
26 May 1777, 1.8.15, no. 4
9 July 1813, ch. 15, no. 58
13 July 1813, ch. 15, no. 59
2 Sept. 1813, ch. 15, no. 60
15 Nov. 1813, ch. 15, no. 62
16 July 1814, ch. 15, no. 63
Timothy Pickering, 31 Oct. 1797, 2.1.1, no. 17
Josiah Quincy, 9 Feb. 1811, 4.3.1, no. 14
Roger Sherman
18 July 1789, ch. 4, no. 29
[20?] July 1789, 2.2.2--3, no. 45
James Sullivan, 26 May 1776, ch. 13, no. 10
Mercy Warren
8 Jan. 1776, ch. 18, no. 7
16 Apr. 1776, ch. 18, no. 9
Notes of a Debate in the Senate, 15 July 1789, 2.2.2--3, no. 44
Notes on Debates in Congress, 5--6 Sept. 1774, ch. 12, no. 3
Novanglus
no. 4, 13 Feb. 1775, Amend. I (religion), no. 22
no. 5, 20 Feb. 1775, Amends. V--VI, no. 16
Thoughts on Government, Apr. 1776, ch. 4, no. 5; ch. 18, no. 8
Adams, John Quincy, Letter to William Plumer, 16 Aug. 1809, ch. 7, no. 25
Adams, Samuel
Boston Gazette
17 Oct. 1768, Amend. III, no. 2
27 Feb. 1769, ch. 3, no. 4
Letters to
Elbridge Gerry, 22 Aug. 1789, 1.8.17, no. 9
Richard Henry Lee
3 Dec. 1787, ch. 8, no. 20
29 Aug. 1789, 2.2.2--3, no. 47
John Scollay, 30 Dec. 1780, ch. 18, no. 14
James Warren, 4 Nov. 1775, ch. 18, no. 6
Noah Webster, 30 Apr. 1784, ch. 2, no. 11
Rights of the Colonists, 20 Nov. 1772, Amend. I (religion), no. 15; Amend. IX, no. 3
Agrippa
no. 4, 3 Dec. 1787, ch. 8, no. 21
no. 9, 28 Dec. 1787, 1.8.4 (citizenship), no. 4
Albany Plan of Union, 10 July 1754, ch. 7, no. 1
Albemarle County Instructions concerning the Virginia Constitution, Fall 1776, Amend. I (speech), no. 7
Ames, Fisher, Massachusetts Ratifying Convention, ch. 13, no. 28
Annapolis Convention, 11--14 Sept. 1786, ch. 6, no. 2
Articles of Confederation, 1 Mar. 1781, ch. 1, no. 7
Proposed Amendment to, 28 Mar. 1785, 1.8.3 (commerce), no. 2
Assize of Clarendon, 1166, Amends. V--VI, no. 1
Atherton, Joshua, New Hampshire Ratifying Convention, 1.9.1, no. 9
Attorney General, Opinions of
Berrien, John Macpherson, 2.2.1, no. 28; 2.2.2--3, no. 57
Breckenridge, John, 6.2, no. 29
Butler, Benjamin F., 1.5, no. 22
Lee, Charles, 1.8.11, no. 9
Lincoln, Levi, 1.8.8, no. 10; 4.3.2, no. 2
Wirt, William, 1.6.2, no. 9; 1.8.16, no. 17; 1.8.17, no. 20; 2.2.1, no. 15; 2.2.1, no. 16; 2.2.1, no. 26; 4.2.1, no. 16
Backus, Isaac, History of New England, 1774--75, Amend. I (religion), no. 21
Baldwin, Abraham, House of Representatives, 15 Jan. 1799, 1.8.4 (bankruptcy), no. 2
Bayard, James A., Letter to Alexander Hamilton, 8 Mar. 1801, Amend. XII, no. 2
Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Statement of the Representatives of, 17 Nov. 1778, ch. 2, no. 9
Berrien, John Macpherson, Opinions of Attorney General, 2.2.1, no. 28; 2.2.2--3, no. 57
Beverly, Massachusetts, Return of, 1 June 1778, ch. 14, no. 17
Bill of Rights, 16 Dec. 1689, ch. 14, no. 6; Bill of Rights, no. 1
Blackstone, William, Commentaries on the Laws of England, 1765--69, ch. 3, no. 3; ch. 10, no. 6; ch. 16, no. 5.See also tables of contents of chapters corresponding to the several constitutional provisions
Blair, John, Letter to James Madison, 21 June 1784, Amend. I (religion), no. 41
Blount, William, Richard D. Spaight, and Hugh Williamson, Letter to Gov. Caswell, 18 Sept. 1787, 1.9.4, no. 4
Boston, Instructions of the Inhabitants of, to Their Representatives in Congress, 1776, ch. 10, no. 8
Brackenridge, Hugh, Pennsylvania House of Assembly, 28 Sept. 1787, ch. 6, no. 14
Bradford, William, Of Plymouth Plantation, 1623, ch. 16, no. 1
Bradford, William, Letter to James Madison, 4 Mar. 1774, Amend. I (religion), no. 17
Braxton, Carter, Address to the Convention of . . . Virginia, May 1776, ch. 18, no. 10
Breckenridge, John, Opinion of Attorney General, 6.2, no. 29
Brutus
no. 1, 18 Oct. 1787, ch. 4, no. 14; ch. 8, no. 13; 1.8.18, no. 4
no. 2, 1 Nov. 1787, ch. 14, no. 26
no. 3, 15 Nov. 1787, 1.2.3, no. 5
no. 4, 29 Nov. 1787, 1.4.1, no. 5; 1.8.15, no. 6
no. 5, 13 Dec. 1787, 1.8.1, no. 7
no. 6, 27 Dec. 1787, 1.8.1, no. 8
no. 7, 3 Jan. 1788, ch. 8, no. 26; 1.8.1, no. 11
no. 8, 10 Jan. 1788, 1.8.2, no. 4; 1.8.12, no. 20
no. 9, 17 Jan. 1788, 1.8.12, no. 21
no. 10, 24 Jan. 1788, 1.8.12, no. 23
no. 11, 31 Jan. 1788, ch. 8, no. 31; 3.2.1, no. 19 no. 12, 7--14 Feb. 1788, Preamble, no. 12; 3.2.1, no. 20
no. 13, 21 Feb. 1788, 3.2.1, no. 21
no. 14, 28 Feb.--6 Mar. 1788, 3.2.2, no. 2
no. 15, 20 Mar. 1788, ch. 8, no. 34; 1.2.5, no. 11; 3.1, no. 10; 3.2.1, no. 22
no. 16, 10 Apr. 1788, 1.3.1--2, no. 13
Burgh, James, Political Disquisitions, 1774--75, ch. 2, no. 6; ch. 13, no. 8; ch. 17, no. 15; 1.8.12, no. 4; Amend. I (speech), no. 5
Burke, Edmund
Letter to the Sheriffs of Bristol, 1777, 1.7.2--3, no. 3
Speech to the Electors of Bristol, 3 Nov. 1774, ch. 13, no. 7
Speech on Conciliation with the Colonies, 22 Mar. 1775, ch. 1, no. 2; Amend. I (religion), no. 23
Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents, 1770, ch. 13, no. 6
Burke, Thomas, Abstract of Debates in Congress, 25 Feb. 1777, ch. 14, no. 14
Butler, Benjamin F., Opinion of Attorney General, 1.5, no. 22
Butler Pierce, South Carolina Legislature, 16 Jan. 1788, 1.8.11, no. 5
Caesar, no. 2, 17 Oct. 1787, ch. 2, no. 13
Calvin, John, Institutes of the Christian Religion, 1536, Amend. I (religion), no. 1
Carrington, Edward, Letter to Thomas Jefferson, 9 June 1787, ch. 5, no. 19; ch. 8, no. 8
Cato
no. 2, 10 Dec. 1787, 1.9.8, no. 7
no. 3, Fall 1787, ch. 4, no. 16
no. 4, 8 Nov. 1787, 2.1.1, no. 6
no. 5, Fall 1787, 1.2.1, no. 10; 1.2.3, no. 6
Cato's Letters. See Gordon, Thomas; Trenchard, John
Centinel
no. 1, 5 Oct. 1787, ch. 11, no. 11
no. 2, Oct. 1787, ch. 10, no. 11
no. 5, Fall 1787, 1.8.18, no. 1
no. 6, 22 Dec. 1787, ch. 5, no. 24
no. 11, 12 Jan. 1788, ch. 7, no. 18
Chase, Samuel, Letter to John Lamb, 13 June 1788, ch. 14, no. 41
Chipman, Nathaniel, Sketches of the Principles of Government, 1793, ch. 10, no. 18; ch. 15, no. 51
Christian Conviction, Proposal for Reviving, 11 Oct. 1787, ch. 18, no. 19
Cincinnatus
no. 1, 1 Nov. 1787, 3.2.3, no. 9
no. 2, 8 Nov. 1787, 3.2.3, no. 10; Amend. I (speech), no. 9
Citizen of New Jersey, Pennsylvania Evening Post, 30 July 1776, ch. 15, no. 19
Clinton, George, New York Ratifying Convention, ch. 8, no. 39
Coke, Sir Edward
Second Institute, 1641, Amend. V (due process), no. 4
Third Institute, 1641, 3.3.1--2, no. 2; Amend. V (due process), no. 5
Concessions and Agreements. See West New-Jersey
Concord, Massachusetts, Town Meeting Resolutions, 21 Oct. 1776, ch. 17, no. 18
Congress, Amendments Agreed to and Proposed to the States, 25 Sept. 1789, ch. 14, no. 56
Connecticut
Acts and Laws, 1702, 3.3.1--2, no. 5
Constitutional Ordinance of 1776, 4.2.1, no. 1; Amends. V--VI, no. 17; Amend. VIII, no. 6
Ratifying Convention. See Ellsworth, Oliver; Wolcott, Oliver
Consider Arms, Malichi Maynard, and Samuel Field, Reasons for Dissent, 16 Apr. 1788, 1.9.1, no. 13
Constitution of the United States and the First Twelve Amendments, 1787--1804, ch. 1, no. 9
Act of Continental Congress Putting into Effect, 13 Sept. 1788, 7, no. 15
Amendments, 1791--1804, Bill of Rights, no. 13
Proposed Amendments and Ratification, Bill of Rights, no. 12
Contempts of Court
Act concerning, 5 Laws of Pa. 55, 1809, 3.1, no. 29
Act Declaratory of the Law concerning, 4 Stat. 487, 1831, 3.1, no. 36
Continental Congress
Oct. 1780, 4.3.1, no. 1
Apr. 1781, 1.8.11, no. 3
15 Feb. 1786, 1.8.1, no. 1
21 Feb. 1787, ch. 6, no. 6
21 Mar. 1787, 6.2, no. 2
26--28 Sept. 1787, ch. 6, no. 12
"Committee on Spies" (John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, John Rutledge, and Robert Livingston), 5 June 1776, 3.3.1--2, no. 9
Constitution Put into Effect, 13 Sept. 1788, 7, no. 15
Declaration and Resolves, 14 Oct. 1774, ch. 1, no. 1; Amend. IX, no. 4
Letter to the Inhabitants of the Province of Quebec, 26 Oct. 1774, ch. 14, no. 12; Amend. I (religion), no. 20
Letter to the People of Great Britain, 21 Oct. 1774, Amend. I (religion), no. 19
Letter Transmitting Proposed Articles of Confederation, 17 Nov. 1777, ch. 7, no. 4
Report on Proposed Amendments, 7 Aug. 1786, ch. 5, no. 12
Resolution of, 21 Feb. 1787, 7, no. 1
Taxation and Representation, 12 July 1776, 1.2.3, no. 1
Cornelius
11--18 Dec. 1787, 1.6.1, no. 10
18 Dec. 1787, 1.4.1, no. 6
Corporations, An Act for the Well-governing and Regulating of, 13 Chas. 2, st. 2, 1661, 6.3, no. 1
Countryman, 13 Dec. 1787, 1.9.1, no. 7
Courts, Organization of the, An Act to Repeal Certain Acts respecting the, 2 Stat. 132, 1802, 3.1, no. 24
Courts, State, An Act to Vest More Effectually in the, . . . Jurisdiction in the Cases Therein Mentioned, 3 Stat. 244, 1815, 3.2.1, no. 61
Coxe, Tench
An Examination of the Constitution, Fall 1787, 1.9.1, no. 4; 4.4, no. 4; 6.3, no. 12
Letter to Virginia Commissioners, 13 Sept. 1786, 1.10.2, no. 2
Notes concerning the United States of America, 1790, Amend. I (religion), no. 55
Cranch, William, Preface, 1804, 3.1, no. 28
Crimes, An Act for the Punishment of Certain, 1 Stat. 112, 1790, 3.3.1--2, no. 18
Davie, William R., North Carolina Ratifying Convention, 1.1, no. 6
Davies, Thomas, Massachusetts Ratifying Convention, 1.9.4, no. 7
Declaration of Independence, 4 July 1776, ch. 1, no. 5; Bill of Rights, no. 3
Delaware
Charter of 1701, 1.2.1, no. 1; Amend. I (religion), no. 11; Amends. V--VI, no. 6
Constitution of 1776, 1.2.5, no. 3; 1.7.1, no. 5; 6.3, no. 2
Declaration of Rights and Fundamental Rules, 11 Sept. 1776, 1.8.15, no. 3; 1.9.3, no. 3; 2.3, no. 3; 3.1, no. 3; Bill of Rights, no. 4; Amend. I (religion), no. 26; Amend. III, no. 6; Amends. V--VI, no. 19; Amend. V (due process), no. 11; Amend. VIII, no. 7
Delegates to the Federal Convention, Credentials of, 1.3.1--2, no. 2
Democratic Federalist, 17 Oct. 1787, ch. 14, no. 25; 1.8.12, no. 11; 3.2.3, no. 8; Amend. VII, no. 8
Democratic Federalist, 26 Nov. 1787, 1.3.1--2, no. 7
Democraticus, Loose Thoughts on Government, 7 June 1776, ch. 15, no. 14
Duncombe, Giles, Tryals per Pais, 1665, Amend. VII, no. 1
Eddis, William, Letters from America, 20 Sept. 1770, 17 Feb. 1772, ch. 15, no. 6
Ellsworth, Oliver
Connecticut Ratifying Convention, 1.8.1, no. 15; 3.2.1, no. 13
Landholder, no. 3, 19 Nov. 1787, ch. 9, no. 3
Landholder, no. 6, 10 Dec. 1787, 1.9.3, no. 9
Landholder, no. 7, 17 Dec. 1787, 6.3, no. 14
Essex, Massachusetts, Result, 29 Apr. 1778, ch. 4, no. 8; ch. 12, no. 10; ch. 13, no. 12
Eustis, William, House of Representatives, 4.2.1, no. 14
Fairfax County, Virginia, Resolves, 18 July 1774, ch. 17, no. 14
Farmer, On the Present State of Affairs in America, 5 Nov. 1776, ch. 11, no. 9
Federal Convention. See also New Jersey Plan; Virginia Plan
Records of the, ch. 4, no. 12; ch. 6, no. 10; ch. 7, no. 8; ch. 10, no. 10; ch. 12, no. 18; ch. 14, no. 20; ch. 15, no. 35; ch. 16, no. 16. See also tables of contents of chapters corresponding to the several constitutional provisions
Resolution and Letter to the Continental Congress, 17 Sept. 1787, ch. 6, no. 11
Federal Farmer
no. 1, 8 Oct. 1787, ch. 8, no. 12
no. 2, 9 Oct. 1787, ch. 13, no. 20; 3.2.3, no. 6
no. 3, 10 Oct. 1787, 1.4.1, no. 2; 1.8.1, no. 4; 1.8.12, no. 10; 3.2.1, no. 8; 3.2.3, no. 7
no. 4, 12 Oct. 1787, ch. 14, no. 24; 1.8.18, no. 3; 5, no. 5; 6.2, no. 9; Amend. VII, no. 7
no. 6, 25 Dec. 1787, ch. 8, no. 25; ch. 14, no. 31
no. 7, 31 Dec. 1787, ch. 13, no. 22
no. 8, 3 Jan. 1788, ch. 13, no. 23
no. 9, 4 Jan. 1788, ch. 13, no. 24
no. 11, 10 Jan. 1788, ch. 2, no. 16; ch. 11, no. 12; 2.2.2--3, no. 5
no. 12, 12 Jan. 1788, 1.4.1, no. 9
no. 13, 14 Jan. 1788, 1.6.2, no. 4
no. 14, 17 Jan. 1788, 1.7.2--3, no. 7; 2.1.1, no. 10; 2.1.6, no. 2; 2.2.2--3, no. 38
no. 15, 18 Jan. 1788, 3.1, no. 9; 3.2.1, no. 15; 3.2.2, no. 1; 3.2.3, no. 14
no. 16, 20 Jan. 1788, ch. 14, no. 32; Amend. I (speech), no. 11; Amend. III, no. 7; Amend. VII, no. 11; Amend. IX, no. 6
no. 17, 23 Jan. 1788, ch. 5, no. 25; ch. 8, no. 28
no. 18, 25 Jan. 1788, ch. 4, no. 25; 1.8.4 (citizenship), no. 6; 1.8.12, no. 24; 1.8.15, no. 11; 1.8.17, no. 5; 3.2.1, no. 16; 7, no. 11
Federalist, The. See subentries under Hamilton, Alexander; Jay, John; Madison, James
Federal Republican, Review of the Constitution Proposed by the Late Convention, 28 Oct. 1787, 1.2.3, no. 4; 1.9.1, no. 5
Findley, William
Pennsylvania House of Assembly, 28 Sept. 1787, ch. 6, no. 13
Pennsylvania Ratifying Convention, ch. 8, no. 17
Foster, Sir Michael, Discourse on High Treason, 1762, 3.3.1--2, no. 7
Four Letters on Interesting Subjects, 1776, ch. 17, no. 19
Franklin, Benjamin
Account of the Supremest Court of Judicature in Pennsylvania, viz., The Court of the Press, 12 Sept. 1789, Amend. I (speech), no. 16
Federal Convention, 17 Sept. 1787, 7, no. 3
Gazeteer and New Daily Advertiser, 2 May 1765, Amend. III, no. 1
Information to Those Who Would Remove to America, Sept. 1782, ch. 15, no. 27
Letters to
Sarah Bache, 26 Jan. 1784, 1.9.8, no. 4
Robert Morris, 25 Dec. 1783, ch. 16, no. 12
Richard Price, 9 Oct. 1780, 6.3, no. 5
John Waring, 17 Dec. 1763, ch. 15, no. 5
London Packet, 3 June 1772, Amend. I (religion), no. 14
Queries and Remarks respecting Alterations in the Constitution of Pennsylvania, 1789, ch. 12, no. 25
Reasons and Motives for the Albany Plan of Union, July 1754, ch. 7, no. 2
Franklin, William Temple, Letter to Thomas Jefferson, 27 Apr. 1790, 1.9.8, no. 11
Free Inhabitants' Petition. See Lunenberg County
Freeman, Maryland Gazette, 30 Dec. 1790, ch. 15, no. 47
Freeman to the Minority of the Convention of Pennsylvania, no. 1, 23 Jan. 1788, ch. 7, no. 20
Fugitives from Justice, An Act respecting, and Persons Escaping from the Service of Their Masters, 1 Stat. 302, 1793, 4.2.3, no. 6
Galloway, Joseph, Plan of Union, 28 Sept. 1774, ch. 7, no. 3
Georgia Constitution of 1777, 1.2.1, no. 6; 2.2.1, no. 18; Amends. V--VI, no. 20; Amend. VII, no. 6
Georgian, 15 Nov. 1787, 1.6.1, no. 9; 2.2.1, no. 3
Gerry, Elbridge, House of Representatives, 25 Feb. 1790, 6.1, no. 4
Gordon, Thomas, Cato's Letters
no. 38, 22 July 1721, ch. 2, no. 2
no. 45, 16 Sept. 1721, ch. 15, no. 3
Habeas Corpus, Opinion on the Writ of, 1758, 1.9.2, no. 3
Habeas Corpus Act, 31 Chas. 2, c. 2, 27 May 1679, 1.9.2, no. 2
Hale, Sir Matthew
History of the Common Law, 1713, 1.8.16, no. 1; Amends. V--VI, no. 7
History of the Pleas of the Crown, 1736, 3.3.1--2, no. 6; Amends. V--VI, no. 9
Hamilton, Alexander
Amendment of the Constitution of the United States, Draft of a Resolution for, for the Legislature of New York, 29 Jan. 1802, Amend. XII, no. 3
Bank, Opinion on the Constitutionality of, 23 Feb. 1791, 1.8.18, no. 11
Continentalist
no. 5, 18 Apr. 1782, 1.8.3 (commerce), no. 1
no. 6, 4 July 1782, ch. 18, no. 15
Elections, Remarks on an Act for Regulating, 6 Feb. 1787, Amend. V (due process), no. 13
Examination
no. 1, 17 Dec. 1801, 1.8.11, no. 11
no. 6, 2 Jan. 1802, 3.1, no. 20
no. 12, 23 Feb. 1802, 3.1, no. 22
no. 13, 27 Feb. 1802, 3.1, no. 23
no. 16, 19 Mar. 1802, 3.1, no. 25
Farmer Refuted, The, 23 Feb. 1775, ch. 3, no. 5; ch. 17, no. 16
Federal Convention, 18 June 1787, ch. 8, no. 10; ch. 13, no. 19
Federalist
no. 1, 27 Oct. 1787, ch. 7, no. 9
no. 6, 14 Nov. 1787, ch. 7, no. 10
no. 7, 17 Nov. 1787, ch. 7, no. 11
no. 8, 20 Nov. 1787, 1.8.12, no. 12
no. 9, 21 Nov. 1787, ch. 4, no. 18; ch. 8, no. 15
no. 11, 24 Nov. 1787, ch. 7, no. 13
no. 12, 27 Nov. 1787, ch. 7, no. 14
no. 15, 1 Dec. 1787, ch. 5, no. 21
no. 16, 4 Dec. 1787, ch. 8, no. 22
no. 17, 5 Dec. 1787, ch. 8, no. 23
no. 21, 12 Dec. 1787, ch. 5, no. 22
no. 22, 14 Dec. 1787, ch. 5, no. 23
no. 23, 18 Dec. 1787, ch. 9, no. 5; 1.8.12, no. 14
no. 24, 19 Dec. 1787, 1.8.12, no. 15
no. 25, 21 Dec. 1787, 1.8.12, no. 16
no. 26, 22 Dec. 1787, 1.8.12, no. 17
no. 27, 25 Dec. 1787, ch. 8, no. 24; 6.2, no. 13; 6.3, no. 15
no. 28, 26 Dec. 1787, ch. 3, no. 9; 1.8.12, no. 18
no. 29, 9 Jan. 1788, 1.8.15, no. 9
no. 30, 28 Dec. 1787, ch. 9, no. 7; 1.8.1, no. 9
no. 31, 1 Jan. 1788, ch. 9, no. 8; 1.8.1, no. 10
no. 32, 2 Jan. 1788, 1.10.2, no. 6
no. 33, 2 Jan. 1788, 1.8.18, no. 6; 6.2, no. 14
no. 34, 5 Jan. 1788, 1.8.1, no. 12
no. 35, 5 Jan. 1788, ch. 13, no. 25; 1.8.1, no. 13
no. 36, 8 Jan. 1788, ch. 13, no. 26; 1.2.3, no. 10
no. 59, 22 Feb. 1788, 1.4.1, no. 13
no. 60, 23 Feb. 1788, 1.4.1, no. 14
no. 61, 26 Feb. 1788, 1.4.1, no. 15
no. 65, 7 Mar. 1788, 1.2.5, no. 9
no. 66, 8 Mar. 1788, 1.2.5, no. 10
no. 67, 11 Mar. 1788, 2.1.1, no. 12
no. 68, 12 Mar. 1788, 2.1.2--3, no. 3
no. 69, 14 Mar. 1788, 1.7.2--3, no. 8
no. 70, 15 Mar. 1788, ch. 9, no. 10; 2.1.1, no. 13
no. 71, 18 Mar. 1788, ch. 2, no. 21; ch. 10, no. 17; 2.1.1, no. 14
no. 72, 19 Mar. 1788, 2.1.1, no. 15
no. 73, 21 Mar. 1788, 1.7.2--3, no. 9; 2.1.7, no. 3
no. 74, 25 Mar. 1788, 2.2.1, no. 5 2.2.1, no. 20
no. 75, 26 Mar. 1788, 2.2.2--3, no. 9
no. 76, 1 Apr. 1788, 2.2.2--3, no. 39
no. 77, 2 Apr. 1788, 2.2.2--3, no. 40
no. 78, 28 May 1788, ch. 2, no. 22; ch. 17, no. 24; 3.1, no. 11
no. 79, 28 May 1788, 3.1, no. 12
no. 80, 28 May 1788, 3.2.1, no. 23
no. 81, 28 May 1788, 3.2.1, no. 24
no. 82, 28 May 1788, 3.2.1, no. 25
no. 83, 28 May 1788, 3.2.3, no. 17; Amend. VII, no. 12
no. 84, 28 May 1788, ch. 14, no. 38; Preamble, no. 13; Bill of Rights, no. 7
Letters to
Edward Carrington, 26 May 1792, 6.1, no. 5
George Clinton, 13 Feb. 1778, ch. 5, no. 1
James Duane, 3 Sept. 1780, ch. 5, no. 2
John Jay, 14 Mar. 1779, ch. 15, no. 24
Gouverneur Morris, 4 Mar. 1802, Amend. XII, no. 4
William Loughton Smith, 10 Mar. 1796, ch. 10, no. 20
George Washington
5 May 1789, ch. 15, no. 40
7 Mar. 1796, ch. 10, no. 19
James Wilson, 25 Jan. 1789, 2.1.2--3, no. 5
Military Peace Establishment, Continental Congress Report on, 18 June 1783, 1.8.12, no. 7
New York Ratifying Convention, ch. 12, no. 24; ch. 13, no. 38; 1.1, no. 5
Pacificus, no. 1, 29 June 1793, 2.2.2--3, no. 14
Phocion
Letter from, 1--27 Jan. 1784, 1.9.3, no. 5
Second Letter from, Apr. 1784, ch. 17, no. 21; 1.8.4 (citizenship), no. 3; 1.9.3, no. 6
Report on Manufactures, 5 Dec. 1791, ch. 4, no. 31; ch. 7, no. 23; 1.8.1, no. 21; 1.8.8, no. 9; Amend. I (religion), no. 56
Report on Public Credit, 9 Jan. 1790, 1.8.2, no. 5
Treaty of Peace, Remarks on Act Repealing Laws Inconsistent with, 17 Apr. 1787, 6.2, no. 4
Hanson, Alexander Contee, Aristides, Remarks on the Proposed Plan of a Federal Government, 1788, ch. 14, no. 34
Harrington, James, Commonwealth of Oceana, 1656, ch. 11, no. 2; ch. 15, no. 2; ch. 18, no. 2
Hawkins, William, Pleas of the Crown, 1721, Amends. V--VI, no. 8
Hawley, Joseph, Letters to Elbridge Gerry
18 Feb. 1776, Amend. III, no. 4
17 July 1776, 3.3.1--2, no. 10
Henry, Patrick
Letter to Robert Pleasants, 18 Jan. 1773, ch. 15, no. 7
Religious Tolerance, 1766, Amend. I (religion), no. 13
Virginia Ratifying Convention, ch. 8, no. 38; ch. 11, no. 13; ch. 12, no. 23; ch. 14, no. 39; Preamble, no. 14; 1.8.16, no. 10; Amend. I (religion), no. 50
Hinds' Precedents of the House of Representatives, 1.6.2, no. 7
Holmes, Abraham, Massachusetts Ratifying Convention, Amend. VII, no. 12
Hooper, William, to the Congress of the State of North Carolina, 26 Oct. 1776, ch. 12, no. 6
Hopkinson, Francis, Letter to John Jay, 11 Mar. 1786, ch. 12, no. 12
House of Commons, Resolution of, 1669, Amend. I (petition), no. 5
House of Representatives
Amendment to Art. 1, sec. 4, cl. 1, 21 Aug. 1789, 1.4.1, no. 20 to Art. 1, sec. 8, cl. 1, 22 Aug. 1789, 1.8.1, no. 19
Amendments
Report of the Select Committee on, 28 July 1789, ch. 14, no. 51
to the Constitution, ch. 13, no. 39; ch. 14, no. 52; ch. 14, no. 54; Preamble, no. 17; Bill of Rights, no. 11; Amend. I (religion), no. 53; Amend. I (speech), no. 14; Amend. I (petition), no. 17; Amend. II, no. 6; Amend. III, no. 9; Amend. IV, no. 13; Amends. V--VI, no. 24; Amend. VIII, no. 14; Amend. IX, no. 8; Amend. X, no. 6; Amend. XII, no. 1
Army Regulations, Jan. 1806, 1.8.14, no. 2
Bankrupt Bill, Feb. 1822, 1.8.4 (bankruptcy), no. 11
Breach of Privilege, Feb. 1798, 1.5, no. 18
Compensation of President, 16 July 1789, 2.1.7, no. 4
Contested Election, 22 May 1789, 1.5, no. 13
Evidence in, 6 Dec. 1797, 1.5, no. 17
Maryland Contested Election, Nov. 1807, 1.2.2, no. 8
Duties, 15 May 1789, 1.7.1, no. 11
Fugitives from Justice, 30 Jan. 1818, 4.2.3, no. 10
Habeas Corpus, Suspension of, 26 Jan. 1807, 1.9.2, no. 13
Judges, Removal of, 31 Jan. 1811, 3.1, no. 31
Judiciary, Aug. 1789, 3.1, no. 13
Judiciary Bill, 7 Jan. 1801, 3.2.1, no. 46
Militia, Dec. 1790, 1.8.15, no. 14
Naturalization, Rule of, 3--4 Feb. 1790, 1.8.4 (citizenship), no. 8
Naturalization Bill, Dec. 1794, Jan. 1795, 1.8.4 (citizenship), no. 12
Plurality of Offices, Mar.--Apr. 1806, 1.6.2, no. 6
Post Office Bill, Dec. 1791, 1.8.7, no. 3
Representative from Maryland, 22--23 Nov. 1791, 1.2.4, no. 2
Returned Bill, Feb. 1811, Amend. I (religion), no. 61
Salaries, Reduction of, 27 Jan. 1795, 1.6.1, no. 17
Savannah, Relief to, 28 Dec. 1796, 1.8.1, no. 23
Secretary of the Treasury, Official Conduct of, Feb.--Mar. 1793, 1.9.7, no. 2
Slave Trade, 23 Mar. 1790, 1.9.1, no. 17
Tax on Carriages, 29 May 1794, 1.9.4, no. 12
Trade, Protection of, 22 June 1797, 2.2.1, no. 8
Treasury Department, 29 June 1789, 2.2.2--3, no. 42
Hume, David
Of Commerce, 1752, ch. 4, no. 3
Of the Independence of Parliament, 1742, ch. 11, no. 4
Of the Liberty of the Press, 1742, Amend. I (speech), no. 2
Of the Original Contract, 1752, ch. 2, no. 4
That Politics May Be Reduced to a Science, 1742, ch. 11, no. 3
Humphreys, David, Letter to Thomas Jefferson, 29 Nov. 1788, ch. 5, no. 28
Impartial Examiner
no. 1, 20 Feb. 1788, ch. 17, no. 23; 6.2, no. 17
no. 1, 5 Mar. 1788, ch. 8, no. 33
no. 2, 28 May 1788, ch. 8, no. 36
no. 4, 11 June 1788, 1.7.2--3, no. 10
no. 5, 18 June 1788, ch. 5, no. 27
Iredell, James
Charge to the Grand Jury, in Case of Fries, 1799, 1.8.4 (citizenship), no. 14; Amend. I (speech), no. 22
Marcus, Answers to Mr. Mason's Objections to the New Constitution, 1788, ch. 14, no. 36; 1.8.12, no. 19; 1.9.3, no. 10; 2.1.1, no. 9; 2.2.2--3, no. 4; 3.2.1, no. 17; 3.2.3, no. 13; Amend. VII, no. 10; Amend. VIII, no. 11
North Carolina Ratifying Convention, ch. 14, no. 45; 1.1, no. 7; 1.7.2--3, no. 11; 2.2.1, no. 13; 2.2.1, no. 22; 3.2.2, no. 4; 4.2.3, no. 5
Proposed Amendment, North Carolina Ratifying Convention, 1.4.1, no. 19; 1.8.16, no. 12; 1.9.6, no. 4; Amend. X, no. 5
Jackson, Andrew, Veto Message, 10 July 1832, 1.8.18, no. 20
James II, Instructions to Gov. Thomas Dongan, 1682, Amend. I (religion), no. 8
Jay, John
Address to the People of the State of New York, Spring 1788, ch. 7, no. 22
Continental Congress, 13 Apr. 1787, 6.2, no. 3
Draft of Letter from Justices of the Supreme Court to George Washington, 15 Sept. 1790, 3.1, no. 14
Federalist
no. 4, 7 Nov. 1787, 1.8.13, no. 2
no. 64, 5 Mar. 1788, 2.2.2--3, no. 8
Freeholder, A Hint to the Legislature of the State of New York, Winter 1778, Amend. V (due process), no. 12
Letters to
John Adams, 2 Jan. 1801, 3.1, no. 18
Elias Boudinot, 17 Nov. 1819, 1.9.1, no. 19
Thomas Jefferson, 27 Oct. 1786, ch. 5, no. 13
President of the [English] Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves, June 1788, ch. 15, no. 39
Richard Price, 27 Sept. 1785, ch. 15, no. 31
George Washington
7 Jan. 1787, ch. 5, no. 15; ch. 6, no. 4
21 Sept. 1788, 1.8.7, no. 2
13 Nov. 1790, 1.8.5, no. 8
20 July 1793, 3.2.1, no. 33
8 Aug. 1793, 3.2.1, no. 34
Reorganization of Supreme Court, 1792, 3.1, no. 16
Jefferson, Thomas
Adequate Allowance, Bill for Giving the Members of the General Assembly an, 12 Dec. 1778, 1.6.1, no. 4
Alien and Sedition Acts, Resolutions Relative to, 10 Nov. 1798, ch. 8, no. 41
Anas, The, Nov. 1793, 1.8.11, no. 7
Attaint Josiah Phillips, Bill to, 28 May 1778, 1.9.3, no. 4
Autobiography, 1821, ch. 4, no. 7; ch. 8, no. 44; ch. 15, no. 20; Amend. I (religion), no. 45
Citizens of This Commonwealth, Bill Declaring Who Shall Be Deemed, May 1779, 4.2.1, no. 4
Coinage, Propositions respecting, 13 May 1785, 1.8.5, no. 5
Congress, Instructions in the Virginia Convention to the Delegates to, Aug. 1774, Amend. I (petition), no. 12
Congress, Notes on Debates in
2--4 July 1776, ch. 15, no. 18
30 July--1 Aug. 1776, ch. 12, no. 5
Continental Congress, 1775, 3.2.1, no. 4
Crimes and Punishments, Bill for Proportioning, 1778, Amend. VIII, no. 10
Demeunier's First Queries, Answers to, 24 Jan. 1786, ch. 9, no. 1
Diplomatic Appointments, Opinion on Powers of the Senate respecting, 24 Apr. 1790, 2.2.2--3, no. 48
Exempting Dissenters from Contributing to the Support of the Church, Draft of Bill for, 30 Nov. 1776, Amend. I (religion), no. 32
First Inaugural Address, 4 Mar. 1801, ch. 4, no. 33; Amend. I (speech), no. 26
Hamilton, Alexander, Notes of a Conversation with, 13 Aug. 1791, ch. 15, no. 49
Importation of Slaves, Bill to Prevent, 16 June 1777, 1.9.1, no. 1
Knowledge, Preamble to a Bill for the More General Diffusion of, Fall 1778, ch. 18, no. 11
Letters to
John Adams
28 Oct. 1813, ch. 15, no. 61; 1.9.8, no. 13
5 July 1814, ch. 18, no. 32
Abb[eacute] Arnoux, 19 July 1789, Amend. VII, no. 13
Joseph C. Cabell
31 Jan. 1814, 1.2.2, no. 9
2 Feb. 1816, ch. 4, no. 34
Edward Carrington
16 Jan. 1787, Amend. I (speech), no. 8
4 Aug. 1787, ch. 5, no. 20
John B. Colvin, 20 Sept. 1810, 2.3, no. 8
Danbury Baptist Association, 1 Jan. 1802, Amend. I (religion), no. 58
Alexander Donald, 7 Feb. 1788, 2.1.1, no. 11; 7, no. 12
William Dunbar, 17 July 1803, 2.2.2--3, no. 26
William Temple Franklin, 20 Apr. 1790, 1.9.8, no. 10
Albert Gallatin
13 Oct. 1802, 1.8.3 (commerce), no. 10
16 June 1817, 1.8.1, no. 25; Amend. I (religion), no. 65
Edmond Charles Genet, 22 Nov. 1793, 2.2.2--3, no. 16
L. H. Girardin, 12 Mar. 1815, 1.9.3, no. 13
George Hay
12 June 1807, 2.1.1, no. 20
17 June 1807, 2.1.1, no. 21
20 June 1807, 2.1.1, no. 22
John Holmes, 22 Apr. 1820, ch. 15, no. 66
John Jay, 18 July 1793, 3.2.1, no. 32
William Johnson, 12 June 1823, ch. 15, no. 67
Walter Jones, 5 Mar. 1810, 2.2.1, no. 14
Marquis de Lafayette, 14 Feb. 1815, ch. 2, no. 27
Isaac McPherson, 13 Aug. 1813, ch. 16, no. 25; 1.8.8, no. 12
James Madison
28 Oct. 1785, ch. 15, no. 32
16 Dec. 1786, ch. 8, no. 5
20 June 1787, ch. 8, no. 11
20 Dec. 1787, ch. 14, no. 30; ch. 18, no. 21
31 July 1788, ch. 14, no. 46
15 Mar. 1789, ch. 14, no. 49
28 Aug. 1789, Amend. I (speech), no. 15
6 Sept. 1789, ch. 2, no. 23
6 Mar. 1796, 1.8.7, no. 4
14 July 1804, 2.2.2--3, no. 28
Rev. Samuel Miller, 23 Jan. 1808, Amend. I (religion), no. 60
Joseph Milligan, 6 Apr. 1816, ch. 15, no. 64
Wilson Cary Nicholas, 7 Sept. 1803, 2.2.2--3, no. 27
John Norvell, 14 June 1807, Amend. I (speech), no. 29
Edmund Pendleton, 26 Aug. 1776, ch. 2, no. 7; Amend. VIII, no. 9
David Rittenhouse, 19 July 1778, ch. 15, no. 23
Spencer Roane, 6 Sept. 1819, 1.8.18, no. 16
W. H. Torrance, 11 June 1815, 1.10.1, no. 13
Garret Van Meter, 27 Apr. 1781, ch. 3, no. 6
George Washington, 16 Apr. 1784, 1.9.8, no. 5
Manual of Parliamentary Practice and Rules of the House of Representatives, 1.2.5, no. 1
National Bank, Opinion on the Constitutionality of the Bill for Establishing, 15 Feb. 1791, 1.8.18, no. 10
Notes on the State of Virginia, 1784, ch. 4, no. 9; ch. 10, no. 9; ch. 12, no. 11; ch. 13, no. 15; ch. 15, no. 28; ch. 17, no. 20; ch. 18, no. 16; Amend. I (religion), no. 40
Proposed Amendment to the Constitution, July 1803, 2.2.2--3, no. 25
Protest to the Virginia House of Delegates, 1797, 1.6.1, no. 18
Religious Freedom, Bill for Establishing, 1779, Amend. I (religion), no. 37
Residence Bill of 1790, Constitutionality of, 15 July 1790, 1.5, no. 14
Summary View of the Rights of British America, July 1774, ch. 14, no. 10
Western Territory, Plan for Government of, 22 Mar. 1784, 4.3.1, no. 3
"John DeWitt"
no. 2, Oct. 1787, Amend. IX, no. 5
no. 3, Fall 1787, 1.2.1, no. 11
no. 4, Fall 1787, 1.3.1--2, no. 4
no. 5, Fall 1787, 1.8.16, no. 5
Johnson, William, Note to Satterlee v. Mathewson, 1829, 1.9.3, no. 14
Johnston, Samuel, North Carolina Ratifying Convention, 3.2.1, no. 28
Junius, no. 18, 29 July 1769, 1.5, no. 1
Kent, James, Commentaries. See tables of contents of chapters corresponding to the several constitutional provisions
Kentucky
Constitution of 1799, 1.6.1, no. 20; 3.1, no. 17; Amend. I (speech), no. 23
Resolutions, 10 Nov. 1798, 14 Nov. 1799, Amend. I (speech), no. 18
King, Rufus
Letters to
Elbridge Gerry, 30 Apr. 1786, ch. 5, no. 10
C. Gore, 1 Feb. 1824, 3.2.1, no. 78
Timothy Pickering, 4 Nov. 1803, 4.3.1, no. 11
Massachusetts Ratifying Convention, 1.4.1, no. 11
Senate
20 Mar. 1816, 2.1.2--3, no. 9
12 Jan. 1818, 2.2.2--3, no. 30
Mar. 1819, 1.9.4, no. 15
Lambarde, William, Eirenarcha, 1614, Amend. I (petition), no. 2
Lancaster, William, North Carolina Ratifying Convention, 6.3, no. 26
Lansing, John, Proposed Amendment, New York Ratifying Convention, 1.8.18, no. 8
Learning, An Act for the Encouragement of, 8 Anne, c. 19, 1709, 1.8.8, no. 2
Lee, Charles, Opinion of Attorney General, 1.8.11, no. 9
Lee, Henry
Virginia Resolutions, Report of the Minority on, 22 Jan. 1799, Amend. I (speech), no. 20
Lee, Richard Henry
Letters to
------, 31 May 1764, ch. 17, no. 10
------, 10 Oct. 1785, 1.8.3 (commerce), no. 5
Samuel Adams
14 Mar. 1785, ch. 5, no. 8
5 Oct. 1787, ch. 14, no. 22
Mrs. Hannah Corbin, 17 Mar. 1778, ch. 13, no. 11
Henry Laurens, 6 June 1779, ch. 18, no. 12
George Mason
15 May 1787, ch. 5, no. 18
1 Oct. 1787, ch. 6, no. 16; ch. 14, no. 21
James Monroe, 5 Jan. 1784, 1.8.12, no. 8
Edmund Pendleton, 12 May 1776, ch. 11, no. 6
Edmund Randolph, 16 Oct. 1787, 3.2.3, no. 4
Lincoln, Levi, Opinions of Attorney General, 1.8.8, no. 10; 4.3.2, no. 2
Livingston, Edward, System of Penal Laws, 1824, 3.1, no. 34
Livingston, Gilbert, Proposed Amendment, New York Ratifying Convention, 2.2.1, no. 21
Locke, John
A Letter concerning Toleration, 1689, Amend. I (religion), no. 10; Amend. I (petition), no. 7
Second Treatise, 1689, ch. 2, no. 1; ch. 3, no. 2; ch. 4, no. 1; ch. 10, no. 3; ch. 13, no. 2; ch. 16, no. 3; ch. 17, no. 5; Preamble, no. 1; 2.1.1, no. 1; Amend. V (due process), no. 6
Lowrie, Walter, Senate, 20 Jan. 1820, 1.9.1, no. 21
Lunenberg County, Virginia, Remonstrance and Petition of the Free Inhabitants of, 29 Nov. 1785, ch. 16, no. 14
McClurg, James, Letter to James Madison, 22 Aug. 1787, 6.2, no. 8
McHenry, James
Anecdote, 18--, ch. 18, no. 1
Maryland House of Delegates, 29 Nov. 1787, 1.9.4, no. 5; 1.9.5, no. 3
Machiavelli, Niccol[ograve], Discourses, 1531, ch. 11, no. 1
McKean, Thomas, Pennsylvania Ratifying Convention, 3.1, no. 8
Maclaine, Archibald, North Carolina Ratifying Convention, 3.2.2, no. 5
Madison, James
Address of the General Assembly to the People . . . of Virginia, 23 Jan. 1799, Amend. I (speech), no. 21
African Colony for Freed Slaves, Memorandum on, 20 Oct. 1789, ch. 15, no. 43
Articles of Confederation, Bill Authorizing Amendment in, 21 June 1784, 1.9.4, no. 2
Congress, Notes on Debates in, Jan.--Feb. 1783, ch. 5, no. 5 ch. 5, no. 6
Consolidation, 5 Dec. 1791, ch. 8, no. 40
Copyright for Authors, Act Securing, 16 Nov. 1785, 1.8.8, no. 5
Detached Memoranda, ca. 1817, Amend. I (religion), no. 64
Federal Convention, 19 June 1787, ch. 12, no. 15
Federalist
no. 10, 22 Nov. 1787, ch. 4, no. 19
no. 14, 30 Nov. 1787, ch. 4, no. 22
no. 37, 11 Jan. 1788, ch. 9, no. 9; Preamble, no. 10; 3.2.1, no. 14
no. 39, 16 Jan. 1788, ch. 4, no. 24; ch. 8, no. 27
no. 40, 18 Jan. 1788, ch. 6, no. 20
no. 41, 19 Jan. 1788, 1.8.12, no. 22
no. 42, 22 Jan. 1788, 1.8.3 (commerce), no. 9; 1.8.3 (Indians), no. 4; 1.8.4 (citizenship), no. 5; 1.8.5, no. 7; 1.8.10, no. 4; 1.9.1, no. 12; 2.2.2--3, no. 7; 4.1, no. 5
no. 43, 23 Jan. 1788, 1.8.8, no. 7; 1.8.17, no. 3; 3.3.1--2, no. 17; 4.3.1, no. 7; 4.4, no. 7; 5, no. 6; 6.1, no. 3; 7, no. 10
no. 44, 25 Jan. 1788, 1.8.18, no. 7; 1.10.1, no. 5; 6.2, no. 16; 6.3, no. 19
no. 45, 26 Jan. 1788, ch. 8, no. 29
no. 46, 29 Jan. 1788, ch. 8, no. 30; 1.8.12, no. 25
no. 47, 30 Jan. 1788, ch. 10, no. 14
no. 48, 1 Feb. 1788, ch. 10, no. 15
no. 49, 2 Feb. 1788, ch. 2, no. 19
no. 51, 6 Feb. 1788, ch. 10, no. 16
no. 52, 8 Feb. 1788, 1.2.1, no. 14
no. 53, 9 Feb. 1788, 1.2.1, no. 15
no. 54, 12 Feb. 1788, 1.2.3, no. 13
no. 55, 13 Feb. 1788, ch. 13, no. 30; ch. 18, no. 22; 1.2.3, no. 14
no. 56, 16 Feb. 1788, 1.2.3, no. 15
no. 57, 19 Feb. 1788, ch. 4, no. 26; 1.2.3, no. 16
no. 58, 20 Feb. 1788, ch. 13, no. 32; 1.2.3, no. 17
no. 62, 27 Feb. 1788, ch. 12, no. 22; 1.3.1--2, no. 11
no. 63, 1 Mar. 1788, ch. 4, no. 27; 1.3.1--2, no. 12
Foreign Trade, Draft of Resolutions on, 12 Nov. 1785, 1.8.3 (commerce), no. 6
Helvidius, Letters of, nos. 1--4, 24 Aug.--14 Sept. 1793, 2.2.2--3, no. 15
House of Representatives, ch. 10, no. 21; ch. 14, no. 50; 1.2.2, no. 6; 1.2.3, no. 19; 1.6.1, no. 15; 1.8.1, no. 18; 1.8.1, no. 20; 1.8.2, no. 7; 1.8.17, no. 10; 1.8.18, no. 9; 1.9.1, no. 16; 1.9.8, no. 9; 2.2.2--3, no. 22; Amend. IX, no. 7
Letters to
John Adams, 22 May 1817, ch. 10, no. 22
Rev. Adams, 1832, Amend. I (religion), no. 68
W. T. Barry, 4 Aug. 1822, ch. 18, no. 35
William Bradford
24 Jan. 1774, Amend. I (religion), no. 16
1 Apr. 1774, Amend. I (religion), no. 18
Joseph C. Cabell
18 Sept. 1828, 1.8.3 (commerce), no. 18
30 Oct. 1828, 1.8.1, no. 26
13 Feb. 1829, 1.8.3 (commerce), no. 19
Reynolds Chapman, 6 Jan. 1831, 1.8.18, no. 19
Professor Davis, 1832, 1.8.3 (commerce), no. 21
Robert J. Evans, 15 June 1819, ch. 15, no. 65
George Eve, 2 Jan. 1789, ch. 14, no. 48
George Hay, 23 Aug. 1823, 2.1.2--3, no. 10
M. L. Hurlbert, May 1830, 3.2.1, no. 85
Charles J. Ingersoll, 2 Feb. 1831, 1.10.1, no. 22
Thomas Jefferson
16 Mar. 1784, 4.2.2, no. 3
19 June 1786, ch. 15, no. 33
24 Oct. 1787, ch. 17, no. 22; 1.9.5, no. 2
8 Oct. 1788, 1.2.1, no. 17
17 Oct. 1788, ch. 14, no. 47
9 May 1789, 1.9.8, no. 8
30 June 1789, 2.2.2--3, no. 43
4 Feb. 1790, ch. 2, no. 24
2 Apr. 1798, 1.8.11, no. 8
27 June 1823, 3.2.1, no. 77; 6.2, no. 37
14 Jan. 1824, Amend. XII, no. 6
8 Feb. 1825, ch. 18, no. 36
Henry Lee, 14 Jan. 1825, Amend. XII, no. 7
Edward Livingston, 10 July 1822, ch. 18, no. 34; Amend. I (religion), no. 66
James Monroe
27 Nov. 1784, 1.8.3 (Indians), no. 2
7 Aug. 1785, 1.8.3 (commerce), no. 4
27 Dec. 1817, 3.2.1, no. 70
10 Feb. 1820, 1.9.1, no. 22
Edmund Pendleton
28 Oct. 1787, 6.3, no. 13
2 Jan. 1791, 6.2, no. 20
21 Feb. 1792, 2.1.6, no. 3
Richard Peters, 19 Aug. 1789, ch. 14, no. 53
Edmund Randolph
10 Mar. 1784, 3.2.3, no. 2; 4.2.2, no. 2
8 Apr. 1787, ch. 6, no. 9
10 Apr. 1788, 6.3, no. 22
Thomas Ritchie, 15 Sept. 1821, ch. 2, no. 28
Spencer Roane, 2 Sept. 1819, 1.8.18, no. 15
Benjamin Rush, 20 Mar. 1790, ch. 15, no. 45
Andrew Stevenson, 27 Nov. 1830, 1.8.1, no. 27
James K. Tefft, 3 Dec. 1830, 1.7.2--3, no. 15
George Thompson, 29 Jan. 1789, 1.8.1, no. 17
Nicholas P. Trist, 15 Feb. 1830, ch. 7, no. 28
Robert Walsh, 27 Nov. 1819, 1.9.1, no. 20
George Washington
16 Apr. 1787, ch. 8, no. 6
30 Sept. 1787, ch. 6, no. 15
18 Oct. 1787, 3.2.1, no. 10
Daniel Webster, 15 Mar. 1833, ch. 3, no. 14
Memorial and Remonstrance against Religious Assessments, 20 June 1785, Amend. I (religion), no. 43
Message to Congress, Fourth Annual, 4 Nov. 1812, 1.8.16, no. 13
Nullification, Notes on, 1835--36, 6.2, no. 43
Observations on Jefferson's Draft of a Constitution for Virginia, 15 Oct. 1788, ch. 17, no. 25; 1.7.2--3, no. 12; 2.1.2--3, no. 4; 3.2.1, no. 29
Outline, Sept. 1829, ch. 7, no. 27
Paper Money, Notes for Speech Opposing, 1 Nov. 1786, 1.10.1, no. 2
Parties, 23 Jan. 1792, ch. 15, no. 50
Preface to Debates in the Convention of 1787, 1.8.1, no. 2; 1.8.3 (commerce), no. 7; 1.10.2, no. 3
Proclamation, 16 Nov. 1814, Amend. I (religion), no. 63
Property, 29 Mar. 1792, ch. 16, no. 23
Public Opinion, 19 Dec. 1791, ch. 2, no. 26
Republican Distribution of Citizens, 5 Mar. 1792, ch. 18, no. 28
Senate, Message to, June 1813, 2.2.2--3, no. 53
Suffrage
Note on, 1829, ch. 16, no. 27
Note to His Speech on the Right of, 1821, ch. 16, no. 26
Vices of the Political System of the United States, Apr. 1787, ch. 5, no. 16; 4.4, no. 2
Virginia Ratifying Convention, ch. 13, no. 36; 3.2.1, no. 26; 4.4, no. 8; Amend. I (religion), no. 49
Virginia Resolutions, 21 Dec. 1798, Amend. I (speech), no. 19
Report on, Jan. 1800, ch. 8, no. 42; Amend. I (speech), no. 24
Magna Carta, 1215, Amend. I (petition), no. 1
Marcus. See Iredell, James
Marshall, John
Letter to a Freeholder, 20 Sept. 1798, Amend. I (speech), no. 17
Virginia Ratifying Convention, ch. 11, no. 14
Martin, Luther
Genuine Information, 1788, ch. 6, no. 19; ch. 8, no. 32; ch. 13, no. 27; ch. 15, no. 37. See also tables of contents of chapters corresponding to the several constitutional provisions
Impeachment Trial of Justice Samuel Chase, 23 Feb. 1804, 1.2.5, no. 16
Letter, 4 Apr. 1788, ch. 9, no. 11
Letters, no. 3, 14 Mar. 1788, 1.8.15, no. 12
Maryland House of Delegates, 29 Nov. 1787, 1.3.1--2, no. 8; 1.9.6, no. 2; 7, no. 5
Maryland
Act concerning Religion, 1649, Amend. I (religion), no. 5
Constitution of 1776, 1.5, no. 3; 3.1, no. 5; Amend. I (religion), no. 27; Amend. IV, no. 10
General Assembly, Act for the Liberties of the People, 1639, ch. 14, no. 1
Laws of, at Large, 1638, 3.3.1--2, no. 1
Ratifying Convention, Proposed Amendment, 29 Apr. 1788, Amend. I (petition), no. 16
Maryland Farmer
no. 1, 15 Feb. 1788, ch. 14, no. 35
no. 2, 29 Feb. 1788, 1.8.12, no. 26
no. 6, 1 Apr. 1788, 3.2.2, no. 3
no. 7, 11 Apr. 1788, Amend. I (religion), no. 48
Mason, George
Annual Elections for the Fairfax Independent Company, Remarks on, Apr. 1775, ch. 18, no. 5
Exempting Dissenters from Contributions to the Established Church, Amendment to the Bill, 5 Dec. 1776, Amend. I (religion), no. 33
Federal Convention, 20 June 1787, ch. 12, no. 16
Letters to
Thomas Jefferson, 27 Sept. 1781, ch. 8, no. 3
James Monroe, 30 Jan. 1792, 2.2.2--3, no. 50
Speaker of Virginia House of Delegates, 28 Mar. 1785, 1.8.3 (commerce), no. 3
Virginia Ratifying Convention, ch. 8, no. 37; ch. 13, no. 35; ch. 14, no. 42; 1.5, no. 11; 1.9.4, no. 9; 6.2, no. 18
Massachusetts
Body of Liberties, 1641, ch. 14, no. 2; Amend. I (religion), no. 3; Amends. V--VI, no. 2
Constitution of 1780, ch. 1, no. 6; Bill of Rights, no. 6
Amendments to, 1821, 6.3, no. 4
House of Representatives
Circular Letter to the Colonial Legislatures, 11 Feb. 1768, ch. 17, no. 13; Amend. IX, no. 2
Letter to Dennys De Berdt, 12 Jan. 1768, ch. 16, no. 6
Resolutions, 29 Oct. 1765, ch. 17, no. 11
Ratifying Convention, ch. 14, no. 33; 1.2.1, no. 13; 1.2.2, no. 3; 1.2.3, no. 11; 1.3.1--2, no. 10; 1.4.1, no. 10; 1.5, no. 9; 1.6.1, no. 11; 1.8.17, no. 4; 1.9.1, no. 11; 1.9.2, no. 10; 3.2.3, no. 15; 5, no. 7; 6.3, no. 20; Amends. V--VI, no. 22. See also Ames, Fisher; Davies, Thomas; Holmes, Abraham; King, Rufus; Parsons, Theophilus
Rejected Constitution for, 1778, ch. 15, no. 21
[Massachusetts] Federalist, 3 Dec. 1787, ch. 7, no. 16
Massachusetts Gentleman, Letter from, 17 Oct. 1787, 1.2.3, no. 3
Mayflower Compact, 11 Nov. 1620, ch. 17, no. 1
Mecklenburg, North Carolina, Instructions to the Delegates from, to the Provincial Congress at Halifax, 1 Nov. 1776, ch. 2, no. 8
Missouri Constitution of 1820, 4.2.3, no. 12
Monroe, James
Internal Improvements, Views on, 4 May 1822, Preamble, no. 20; Amend. X, no. 8
Letters to
Chairman of Senate Military Committee, Feb. 1815, 1.8.15, no. 18
Thomas Jefferson, 4 May 1801, ch. 8, no. 43
James Madison
15 Nov. 1784, 1.8.3 (Indians), no. 1
10 May 1822, 2.2.2--3, no. 54
Virginia Ratifying Convention, ch. 11, no. 15
Montesquieu, Spirit of Laws, 1748, ch. 2, no. 3; ch. 4, no. 2; ch. 8, no. 1; ch. 15, no. 4; ch. 17, no. 9; ch. 18, no. 3; 1.8.12, no. 2; 1.9.3, no. 1; Amend. I (religion), no. 12; Amend. I (speech), no. 3; Amends. V--VI, no. 10; Amend. V (due process), no. 7; Amend. VIII, no. 3
Morris, Gouverneur
Letters to
John Jay, 1 Jan. 1783, ch. 5, no. 4
Moss Kent, 12 Jan. 1815, 1.8.16, no. 15
Henry W. Livingston, 4 Dec. 1803, 4.3.1, no. 12
John Penn, 20 May 1774, ch. 15, no. 8
Timothy Pickering, 22 Dec. 1814, 3.2.1, no. 60
President of New York Senate, 25 Dec. 1802, 2.1.2--3, no. 8
Robert Walsh, 5 Feb. 1811, ch. 11, no. 17
National Greatness, ca. 1800, ch. 18, no. 31
Political Enquiries, 1776, ch. 4, no. 6; ch. 16, no. 8
Morris, Robert
Circular to the Governors of the States, 25 July 1781, ch. 5, no. 3
Letters to
Thomas Jefferson, 1 May 1784, 1.8.5, no. 3
President of Congress
15 Jan. 1782, 1.8.5, no. 2
17 Mar. 1783, ch. 5, no. 7
Native of Virginia, Observations upon the Proposed Plan of Federal Government, 1788, Preamble, no. 16; 1.2.1, no. 16; 1.2.5, no. 12; 1.3.4--5, no. 2; 1.8.16, no. 9; 3.2.1, no. 27
Nedham, Marchamont, The Excellence of a Free-State, 1656, ch. 10, no. 2
New Hampshire
Constitution of 1784, 1.9.2, no. 7; Amend. I (religion), no. 42
Ratifying Convention. See Atherton, Joshua
[New Hampshire] Farmer, no. 1, 11 Jan. 1788, 1.8.15, no. 10
New Haven Colony
The Fundamental Agreement or Original Constitution of, 4 June 1639, Amend. I (religion), no. 2
Laws of, 1656, 3.3.1--2, no. 3
New Jersey Constitution of 1776, Amend. I (religion), no. 28; Amend. VII, no. 5
New Jersey Plan, 15 June 1787, ch. 8, no. 9
New Plimouth Colony, General Laws and Liberties of, 1671, 3.3.1--2, no. 4
New York
Constitution of 1777, 1.2.1, no. 7; 1.2.5, no. 5; Amend. I (religion), no. 34
General Assembly of, Address to Lt. Gov. George Clarke, 7 Sept. 1737, 1.2.1, no. 2
Ratification of Constitution, 26 July 1788, Bill of Rights, no. 8
Ratifying Convention, 1.4.1, no. 17; 6.3, no. 25. See also Clinton, George; Hamilton, Alexander; Lansing, John; Smith, Melancton; Tredwell, Thomas
Nicholas, Wilson, Virginia Ratifying Convention, 1.2.2, no. 5
Northampton, Statute of, 2 Edw. 3, c. 3, 1328, Amend. II, no. 1
Northampton, Massachusetts, Return of, 22 May 1780, ch. 15, no. 26
North Carolina
Constitution of 1776, 1.2.1, no. 5; 1.2.5, no. 2; 4.2.1, no. 2; Amend. I (religion), no. 29
Fundamental Constitutions of 1669, Amend. I (religion), no. 7
Ratifying Convention, Preamble, no. 15; 1.2.5, no. 13; 1.3.1--2, no. 15; 1.3.4--5, no. 3; 1.4.1, no. 18; 1.5, no. 12; 1.8.17, no. 8; 1.9.1, no. 15; 1.10.1, no. 9; 2.1.4, no. 1; 2.2.1, no. 7; 2.2.2--3, no. 11; 2.2.2--3, no. 41; 5, no. 10; 6.2, no. 19; Bill of Rights, no. 10; Amend. I (religion), no. 52. See also Davie, William R.; Iredell, James; Johnston, Samuel; Lancaster, William; Maclaine, Archibald; Spaight, Richard D.
Northwest Ordinance, 13 July 1787, ch. 1, no. 8
Old Whig
no. 2, Fall 1787, 1.8.18, no. 2; 6.2, no. 10
no. 5, Fall 1787, 2.1.1, no. 7; Amend. I (religion), no. 47
no. 6, Fall 1787, 1.8.1, no. 5
One of the People, 23 Nov. 1776, ch. 12, no. 7
Osgood, Samuel, Letter to John Adams, 14 Nov. 1786, ch. 5, no. 14
Otis, James, The Rights of the British Colonies Asserted and Proved, 1764, ch. 2, no. 5; ch. 13, no. 4
Paine, Thomas
Common Sense, 10 Jan. 1776, ch. 4, no. 4; Amend. I (religion), no. 24
Dissertation on the First Principles of Government, 1795, ch. 13, no. 40
Memorial to James Monroe, 10 Sept. 1794, 1.8.4 (citizenship), no. 11
Reflections on Titles, May 1775, 1.9.8, no. 2
Rights of Man, 1791, 1792, ch. 4, no. 32; Amend. I (religion), no. 57
Parsons, Theophilus, Massachusetts Ratifying Convention, 1.7.1, no. 9. See also Essex, Massachusetts, Result
Penn, William
England's Present Interest Considered, 1675, ch. 14, no. 3
Excellent Priviledge of Liberty and Property, 1687, ch. 14, no. 5
Preface to the Frame of Government, 1682, ch. 17, no. 4
Pennsylvania
Charter of Liberty, 1682, Amend. I (religion), no. 9
Constitution of 1776, Bill of Rights, no. 5; Amend. I (religion), no. 30; Amend. II, no. 5; Amend. VII, no. 4; Amend. VIII, no. 8
Ratifying Convention, 1.4.1, no. 4; Amend. VII, no. 9. See also Findley, William; McKean, Thomas; Smilie, John; Whitehill, Robert; Wilson, James
[Pennsylvania Convention Minority], The Address and Reasons of Dissent of the Minority of the Convention of Pennsylvania to Their Constituents, 18 Dec. 1787, ch. 2, no. 15; 1.2.3, no. 8; 3.2.3, no. 11
Pennsylvania Evening Post, 27 Apr. 1776, ch. 15, no. 11
[Pennsylvania] Farmer, Fallacies of the Freeman Directed by, 23 Apr. 1788, ch. 8, no. 35
Pennsylvania Gazette, 26 Mar. 1777, ch. 12, no. 9
People the Best Governors, The, 1776, ch. 11, no. 8
Petition of Right, 7 June 1628, 3 Chas. 1, c. 1, Amend. I (petition), no. 3
Controversy over, 1628, Amend. V (due process), no. 3
Philadelphia Synagogue, Petition to Council of Censors of Pennsylvania, 23 Dec. 1783, 6.3, no. 6
Phillips, Jonas, Letter to President and Members of the Convention, 7 Sept. 1787, 6.3, no. 11
Pickering, Timothy, Letters to
George Cabot, 29 Jan. 1804, ch. 7, no. 24
Rufus King, 6 Mar. 1785, ch. 15, no. 29
Charles Tillinghast, 24 Dec. 1787, 1.4.1, no. 7; 3.2.1, no. 12
Pinckney, Charles
House of Representatives, 1.9.1, no. 23; 4.2.1, no. 15
Letter to James Madison, 28 Mar. 1789, 1.3.1--2, no. 16
Observations on the Plan of Government, 1787, 1.8.16, no. 4; 3.2.1, no. 9; 4.2.2, no. 5; 4.3.1, no. 5; 5, no. 3; 6.2, no. 6
Senate, 5 Mar. 1800, 1.6.1, no. 21
South Carolina House of Representatives, 16 Jan. 1788, Preamble, no. 11
South Carolina Ratifying Convention, ch. 4, no. 28; 1.10.1, no. 6
Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, South Carolina House of Representatives, 18 Jan. 1788, ch. 7, no. 19; 1.4.1, no. 12
Pinkney, William, Argument in McCulloch v. Maryland, 1819, ch. 7, no. 26
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Instructions of, 1779, ch. 13, no. 13
Petitions, 29 May 1776, ch. 17, no. 17
Plebeian, Address to the People of the State of New-York, Spring 1788, ch. 5, no. 26; Amend. I (speech), no. 12
Plymouth, Massachusetts, Return of, 1 June 1778, ch. 14, no. 16
Printing Seditious Treasonable and Unlicensed Books and Pamphlets, An Act for Preventing the Frequent Abuses in, and for Regulating Printing and Printing Presses, 14 Chas. 2, c. 33, 1662, Amend. I (speech), no. 1
Proposed Amendments and Ratification, 1789, Bill of Rights, no. 12
Public Acts, Records and Judicial Proceedings, An Act to Prescribe the Mode in Which the, in Each State, Shall Be Authenticated . . ., 1 Stat. 122, 1790, 4.1, no. 6
Publius. See subentries for Federalist under Hamilton, Alexander; Jay, John; Madison, James
Putney Debates, 29 Oct. 1647, ch. 15, no. 1
Randolph, Edmund
History of Virginia, 1809, ch. 15, no. 17
Letters to
James Madison
27 Mar. 1787, ch. 6, no. 7
19 May 1789, ch. 15, no. 41
Speaker of Virginia House of Delegates, 10 Oct. 1787, 7, no. 4
Suggestions for the Conciliation of the Small States, 10 July 1787, 6.2, no. 7
Virginia Ratifying Convention, ch. 14, no. 40; 1.10.1, no. 7; 6.3, no. 24; 7, no. 13
[with others] Report to Congress, Nov. 1781, 1.8.10, no. 1
Rawle, William, View of the Constitution of the United States, 1829. See tables of contents of chapters corresponding to the several constitutional provisions
Read, George, Letter to John Dickinson, 17 Jan. 1787, ch. 12, no. 13
Reid, Robert W., House of Representatives, 1 Feb. 1820, 4.3.1, no. 15
Republican Federalist
no. 5, 19 Jan. 1788, 1.2.3, no. 12
no. 6, 2 Feb. 1788, 1.2.2, no. 4
Republicus, 16 Feb. 1788, ch. 12, no. 21; ch. 13, no. 31
Royal Commission for Regulating Plantations, 28 Apr. 1634, ch. 17, no. 3
Rumsey, James, Letter to Thomas Jefferson, 6 June 1789, 1.8.8, no. 8
Rush, Benjamin
Letters to
John Adams, 21 July 1789, ch. 4, no. 30
John Armstrong, 19 Mar. 1783, Amend. I (religion), no. 39
Edward Hand, 10 Nov. 1784, 6.3, no. 7
Catherine Macaulay, 18 Jan. 1769, 1.7.1, no. 4
James Madison, 10 Mar. 1790, 1.8.2, no. 6
Richard Price
15 Oct. 1785, 22 Apr. 1786, 6.3, no. 8
27 Oct. 1786, ch. 7, no. 7
Observations on the Government of Pennsylvania, 1777, ch. 12, no. 8
Of the Mode of Education Proper in a Republic, 1798, ch. 18, no. 30
On Punishing Murder by Death, 1792, Amend. VIII, no. 16
Rutledge, Edward, Letter to John Jay, 29 June 1776, ch. 8, no. 2
Samuel, 10 Jan. 1788, 7, no. 9
Senate
Abolition Petitions, Reception of, 1836, Amend. I (petition), no. 22
Amendments
9 Sept. 1789, ch. 14, no. 55
Dec. 1803, Amend. XII, no. 5
20 Mar. 1816, 2.1.2--3, no. 9
Committee on Foreign Relations, Report, 15 Feb. 1816, 2.2.2--3, no. 29
Contested Election of Mr. Gallatin, Feb. 1794, 1.5, no. 16
Electoral College, 23 Jan. 1800, 2.1.2--3, no. 7
Indians, 17--22 Sept. 1789, 1.8.3 (Indians), no. 5
Judiciary System, Jan. 1802, 3.1, no. 21
Presentation of the Colors of France, 6 Jan. 1796, 2.2.2--3, no. 17
Select Committee Report on Amendment to Constitution, 1 Mar. 1826, 1.6.2, no. 8
Sherman, Roger, Letters to John Adams
20 July 1789, 1.7.2--3, no. 13
July 1789, 1.3.1--2, no. 17; 2.2.2--3, no. 46
Short, William, Letter to James Madison, 21 Dec. 1787, 7, no. 6
Sidney, Algernon, Discourses concerning Government, 1698, ch. 3, no. 1
Slave Petition to the Governor, Council, and House of Representatives of the Province of Massachusetts, 25 May 1774, ch. 14, no. 9
Smilie, John, Pennsylvania Ratifying Convention, ch. 8, no. 16; ch. 14, no. 28
Smith, Adam, Wealth of Nations, 1776, 1.8.12, no. 5; Amend. I (religion), no. 31
Smith, Melancton, New York Ratifying Convention, ch. 13, no. 37; 1.8.16, no. 11
South Carolina
Constitution of 1778, Amend. I (religion), no. 36
House of Representatives, Jan. 1788, 1.9.1, no. 10; 2.2.2--3, no. 6
Ratifying Convention, Proposed Amendment, 6.3, no. 23. See also Pinckney, Charles
Spaight, Richard D., North Carolina Ratifying Convention, 1.9.4, no. 10
Stamp Act Congress, Declaration of Rights, 19 Oct. 1765, 1.7.1, no. 3
Story, Joseph, Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, 1833, ch. 12, no. 27. See also tables of contents of chapters corresponding to the several constitutional provisions
Strong, Caleb, Governor, to Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, 1812, 1.8.15, no. 17
Sullivan, James, Letter to Jeremy Belknap, 30 July 1795, ch. 15, no. 55
Supreme Court, Letters on Reorganization of, 1792, 3.1, no. 16
Sutton, Massachusetts, Return of, 18 May 1778, ch. 15, no. 22
Swift, Zephaniah, A System of Laws of the State of Connecticut, 1796, Amends. V--VI, no. 29
Symmes, William, Letter to Capt. Peter Osgood, 15 Nov. 1787, 2.3, no. 6; 4.4, no. 5
Treason, An Act Declaring What Shall Be, 9 Hening 168, 1776, 3.3.1--2, no. 11
Treaties, An Act to Declare the, Heretofore Concluded with France, No Longer Obligatory . . ., 1 Stat. 578, 1798, 2.2.2--3, no. 23
Tredwell, Thomas, New York Ratifying Convention, ch. 14, no. 44; 1.8.17, no. 7
Trenchard, John
Cato's Letters
no. 60, 6 Jan. 1721, ch. 17, no. 6
no. 61, 13 Jan. 1721, ch. 17, no. 7
no. 62, 20 Jan. 1721, ch. 17, no. 8
no. 68, 3 Mar. 1721, ch. 16, no. 4
Short Historie of Standing Armies in England, 1698, ch. 10, no. 4
Tucker, St. George
Blackstone's Commentaries, 1803, ch. 13, no. 41. See also tables of contents of chapters corresponding to the several constitutional provisions
Dissertation on Slavery, 1796, ch. 15, no. 56
Letters to Jeremy Belknap
24 Jan. 1795, ch. 15, no. 52
29 June 1795, ch. 15, no. 54
Tumultuous Petition Act, 13 Chas. 2, st. 1, c. 5, 1661, Amend. I (petition), no. 4
Tyler, John, Virginia Ratifying Convention, ch. 9, no. 12
Vermont
Constitution of 1777, Preamble, no. 5; 1.2.5, no. 6; 4.2.1, no. 3; 4.4, no. 1; 6.3, no. 3; Amend. I (religion), no. 35; Amends. V--VI, no. 21
Constitution of 1786, Preamble, no. 6; 1.2.1, no. 8; 1.6.1, no. 8; 1.9.3, no. 7; 2.3, no. 4; 5, no. 1; Amend. I (religion), no. 46
Virginia
Act for Establishing Religious Freedom, 31 Oct. 1785, Amend. I (religion), no. 44
Constitution of 1776, ch. 1, no. 4; 1.7.1, no. 6; 3.1, no. 4
Declaration of Rights, 12 June 1776, ch. 1, no. 3; Bill of Rights, no. 2
General Assembly
21 Jan. 1786, ch. 6, no. 1
1 Dec. 1786, ch. 6, no. 3
Ordinance and Constitution for Council and Assembly, 24 July 1621, ch. 17, no. 2; Amend. V (due process), no. 2
Ratifying Convention, 1.2.3, no. 18; 1.4.1, no. 16; 1.5, no. 10; 1.6.2, no. 5; 1.7.1, no. 10; 1.8.1, no. 16; 1.8.12, no. 27; 1.8.13, no. 4; 1.8.15, no. 13; 1.8.17, no. 6; 1.9.1, no. 14; 1.10.1, no. 8; 1.10.2, no. 7; 2.1.1, no. 16; 2.2.1, no. 6; 2.2.2, no. 10; 4.2.3, no. 4; 4.4, no. 9; 5, no. 9; 7, no. 14; Amend. III, no. 8; Amend. VIII, no. 13
Proposed Amendments to the Constitution, ch. 14, no. 43; Bill of Rights, no. 8; Amend. I (religion), no. 51. See also Henry, Patrick; Madison, James; Marshall, John; Mason, George; Monroe, James; Nicholas, Wilson; Randolph, Edmund; Tyler, John
Resolutions, 21 Dec. 1798, Amend. I (speech), no. 19
University of, Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Fix the Site of, 4 Aug. 1818, ch. 18, no. 33
Virginia Plan, 29 May 1787, ch. 8, no. 7
Vox Populi, no. 1, 29 Oct. 1787, 1.4.1, no. 3
Walker, Clement, Relations and Observations, . . ., 1648, ch. 10, no. 1
Washington, George
Annual Address
Third, 25 Oct. 1791, 1.8.3 (Indians), no. 6
Sixth, 19 Nov. 1794, 1.8.15, no. 16
Seventh, 8 Dec. 1795, 1.8.3 (Indians), no. 7
Eighth, 7 Dec. 1796, 1.8.3 (Indians), no. 8; 1.8.13, no. 5
Circular to the States, 8 June 1783, ch. 7, no. 5
Farewell Address, 19 Sept. 1796, ch. 18, no. 29
House of Representatives, 30 Mar. 1796, 2.2.2--3, no. 20
Letters to
Rev. William Gordon, 8 July 1783, ch. 7, no. 6
Alexander Hamilton, 31 Mar. 1796, 2.2.2--3, no. 21
John Jay, 1 Aug. 1786, ch. 5, no. 11
Henry Knox, 3 Feb. 1787, ch. 6, no. 5
Marquis de Lafayette, 28 Apr. 1788, 3.2.3, no. 16
James Madison, 31 Mar. 1787, ch. 6, no. 8
Edmund Randolph, 8 Jan. 1788, 7, no. 8
James Warren, 7 Oct. 1785, ch. 5, no. 9
Bushrod Washington, 15 Nov. 1786, ch. 13, no. 16
Order Calling Up the Militia, 7 Aug. 1794, 1.8.15, no. 15
Peace Establishment, Sentiments on a, 2 May 1783, 1.8.12, no. 6
Proclamation: A National Thanksgiving, 3 Oct. 1789, Amend. I (religion), no. 54
Proclamation of 10 July 1795, 2.2.1, no. 24
Senate Committee on Treaties and Nominations, 10 Aug. 1789, 2.2.2--3, no. 12
Watchman, Pennsylvania Packet, 10 June 1776, ch. 15, no. 15
Webster, Noah
Examination into the Leading Principles of the Federal Constitution, 10 Oct. 1787, ch. 16, no. 17
Miscellaneous Remarks on Divizions of Property, Feb. 1790, ch. 15, no. 44
On the Education of Youth in America, 1788, ch. 18, no. 26
On Test Laws, Oaths of Allegiance and Abjuration, and Partial Exclusions from Office, Mar. 1787, 6.3, no. 9
Webster, Pelatiah, Remarks on the Address of Sixteen Members of the Assembly of Pennsylvania, 12 Oct. 1787, ch. 9, no. 2
West New-Jersey, Concessions and Agreements of, 3 Mar. 1677, ch. 14, no. 4
Whitehill, Robert, Pennsylvania Ratifying Convention, ch. 6, no. 17; ch. 14, no. 29
"William Penn," no. 2, 3 Jan. 1788, ch. 10, no. 12; 6.3, no. 16
Williams, Roger
Bloody Tenent, Of Persecution for Cause of Conscience, 1644, Amend. I (religion), no. 4
Letter to the Town of Providence, Jan. 1655, Amend. I (religion), no. 6
Williams, William, Letter, 11 Feb. 1788, 6.3, no. 21
Williamson, Hugh, House of Representatives, 3 Feb. 1792, 1.9.4, no. 11
Wilson, James
Charge Delivered to the Grand Jury, May 1791, Amend. VIII, no. 15
Considerations on the Bank, 1785, ch. 8, no. 4
Federal Convention
6 June 1787, ch. 13, no. 18
20 June 1787, ch. 12, no. 17
Lectures on Law, 1791, ch. 2, no. 25; ch. 3, no. 13; ch. 12, no. 26; ch. 15, no. 48. See also tables of contents of chapters corresponding to the several constitutional provisions
Pennsylvania Ratifying Convention, ch. 2, no. 14; ch. 6, no. 18; ch. 7, no. 17; ch. 8, no. 18; ch. 14, no. 27; Preamble, no. 8; 1.2.1, no. 12; 1.2.3, no. 7; 1.6.2, no. 2; 1.7.2--3, no. 5; 1.8.1, no. 6; 1.8.12, no. 13; 1.8.15, no. 7; 1.8.18, no. 5; 1.9.1, no. 6; 2.1.1, no. 8; 2.2.2--3, no. 3; 3.1, no. 8; 3.2.1, no. 11; Amend. I (speech), no. 10; Amend. X, no. 2
State House Speech, 6 Oct. 1787, ch. 14, no. 23; 1.3.1--2, no. 5; 3.2.3, no. 5
Winthrop, John, History of New England, 1639, 1645, ch. 13, no. 1
Wirt, William, Opinions of Attorney General, 1.6.2, no. 9; 1.8.16, no. 17; 1.8.17, no. 20; 2.2.1, no. 15; 2.2.1, no. 16; 2.2.1, no. 26; 4.2.1, no. 16
Wolcott, Oliver, Connecticut Ratifying Convention, 6.3, no. 17
Writs of Assistance, 1761--72, Amend. IV, no. 2
Yeomanry of Massachusetts, 25 Jan. 1788, ch. 15, no. 38

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