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" 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 the articles of Confederation and reporting... "
The Constitution of the United States of America: The Proximate Causes of ... - Page 196
by William Hickey - 1846 - 225 pages
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The Federalist: On the New Constitution

James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1826 - 736 pages
...express " purpose of revising the articles of confederation, and reporting ' to congress and the several legislatures, such alterations and "provisions therein,...confirmed by the states, render the federal constitution ade" quate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the " union." From these two acts,...
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Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Volume 8

John Sanderson - United States - 1827 - 362 pages
...reporting to congress, and the several legislatures, such alterations and provisions therein, as should, when agreed to in congress, and confirmed by the states,...constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the Unjon. To this convention Mr. Gerry was appointed, as a representative of Massachusetts....
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A Political and Civil History of the United States of America ..., Volume 2

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1828 - 558 pages
...express purpose of revising the articles of confederation, and reporting to congress and the several legislatures, such alterations and provisions therein,...states, render the federal constitution adequate to the exigences of government, and the preservation of the union." In consequence of this, delegates to the...
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A Political and Civil History of the United States of America ..., Volume 2

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1828 - 562 pages
...express purpose «f revising the articles of confederation and reporting to congress and to the several legislatures, such alterations and provisions therein,...shall, when agreed to in congress, and confirmed by the several states, render the federal constitution adequate to the exigences of government, and the preservation...
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The Southern Review, Volume 2

Southern States - 1828 - 638 pages
...revised and amended. Some people might say a man amended, is not the sarnc man. VOL. ii. — NO. 4. 56 alterations and provisions therein, as shall, when agreed to in Congress and confirmed by the several States,* render the Federal Constitution adequate, &c." Jour. Conv. p. 22. In South-Carolina,...
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The Life of Elbridge Gerry: From the close of the American Revolution

James Trecothick Austin - Statesmen - 1829 - 450 pages
...express purpose of revising the articles of confederation, and reporting to congress and the several legislatures, such alterations and provisions therein,...states render the federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of the government and the preservation of the union." This act of congress gave all the...
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The Federalist on the New Constitution

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - United States - 1831 - 758 pages
...congress and the sev" eral legislatures, such alterations and provisions therein, as shall, " vrben agreed to in congress, and confirmed by the states,...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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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 2

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1833 - 782 pages
..."for the purpose of revising the articles of confederation, and reporting to congress, and the several legislatures, such alterations and provisions therein,...constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the Union." The alarming insurrection then existing in Massachusetts, without doubt,...
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Register of Debates in Congress

John Hohnes - 1833 - 682 pages
...express purpose of revising the articles of confederation, and reporting to Congres» and the several Legislatures such alterations and provisions therein...States, render the federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of the Government, and the preservation of the Union." In pursuance of this resolution,...
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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress - United States - 1833 - 686 pages
...express purpose of revising the articles of confederation, and reporting to Congress and the several legislatures such alterations and provisions therein...states, render the federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of the Government, and the preservation of he Union." In pursuance of this resolution, delegates,...
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