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Introduction
1.General Assembly of Maryland, An Act for the Liberties of the People, 1639
2.The Body of Liberties of the Massachusets Collonie in New England, 1641
3.William Penn, England's Present Interest Considered, with Honour to the Prince, and Safety to the People, 1675
4.The Concessions and Agreements of the Proprietors, Freeholders, and Inhabitants of the Province of West New-Jersey, 3 Mar. 1677
5.William Penn, The Excellent Priviledge of Liberty and Property Being the Birth-Right of the Free-born Subjects of England, 1687
6.Bill of Rights, 2, 16 Dec. 1689
7.Massachusetts House of Representatives, Circular Letter to the Colonial Legislatures, 11 Feb. 1768
8.Samuel Adams, Boston Gazette, 27 Feb. 1769
9.Slave Petition to the Governor, Council, and House of Representatives of the Province of Massachusetts, 25 May 1774
10.Thomas Jefferson, A Summary View of the Rights of British America, July 1774
11.Continental Congress, Declaration and Resolves, 14 Oct. 1774
12.Continental Congress to the Inhabitants of the Province of Quebec, 26 Oct. 1774
13.Declaration of Independence, 4 July 1776
14.Thomas Burke, Abstract of Debates in Congress, 25 Feb. 1777
15.The Essex Result, 29 Apr. 1778
16.Return of Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1 June 1778
17.Return of Beverly, Massachusetts, 1 June 1778
18.Massachusetts Constitution, A Declaration of the Rights of the Inhabitants of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2 Mar. 1780
19.Thomas Jefferson to Garret Van Meter, 27 Apr. 1781
20.Records of the Federal Convention
21.Richard Henry Lee to George Mason, 1 Oct. 1787
22.Richard Henry Lee to Samuel Adams, 5 Oct. 1787
23.James Wilson, State House Speech, 6 Oct. 1787
24.Federal Farmer, no. 4, 12 Oct. 1787
25.A Democratic Federalist, 17 Oct. 1787
26.Brutus, no. 2, 1 Nov. 1787
27.James Wilson, Pennsylvania Ratifying Convention, 28 Nov. 4 Dec. 1787
28.John Smilie, Pennsylvania Ratifying Convention, 28 Nov. 1787
29.Robert Whitehill, Pennsylvania Ratifying Convention, 28 Nov. 1787
30.Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, 20 Dec. 1787
31.Federal Farmer, no. 6, 25 Dec. 1787
32.Federal Farmer, no. 16, 20 Jan. 1788
33.Massachusetts Ratifying Convention, Ratification and Proposed Amendments, 6 Feb. 1788
34.Alexander Contee Hanson, Aristides, Remarks on the Proposed Plan of a Federal Government, 1788
35.A [Maryland] Farmer, no. 1, 15 Feb. 1788
36.James Iredell, Marcus, Answers to Mr. Mason's Objections to the New Constitution, 1788
37.Brutus, no. 15, 20 Mar. 1788
38.Alexander Hamilton, Federalist, no. 84, 575--81, 28 May 1788
39.Patrick Henry, Virginia Ratifying Convention, 5--16 June 1788
40.Edmund Randolph, Virginia Ratifying Convention, 9, 17 June 1788
41.Samuel Chase to John Lamb, 13 June 1788
42.George Mason, Virginia Ratifying Convention, 16 June 1788
43.Virginia Ratifying Convention, Proposed Amendments to the Constitution, 27 June 1788
44.Thomas Tredwell, New York Ratifying Convention, 2 July 1788
45.James Iredell, North Carolina Ratifying Convention, 28 July 1788
46.Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, 31 July 1788
47.James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, 17 Oct. 1788
48.James Madison to George Eve, 2 Jan. 1789
49.Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, 15 Mar. 1789
50.James Madison, House of Representatives, 8 June 1789
51.House of Representatives, Report of the Select Committee on Amendments, 28 July 1789
52.Debate in House of Representatives, 13--15, 22 Aug. 1789
53.James Madison to Richard Peters, 19 Aug. 1789
54.House of Representatives, Amendments, 24 Aug. 1789
55.Senate, Amendments, 9 Sept. 1789
56.Congress, Amendments Agreed to and Proposed to the States, 25 Sept. 1789
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