Other Titles
Commentaries on the Constitution : public and private
Ratification of the Constitution by the states
Constitutional documents and records, 1776-1787
Publisher
Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press
Date
1976-
Description of Original
volumes : color maps ; 24 cm. + microform supplements
Notes
  • Vols. 2-3 have microfiche supplement inserted.
Format
Text
Language
English

    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. Foreword / Rhoads, James Berton
    4. Introduction and acknowledgments / Cushman, Robert Eugene, 1889-1969
    5. Contents
    6. Introduction to The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution
    7. Introduction and acknowledgments / Jensen, Merrill
    8. The sources
    9. Organization
    10. Editorial procedures
    11. American newspapers, 1787-1790
    12. Constitutional documents and records, 1776-1787
    13. I. The Declaration of Independence
    14. II. The Articles of Confederation
    15. III. Ratification of the Articles of Confederation by the states in Congress, 22 June 1778-1 March 1781
    16. IV. Amendments to the Articles of Confederation, grants of power to Congress, and ordinances for the Western Territory, 3 February 1781-13 July 1787
    17. V. The calling of the Constitutional Convention, 21 January 1786-21 February 1787
    18. VI. Appointments of delegates to the Constitutional Convention, 23 November 1786-15 September 1787
    19. VII. The resolutions and draft constitutions of the Constitutional Convention, 29 May-17 September 1787
    20. VIII. The report of the Constitutional Convention, 17 September 1787
    21. IX. The Confederation Congress and the Constitution, 20-28 September 1787
    22. Index
    23. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. Preface / Jensen, Merrill
    4. Contents
    5. Organization
    6. Editorial procedures
    7. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    8. Calendar for the years 1787-1790
    9. The ratification of the Constitution by Pennsylvania
    10. I. The Pennsylvania Assembly and the Constitution, 17-29 September 1787
    11. A. The assembly calls the state convention
    12. B. The address of the seceding assemblymen and the reply of six assemblymen
    13. C. Public and private commentaries on the proceedings of the assembly on 28-29 September 1787
    14. II. The debate over the Constitution in Pennsylvania, 17 September-11 December 1787
    15. A. Public and private commentaries on the Constitution, 17 September-6 October 1787
    16. B. The assembly election, 9 October 1787
    17. C. Public and private commentaries on the Constitution, 10 October-10 November 1787
    18. D. The election of convention delegates, 6 November 1787
    19. E. The assembly and the issue of a quorum in the convention, 8-10 November 1787
    20. F. Public and private commentaries on the Constitution and the convention, 7 November-11 December 1787
    21. III. The Pennsylvania Convention, 20 November-15 December 1787
    22. A. Proceedings and debates of the convention
    23. B. The Dissent of the Minority of the Convention
    24. IV. The aftermath of ratification in Pennsylvania
    25. A. Responses to ratification and to The Dissent of the Minority
    26. B. The Carlisle Riot and its aftermath, 26 December 1787-20 March 1788
    27. C. The petition campaign for legislative rejection of ratification, 2 January-29 March 1788
    28. Biographical gazetteer
    29. The Constitution
    30. Index
    31. [Cover]
    1. Editor's note
    2. [Title Page]
    3. Table of contents
    4. Introduction
    5. List of the documents
    6. [Documents 1-100, 27 December 1786-4 October 1787]
    7. [Documents 101-200, 4 October 1787-6 November 1787]
    8. [Documents 201-300, 7 November 1787-2 January 1788]
    9. [Documents 301-400, 2 January 1787-5 February 1788]
    10. [Documents 401-500, 5 February 1788-8 March 1788]
    11. [Documents 501-600, 8 March 1788-2 April 1788]
    12. [Documents 601-706, 2 April 1788-19 March 1791]
    13. Appendix
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. Introduction / Jensen, Merrill
    4. Contents
    5. Organization
    6. Editorial procedures
    7. Symbols
    8. Chronology, 1786-1790
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1790
    10. The ratification of the Constitution by Delaware
    11. I. The Constitution in Delaware, to 24 October 1787
    12. II. The General Assembly and the Constitution, 24-25 October 1787
    13. III. The General Assembly and the Sussex elections, 25 October-10 November 1787
    14. IV. The General Assembly calls the state convention, 7-10 November 1787
    15. V. The election of convention delegates, 26 November 1787
    16. VI. The Delaware Convention, 3-7 December 1787
    17. Biographical gazetteer
    18. The ratification of the Constitution by New Jersey
    19. I. Commentaries on the Constitution, 28 September-26 December 1787
    20. II. The New Jersey Legislature calls the state convention, 24 October-1 November 1787
    21. III. The election of convention delegates, 27 November-1 December 1787
    22. IV. The New Jersey Convention, 11-20 December 1787
    23. V. Reports of and comments on New Jersey ratification, 18 December 1787-22 January 1788
    24. Biographical gazetteer
    25. The ratification of the Constitution by Georgia
    26. I. The Georgia Assembly calls the state convention, 26 October 1787
    27. II. Georgians debate the Constitution, 2 October-17 December 1787
    28. III. The election of convention delegates, 4 December 1787
    29. IV. The Georgia Convention, 25 December 1787-5 January 1788
    30. V. The aftermath of ratification
    31. Biographical gazetteer
    32. The ratification of the Constitution by Connecticut
    33. I. The Constitution to the calling of the state convention on 17 October 1787
    34. II. The General Assembly calls the state convention, 16-17 October 1787
    35. III. Commentaries on the Constitution, 17 October-12 November 1787
    36. IV. The election of convention delegates, 12 November 1787
    37. V. Commentaries on the Constitution, 13 November 1787-7 January 1788
    38. VI. The Connecticut Convention, 3-9 January 1788
    39. VII. The aftermath of ratification
    40. A. Reports of the vote for ratification, 9-12 January
    41. B. Commentaries on the convention, 10 January-10 March
    42. C. The impact on Connecticut politics
    43. VIII. Connecticut ratification and other states, 9 January-5 February 1788
    44. Biographical gazetteer
    45. The Constitution
    46. Indexes
    47. Delaware
    48. New Jersey
    49. Georgia
    50. Connecticut
    51. [Cover]
    1. Editors' note
    2. [Title Page]
    3. Table of contents
    4. Introduction
    5. List of documents
    6. Delaware declaration of rights and constitution, 1776 / Booth, James, 1753-1828; Read, George
    7. Petition to move Sussex County seat of justice from Lewes, January 1787
    8. Pennsylvania packet, 4 April 1787
    9. Timoleon, Pennsylvania packet, 15 June 1787
    10. Pennsylvania packet, 29 June 1787
    11. Nicholas Ridgely to Abraham Ridgely, Dover, 22 August 1787 (excerpt) / Ridgely, Nicholas
    12. John Dickinson to George Read, Philadelphia, 15 September 1787 / Dickinson, John
    13. Prospects for ratification of the Constitution by Delaware, 26 September-11 December 1787
    14. Privy council minutes, 1 October 1787
    15. Proclamation by President Thomas Collins, Monday, 1 October 1787 / Collins, Thomas
    16. New Castle County petitions to the General Assembly, October 1787
    17. Votes cast, Sussex County election, 15 October 1787
    18. Sussex County indentures of election, 15 October 1787
    19. Delaware gazette, 17 October 1787
    20. Francis Asbury journal, Friday, 19 October 1787 / Asbury, Francis, 1745-1816
    21. Sussex County petitions protesting the 15 October 1787 elections
    22. The Delaware General Assembly, 24 October-10 November 1787
    23. Newspaper reports of House of Assembly proceedings on 27 October-10 November 1787 / Booth, James, 1753-1828
    24. Act for altering the quorum of the house of assembly, 27 October 1787
    25. Sergeant at arms, House of Assembly, expenses for summoning witnesses, 31 October-7 November 1787
    26. Deposition of William Harrison, 3 November 1787 / Harrison, William
    27. Act altering the place of election in Sussex County and calling a new election, 9-10 November 1787
    28. Pennsylvania packet, 12 November 1787
    29. Thomas Rodney to John Parke, Poplar Grove, 22 November 1787 / Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811
    30. James Black to Levi Hollingsworth, 23 November 1787 / Black, James
    31. Votes cast, Sussex County election, 26 November 1787
    32. Legislative council, indenture of election, Sussex County, 26 November 1787
    33. Sussex County petitions to the General Assembly protesting the election of 26 November 1787
    34. Sussex County petitions to the Delaware Convention, 28 November 1787
    35. Pennsylvania packet, 30 November 1787
    36. Deposition of Joseph Derrickson, 4 December 1787
    37. Delaware form of ratification sent to Congress, 7 December 1787
    38. Delaware form of ratification retained by the state, 7 December 1787
    39. Convention expenses, 7 December 1787
    40. Public and private commentaries on ratification of the Constitution by Delaware, 12 December 1787-18 January 1788
    41. Pennsylvania gazette, 19 December 1787
    42. The Delaware General Assembly, 10 January-2 February 1788
    43. Newspaper report of house of assembly proceedings on, 10-12 January 1788
    44. Circulation of "A freeman" (Tench Coxe) in Delaware: 4, 25 February 1788 / Broom, Jacob
    45. Pennsylvania packet, 11 February 1788
    46. Pennsylvania gazette, 27 February 1788
    47. From Thomas Rodney, Poplar Grove, 15 April 1788 / Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811
    48. Davidson David to Mathew Carey, Lewes, 26 April 1788 / David, Davidson
    49. Brutus: an enquiry into the present grievances of America, (Philadelphia) Freeman's journal, 28 May 1788 / Brutus
    50. Pennsylvania packet, 13 June 1788
    51. Thomas Rodney to Caesar A. Rodney, Poplar Grove, 14 June 1788 / Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811
    52. Timoleon, biographical history of Dionysius, 1788 / Tilton, James, 1745-1822
    53. Jacob Broom to Mathew Carey, Wilmington, 16 October 1788 / Broom, Jacob
    54. Thomas Rodney to Caesar A. Rodney, Poplar Grove, 10 January 1789 (excerpt) / Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811
    55. Thomas Rodney to Alexander Hamilton, Poplar Grove, 10 February 1791 / Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811
    56. Appendix
    1. Editors' note
    2. [Title Page]
    3. Table of contents
    4. Introduction
    5. List of documents
    6. Constitution of New-Jersey [1776] / Paterson, William, 1745-1806|Tucker, Samuel, 1747-1833
    7. New Jersey election law, 16 December 1783
    8. The New Jersey Assembly and the Congressional requisition of September 1785, 18 February-17 March 1786
    9. The New Jersey Legislature and the appointment of delegates to the Annapolis convention, 14-21 March 1786
    10. New Jersey journal, 30 May 1787
    11. Jonathan Dayton to David Brearley, [7] June 1787 / Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824
    12. Extract of a letter from Perth Amboy to Basseterre, British West Indies, 16 June 1787
    13. A friend to New-Jersey, New Jersey journal, 29 August 1787
    14. New Jersey journal, 12 September 1787
    15. A zealous Columbian, New Jersey journal, 12 September 1787
    16. Robert Morris to Major Wynkoop, New York, 21 September 1787 / Morris, Robert, 1734-1806
    17. Joseph Bloomfield to Jonathan Rhea / Bloomfield, Joseph, 1753-1823
    18. Public and private commentaries on the prospects of New Jersey ratification, 26 September--20 December 1787
    19. Pennsylvania herald, 27 September 1787
    20. County petitions to the legislature, 1-25 October 1787
    21. An elector, New Jersey journal, 3 October 1787
    22. L. E., New Jersey journal, 3 October 1787 / L.E.
    23. Philadelphia independent gazetteer, 16 October 1787 / Wallace, Joshua M.
    24. The New Jersey Legislature and the payment of convention delegates, 31 October-6 November 1787
    25. The final decision, New jersey journal, 31 October 1787
    26. A farmer of New Jersey: observations on government, 3 November 1787-4 December 1787
    27. Newspaper reports of the calling of the state convention, 7-20 November 1787
    28. Newspaper reports of the calling of convention elections, 27 November-18 December 1787
    29. Newspaper report of the convention proceedings on 11-14 December 1787
    30. Pennsylvania Packet, 15 December 1787
    31. Newspaper reports of convention proceedings on 18--20 December 1787
    32. New Jersey form of ratification sent to congress, 18 December 1787
    33. New Jersey form of ratification retained by the state, 18 December 1787
    34. Walter Rutherford to John Stevens, New York, 18 December 1787 (excerpt) / Rutherfurd, Walter, 1723-1804
    35. Reports of New Jersey ratification, 21 December 1787--11 January 1788
    36. Margery, letter VIII to Mr. B----n of Cumberland County Philadelphia, 7 January 1788 (excerpt)
    37. New Jersey journal, 9 January 1788
    38. Governor William Smallwood to Governor William Livingston, Annapolis, 19 January 1788 / Smallwood, William
    39. Nicholas Van Dyke, Jr. to Nicholas Van Dyke, Sr., Princeton 22 January 1788 (excerpt) / Van Dyke, Nicholas, 1770-1826
    40. Governor Samuel Huntington to Governor William Livingston, Norwich, 23 January 1788 / Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796
    41. A babbler, New York daily advertiser, 19 February 1788
    42. John Stevens, Jr. to Richard Price, Spring 1788 (excerpt) / Stevens, John, 1749-1838
    43. New Jersey journal, 28 May 1788
    44. Abraham Clark and the constitution, 23 July 1788--6 February 1789
    45. The New Jersey Assembly Thursday 28 August 1788
    46. An act ceding to congress a district of land 9 September 1788
    47. An act for defraying sundry incidental charges 9 September 1788 (excerpt)
    48. Appendix
    1. Editors' note
    2. [Title Page]
    3. Table of contents
    4. Introduction
    5. List of the documents
    6. The constitution of the state of Georgia [1777] / Langworthy, Edward, 1738?-1802
    7. An act for opening the land office and for other purposes therein mentioned / Jones, Noble Wimberly, 1723-1805
    8. The Georgia Assembly elects delegates to the Constitutional Convention 16 January--10 February 1787
    9. From Alexander McGillivray, Little Talassee, Upper Creeks, 20 January 1787 / McGillivray, Alexander, approximately 1740-1793
    10. Philanthropos, Georgia state gazette, 17 March 1787 / Philanthropos
    11. Georgia state gazette, 21 July 1787
    12. Governor George Mathews to William Few and William Pierce, Augusta, 9 August 1787 / Mathews, George, 1739-1812
    13. Governor George Mathews, Proclamation, Augusta, 9 August 1787 / Mathews, George, 1739-1812|Milton, J.
    14. Georgia state gazette, 1 September 1787
    15. Gazette of the state of Georgia, 20 September 1787
    16. Georgia state gazette, 22 September 1787
    17. General Elijah Clarke to Governor George Mathews, Long Creek, 24 September 1787 / Clarke, Elijah, 1733-1799
    18. William Pierce to St. George Tucker, New York, 28 September 1787 / Pierce, William, 1740-1789
    19. James Habersham to John Habersham, Pierces's, 2 October 1787 / Habersham, James, 1745-1799
    20. Joseph Habersham to Isabella Habersham, Augusta, 5 October 1787 / Habersham, Joseph, 1751-1815
    21. Joseph Habersham to John Habersham, Augusta, 21 October 1787 / Habersham, Joseph, 1751-1815
    22. Assembly proceedings, Friday, 26 October 1787
    23. Charles Thomson to the governors of Georgia and North and South Carolina, 27 October 1787 / Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824
    24. Gazette of the state of Georgia, 1 November 1787
    25. Gazette of the state of Georgia, 8 November 1787
    26. New York daily advertiser, 12 Novermber 1787
    27. Jean-Baptiste Petry to Maréchal de Castries, Charleston, 16 November 1787 (excerpt) / Petry, Jean-Baptiste
    28. Antoine R. C. M. de la Forest to Comte de Montmorin, New York, 17 November 1787 (excerpt) / de la Forest, Antoine R. C. M.
    29. Fortunatus Cosby to Garrett Minor, Washington, 3 December 1787 / Cosby, Fortunatus
    30. Sydnor Cosby to Garrett Minor, Wilkes County, 4 December 1787 / Cosby, Anthony Sydnor, 1762-1822
    31. Extract of a letter from Sunbury, 4 December 1787
    32. Newspaper reports of the electon of convention delegates, 8--29 December 1787
    33. Massachusetts centinel, 8 December 1787
    34. Louis-Guillaume Otto to Comte de Montmorin, New York, 15 December 1787 (excerpt) / Otto, Louis-Guillaume, comte de Mosloy, 1754-1817
    35. Journal of the convention of the state of Georgia on the federal Constitution
    36. Jean-Baptiste Petry to Comte de Montmorin, Charleston, 26 December 1787 (excerpt) / Petry, Jean-Baptiste
    37. Joseph Habersham to Isabella Habersham, Augusta, 1 January 1788 / Habersham, Joseph, 1751-1815
    38. The Georgia deed of ratification, 2 January 1788
    39. President John Wereat to the President of congress, Augusta, 5 January 1788 / Wereat, John
    40. The Georgia Assembly provides for the expenses of the convention 16, 23, 24 January 1788
    41. Jean-Baptiste Petry to Comte de Montmorin, Charleston, 30 January 1788 (excerpt) / Petry, Jean-Baptiste
    42. Assembly proceedings, Thursday, 31 January 1788
    43. State of Georgia account with John E. Smith, printer, 6 February 1788
    44. Letters from Joseph Clay, Savannah, 4 April-20 August 1788 / Clay, Joseph, 1741-1804
    45. A Georgia backwoodman, Charleston city gazette, 24 May 1788
    46. Pennsylvania packet, 24 May 1788
    47. Tullius, Gazette of the state of Georgia, 19 June 1788
    48. Executive council minutes, 6 October 1788
    49. Governor George Handley, Proclamation, Augusta, 6 October 1788 / Handley, George
    50. Executive council minutes, 7 October 1788
    51. James Habersham to Richard Furman, Savannah, 29 December 1788 (excerpt) / Habersham, James, 1745-1799
    52. Governor George Walton to the president of the convention now in session, Augusta, 5 May 1789 / Walton, George, 1749 or 1750-1804
    53. The constitution of the state of Georgia
    54. Governor Edward Telfair to the General Assembly, Augusta, 7 June 1790 / Telfair, Edward, approximately 1735-1807
    55. Georgia House of Representatives to Governor Edward Telfair, Augusta, 10 June 1790
    56. Appendix
    1. Editors' note
    2. [Title Page]
    3. Introduction
    4. List of the documents
    5. The charter granted by His Majesty King Charles the Second, &c. / Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685
    6. An act containing an abstract and declaration of the rights and privileges of the people of this state, and securing the same
    7. Connecticut courant, 20 November 1786
    8. Connecticut journal, 14 March 1787
    9. A plain man, Connecticut courant, 19 March 1787
    10. The republican VI, Connecticut courant, 19 March 1787
    11. The republican VII, Connecticut courant, 26 March 1787
    12. The looking glass for 1787
    13. Governor Samuel Huntington, speech to the General Assembly, 11 May 1787 / Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796
    14. Connecticut courant, 21 May 1787
    15. Middlesex gazette, 28 May 1787
    16. New York daily advertiser, 31 May 1787
    17. Middlesex gazette, 4 June 1787
    18. Connecticut courant, 18 June 1787
    19. Joel Barlow, An oration at the meeting of the society of the Cincinnati, Hartford, 4 July 1787 / Barlow, Joel, 1754-1812
    20. David Daggett, An oration, New Haven, 4 July 1787 / Daggett, David, 1764-1851
    21. Weekly Monitor, 3 September 1787
    22. Norwich packet, 13 September 1787
    23. Peter Colt to Aaron Burr, Hartford, 17 September 1787 / Colt, Peter, 1744-1824
    24. Observator V, New Haven gazette: 20, 27 September 1787
    25. Oliver Wolcott, Sr. to Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Litchfield, 24 September 1787 (excerpt) / Wolcott, Oliver, 1726-1797
    26. Connecticut courant, 24 September 1787
    27. Weekly Monitor, 24 September 1787
    28. Roger Sherman and Oliver Ellsworth to Governor Samuel Huntington, New London, 26 September 1787 / Sherman, Roger, 1721-1793; Ellsworth, Oliver, 1745-1807
    29. Comments on the prospects for ratification of the Constitution by Connecticut, 25 September 1787-12 January 1788
    30. New Haven gazette, 11 October 1787
    31. Norwich packet, 11 October 1787
    32. The Connecticut General Assembly, 11 October-1 November 1787
    33. Draft resolutions calling the state convention, 16-17 October 1787
    34. Resolutions calling the state convention, 16-17 October 1787
    35. Bill for printing the resolutions for calling the state convention, 18 October 1787
    36. Connecticut gazette, 19 October 1787
    37. Gouverneur Morris to Jeremiah Wadsworth, New York, 26 October 1787 (excerpt) / Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816
    38. A metallurgist, New Haven gazette, 1 November 1787
    39. Draft of a speech by Benjamin Gale, 12 November 1787 / Gale, Benjamin, 1715-1790
    40. Draft of a speech by Benjamin Gale, 12 November 1787 / Gale, Benjamin, 1715-1790
    41. Newspaper reports of election of delegates to the state convention, 12 November 1787
    42. Public and private commentaries on election of delegates to the state convention, 12 November 1787
    43. New Haven gazette, 15 November 1787
    44. Newport herald, 15 November 1787
    45. William Samuel Johnson to Robert Charles Johnson, New York, 17 November 1787 (excerpt) / Johnson, William Samuel, 1727-1819
    46. American mercury, 19 November 1787
    47. Middlesex gazette, 19 November 1787
    48. New Haven gazette, 22 November 1787
    49. Norwich packet, 22 November 1787
    50. Connecticut gazette, 23 November 1787
    51. New York journal, 24 November 1787
    52. William Samuel Johnson to Samuel William Johnson, New York, 29 November 1787 (excerpt) / Johnson, William Samuel, 1727-1819
    53. New Haven gazette, 29 November 1787
    54. Hugh Ledlie to William Samuel Johnson, Hartford, 1-3 December 1787 / Ledlie, Hugh
    55. Robert Charles Johnson to Samuel William Johnson, New York, 3 December 1787 (excerpt) / Johnson, Robert Charles
    56. Governor Samuel Huntington to Jeremiah Wadsworth, Norwich, 5 December 1787 / Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796
    57. Governor Samuel Huntington to Joseph Platt Cooke, Norwich, 10 December 1787 / Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796
    58. Governor Samuel Huntington to Jeremiah Wadsworth, Norwich, 10 December 1787 / Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796
    59. New Haven gazette, 20 December 1787
    60. X to the printer, New Haven gazette, 20 December 1787
    61. Samuel Huntington to John McClellan, Norwich, 21 December 1787 / Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796
    62. Samuel Holden Parsons to Henry Knox, Middletown, 24 December 1787 / Parsons, Samuel Holden, 1737-1789
    63. New Haven gazette, 27 December 1787
    64. Connecticut courant, 31 December 1787
    65. Newspaper reports of convention proceedings on 3 January 1788
    66. Newspaper reports of convention proceedings on 3-9 January 1788
    67. Norwich packet, 3 January 1788
    68. An old soldier, Connecticut gazette, 4 January 1788
    69. Henry Knox to Jeremiah Wadsworth, New York, 6 January 1788 / Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
    70. Roger Sherman, observations on the new federal constitution [7 January 1788] / Sherman, Roger, 1721-1793
    71. The landloser, American Mercury, 7 January 1788
    72. American Mercury, 7 January 1788
    73. An insurgent, Weekly monitor, 7 January 1788
    74. Ezra Stiles diary, New Haven, 8 January 1788 / Stiles, Ezra, 1727-1795
    75. Newspaper report of convention proceedings on 9 January 1788
    76. Glorious news, New Haven, 10 January 1788
    77. Connecticut form of ratification, 9 January 1788
    78. Out-of-state reports of Connecticut ratification, 14 January-25 February 1788
    79. Hugh Ledlie to John Lamb, Hartford, 15 January 1788 / Ledlie, Hugh
    80. A citizen, Norwich packet, 17 January 1788
    81. Connecticut gazette, 18 January 1788
    82. American mercury, 21 January 1788
    83. American mercury, 21 January 1788
    84. Extract of a letter from New York, Connecticut courant, 21 January 1788
    85. Weekly monitor, 21 January 1788
    86. Governor Samuel Huntington to Governor William Livingston, Norwich, 23 January 1788 / Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796
    87. Governor Samuel Huntington to Governor Edmund Randolph, Norwich, 23 January 1788 / Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796
    88. A customer to the printer, Connecticut gazette, 25 January 1788
    89. Governor Samuel Huntington to Jeremiah Wadsworth, Norwich, 2 February 1788 / Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796
    90. Norwich packet, 7 February 1788
    91. Norwich packet, 7 February 1788
    92. Joseph Platt Cooke to Jeremiah Wadsworth, Danbury, 13 February 1788 / Cooke, Joseph Platt
    93. Samuel William Johnson to William Samuel Johnson, Bermuda, 21 February 1788 / Johnson, Samuel William
    94. Levi Hart to Joseph Bellamy, Preston, 25 February 1788 / Hart, Levi, 1738-1808
    95. New Haven gazette, 28 February 1788
    96. Simeon Baldwin to James Kent, New Haven, 8 March 1788 / Baldwin, Simeon, 1761-1851
    97. Norwich packet, 20 March 1788
    98. Enoch Perkins to Simeon Baldwin, Hartford, 31 March 1788 (excerpt) / Perkins, Enoch
    99. Hugh Ledlie to John Lamb, Hartford, 2 April 1788 / Ledlie, Hugh
    100. Connecticut gazette, 4 April 1788
    101. Samuel Holden Parsons to George Washington, Carlisle, 21 April 1788 / Parsons, Samuel Holden, 1737-1789
    102. Josiah Whitney, election sermon preached before the Connecticut General Assembly, 8 May 1788 (excerpt) / Whitney, Josiah, 1731-1824
    103. Thaddeus Burr to John Hancock, Fairfield, 9 May 1788 (excerpt) / Burr, Thaddeus, 1735-1801
    104. Publication of speeches in Connecticut Convention by the Philadelphia American museum, 26 May-9 September 1788
    105. Minutes of the general association of congregational clergy of Connecticut: 17, 18 June 1788 (excerpts)
    106. Governor Samuel Huntington to Governor Samuel Johnston, Norwich, 23 September 1788 / Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796
    107. William Williams to Benjamin Huntington, New Haven, 21 October 1788 / Williams, William
    108. James Wadsworth to Governor Samuel Huntington, New Haven, 15 October 1789 / Wadsworth, James, 1730-1817
    109. Appendix
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    10. Introduction
    11. Note on sources
    12. Symbols
    13. Massachusetts chronology, 1773-1790
    14. Officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1787-1788
    15. The General Court, 30 May-7 July, 17 October-24 November 1787, and 27 February-1 April 1788
    16. The ratification of the Constitution by the states: Massachusetts [1]
    17. I. The debate over the Constitution in Massachusetts, 5 September-25 October 1787
    18. II. Massachusetts calls a state convention, 18-25 October 1787
    19. III. The debate over the Constitution in Massachusetts, 28 October 1787-12 February 1788
    20. Biographical gazetteer
    21. Appendix I: The Massachusetts Constitution Preamble and Declaration of Rights
    22. Appendix II: Massachusetts appoints delegates to the Constitutional Convention, 2 October 1786-9 April 1787
    23. Appendix III: The Constitution of the United States
    24. Massachusetts towns vote on the Constitution [map]
    25. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    10. Symbols
    11. Massachusetts chronology, 1773-1790
    12. Officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1787-1788
    13. The ratification of the Constitution by the states: Massachusetts [2]
    14. III. The debate over the Constitution in Massachusetts, 28 October 1787-12 February 1788 (continued)
    15. IV. The election of convention delegates, 19 November 1787-7 January 1788
    16. Appendix I: Speculation about the prospects for the ratification of the Constitution in Massachusetts, 23 September 1787-7 March 1788
    17. Massachusetts towns vote on the Constitution [map]
    18. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    10. Symbols
    11. Massachusetts chronology, 1773-1790
    12. Officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1787-1788
    13. The ratification of the Constitution by the states: Massachusetts [3]
    14. V. The Massachusetts Convention, 9 January-7 February 1788
    15. Appendix I: Convention expenses
    16. Massachusetts towns vote on the Constitution [map]
    17. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    10. Symbols
    11. Massachusetts chronology, 1773-1790
    12. Officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1787-1788
    13. The ratification of the Constitution by the states: Massachusetts [4]
    14. V. The Massachusetts Convention (continued): commentaries: public and private, 3 January-4 March 1788
    15. VI. The aftermath of ratification, 6 February-23 July 1788
    16. VI-A. Reports of ratification of the Constitution by the Massachusetts Convention, 6-20 February
    17. VI-B. Celebrations, 6 February-3 March
    18. VI-C. The acquiescence of the Massachusetts minority, 6 February-24 May
    19. VI-D. Address of the Massachusetts Convention to the people of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 7 February-9 May
    20. VI-E. The reply of the Massachusetts General Court to the speech of Governor John Hancock, 27 February-6 May
    21. VI-F. Public and private commentaries on the Constitution, 6 February-14 August
    22. Appendix: Justus Dwight journal, 7 January-9 February 1788
    23. Massachusetts cumulative index
    24. Massachusetts towns vote on the Constitution [map]
    25. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. Virginia ratifies the Constitution: vote in convention, June 25, 1788 [map]
    3. [Title Page]
    4. [Dedication]
    5. Contents
    6. Acknowledgments
    7. Organization
    8. Editorial procedures
    9. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    10. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    11. Introduction
    12. Note on sources
    13. Symbols
    14. Virginia chronology, 1776-1791
    15. Officers of the Commonwealth of Virginia, 1787-1788
    16. The ratification of the Constitution by the states: Virginia [1]
    17. I. The debate over the Constitution in Virginia, 3 September 1787-31 March 1788
    18. Biographical gazetteer
    19. Appendix I: The Virginia Declaration of Rights
    20. Appendix II: Virginia calls meeting to consider granting Congress power to regulate trade, 21 January-23 February 1786
    21. Appendix III: Virginia's appointment of delegates to the Constitutional Convention, 23 November-4 December 1786
    22. Appendix IV: The Constitution of the United States
    23. Appendix V: Virginia population from the 1790 U.S. census
    24. Virginia, east of the Allegheny Mountains, 1788 [map]
    25. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. Virginia ratifies the Constitution: vote in convention, June 25, 1788 [map]
    3. [Title Page]
    4. [Dedication]
    5. Contents
    6. Acknowledgments
    7. Organization
    8. Editorial procedures
    9. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    10. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    11. Symbols
    12. Virginia chronology, 1776-1791
    13. Officers of the Commonwealth of Virginia, 1787-1788
    14. The ratification of the Constitution by the states: Virginia [2]
    15. II. The election of convention delegates, 3-27 March 1788
    16. III. The debate over the Constitution in Virginia, 1 April-31 May 1788
    17. IV. The Virginia Convention, 2-27 June 1788
    18. Virginia, east of the Allegheny Mountains, 1788 [map]
    19. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. Virginia ratifies the Constitution: vote in convention, June 25, 1788 [map]
    3. [Title Page]
    4. [Dedication]
    5. Contents
    6. Acknowledgments
    7. Organization
    8. Editorial procedures
    9. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    10. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    11. Symbols
    12. Virginia chronology, 1776-1791
    13. Officers of the Commonwealth of Virginia, 1787-1788
    14. The ratification of the Constitution by the states: Virginia [3]
    15. IV. The Virginia Convention (continued)
    16. V. The debate over the Constitution and commentaries on the Virginia Convention, June-July 1788
    17. VI. The aftermath of ratification, June-November 1788
    18. Supplement: Edmund Pendleton letters
    19. Appendix I: Speculation about the prospects for the ratification of the Constitution in Virginia, 23 October 1787-7 July 1788
    20. Virginia cumulative index
    21. Virginia, east of the Allegheny Mountains, 1788 [map]
    22. [Cover]
    1. [Title Page]
    2. Contents
    3. Introduction
    4. Part I: Documents (transcriptions)
    5. Virginia election certificates
    6. The Virginia Convention, 2-27 June 1788
    7. Prospects for ratification of the Constitution in Virginia, 29 October 1787-1 July 1788
    8. Appendix I: Items printed in Virginia contained in commentaries on the Constitution: public and private, 1787–1788
    9. Part II: Documents (facsimiles)
    1. [Title Page]
    2. George Mason in the Constitutional Convention, c. 12–13 September 1787
    3. Edmund Pendleton: annotated copy of the Constitution, post-20 September 1787
    4. The Virginia General Assembly calls a state convention, 31 October–2 November 1787
    5. Charles M. Thruston to the Mayor of Winchester, Richmond, 15 November, Winchester Virginia Gazette, 23 November 1787
    6. The Virginia General Assembly adopts an act for paying the state convention delegates, 4–8 December 1787
    7. James Bland’s list of Westmoreland County freeholders supplied to Robert Carter, c. 17–22 December 1787
    8. The Political Club of Danville, Kentucky: resolutions and revised constitution, 23 February–17 May 1788
    9. Poll lists of Convention elections, 10–24 March 1788
    10. Virginia Convention, 1788 election certificates of delegates
    11. David Henley’s list of convention delegates, enclosed in Henley’s letter to Samuel Henley, New York, 28 April 1788
    12. The Society of Western Gentlemen revise the Constitution, Virginia Independent Chronicle, 30 April, 7 May (extraordinary) 1788
    13. Remonstrance of the Court of Appeals, 12 May, Virginia Independent Chronicle, 21 May 1788 (extraordinary)
    14. Delegate William Fleming diary and living expenses during the Virginia Convention, 27 May–11 June 1788
    15. Manuscript journal of the Virginia Convention, 2–27 June 1788
    16. James Madison’s annotated copy of the printed journal of the Virginia Convention, 2–27 June 1788
    17. Newspaper printings of Virginia Convention minutes
    18. Virginia Convention debates
    19. Virginia Convention attendance book, 2–27 June 1788
    20. Auditor’s journal, 8 May–30 August 1788 (excerpts)
    21. Auditor’s journal, 1 September 1788–19 March 1789 (excerpts)
    22. Manuscript Virginia Convention committee reports
    23. Documents on Virginia’s ratification of Constitution
    24. Delegate Archibald Stuart's living expenses during the Virginia Convention, Richmond, 2–28 June 1788
    25. Enclosures in George Mason to John Lamb, Richmond, 9 June 1788
    26. William Grayson’s calculations of presidential electors, 18 June 1788
    27. Broadside announcing Virginia ratification, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 2 July 1788 (Evans 45393)
    28. New York, Independent Journal, 2 July 1788 (supplement) (Evans 21559)
    29. Springfield, Mass., Hampshire Chronicle, 9 July 1788
    30. John O’Connor’s Fourth of July speech, Norfolk and Portsmouth Journal, 16 July 1788
    31. Depositions in disputed Louisa County elections, Virginia Gazette and Weekly Advertiser, 4 September 1788
    32. Virginia House of Delegates proceedings on resolutions on a Second Constitutional Convention, 30 October 1788
    33. Draft of Virginia House of Delegates resolutions on a Second Constitutional Convention, 30 October 1788
    1. [Half-title] The documentary history of the ratification of the Constitution, volume XI: ratification of the Constitution by the states: Maryland [1]
    2. [Title page] Volume XI: ratification of the Constitution by the states: Maryland [1]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    10. Introduction
    11. Note on sources
    12. Symbols
    13. Maryland chronology, 1632-1789
    14. Officers of the state of Maryland, 1787-1788
    15. General Assembly of Maryland
    16. The ratification of the Constitution by the states: Maryland [1]
    17. I. The debate over the Constitution in Maryland, 17 September-30 November 1787
    18. II. The Maryland General Assembly calls a state convention, 23 November-1 December 1787
    19. III. The debate over the Constitution in Maryland, 4 December 1787-29 April 1788
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    10. Symbols
    11. Maryland chronology, 1632-1789
    12. Officers of the state of Maryland, 1787-1788
    13. General Assembly of Maryland
    14. The ratification of the Constitution by the states: Maryland [2]
    15. III. The debate over the Constitution in Maryland, 4 December 1787-29 April 1788 (continued)
    16. IV. The election of convention delegates, 13 January-30 April 1788
    17. V. The Maryland Convention, 21-29 April 1788
    18. VI. The aftermath of ratification in Maryland, 27 April-10 October 1788
    19. Biographical gazetteer
    20. Appendix I: Maryland Declaration of Rights and Constitution, 1776
    21. Appendix II: Maryland appoints delegates to the Constitutional Convention, 16 December 1786-26 May 1787
    22. Appendix III: The report of the Constitutional Convention, 17 September 1787
    23. Appendix IV: The Constitutional Convention and the controversy over kingly government
    24. Appendix V: Maryland population, 1782 and 1790
    25. Appendix VI: Charles Carroll of Carrollton and the Maryland Convention
    26. Appendix VII: Text of a Federalist speech not delivered in the Maryland Convention
    27. Appendix VIII: Thomas Lloyd and the Maryland Convention debates, 14 May-1 August 1788
    28. Appendix IX: Maryland and the federal capital
    29. Maryland cumulative index
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Preface
    6. Acknowledgments
    7. Organization
    8. Editorial procedures
    9. Symbols
    10. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    11. American newspapers, 1787-1788
    12. Chronology, 1786-1790
    13. Officers of the United States, 1787
    14. Commentaries on the Constitution: public and private
    15. Introduction
    16. [The commentaries]
    17. Appendix I
    18. Appendix II
    19. Appendix III
    20. Index
    21. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. Symbols
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    10. American newspapers, 1787-1788
    11. Chronology, 1786-1790
    12. Commentaries on the Constitution: public and private
    13. Appendix I
    14. Appendix II: Americans abroad comment on the Constitution
    15. Appendix III: Quaker opposition to the protection of slavery in the Constitution
    16. Appendix IV
    17. Index
    18. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. Symbols
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    10. American newspapers, 1787-1788
    11. Chronology, 1786-1790
    12. Commentaries on the Constitution: public and private
    13. Appendix I
    14. Appendix II
    15. Index
    16. [Cover]
    1. [Dedication]
    2. Contents
    3. Acknowledgments
    4. Organization
    5. Editorial procedures
    6. Symbols
    7. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    8. American newspapers, 1787-1788
    9. Chronology, 1786-1790
    10. Commentaries on the Constitution: public and private
    11. Appendix I
    12. Appendix II: The controversy over the post office and the circulation of newspapers
    13. Appendix III
    14. Index
    15. [Appendix]
    16. [Index]
    17. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. Symbols
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    10. American newspapers, 1787-1788
    11. Chronology, 1786-1791
    12. Commentaries on the Constitution: public and private
    13. Appendix I
    14. Appendix II
    15. Index
    16. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. Symbols
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    10. American newspapers, 1787-1788
    11. Chronology, 1786-1791
    12. Commentaries on the Constitution: public and private
    13. Appendix I
    14. Appendix II
    15. Index
    16. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    10. New York introduction
    11. Note on sources
    12. Symbols
    13. New York chronology, 1777-1790
    14. Officers of the state of New York, 1787-1788
    15. The New York Legislature, 9 January-22 March 1788
    16. The ratification of the Constitution by the states: New York [1]
    17. I. The debate over the Constitution in New York, 21 July 1787-31 January 1788
    18. Biographical gazetteer
    19. Appendix I: The New York Constitution, 20 April 1777, and Act Concerning the Rights of the Citizens, 27 January 1787
    20. Appendix II: New York appoints delegates to the Constitutional Convention, 13 January-18 April 1787
    21. Appendix III: The report of the Constitutional Convention, 17 September 1787
    22. Appendix IV: Printings and reprintings of The Federalist
    23. Appendix V: New York population from the 1790 U.S. Census
    24. New York counties vote on the Constitution, 26 July 1788 [map]
    25. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    10. Symbols
    11. New York chronology, 1777-1790
    12. Officers of the state of New York, 1787-1788
    13. The New York Legislature, 9 January-22 March 1788
    14. The ratification of the Constitution by the states: New York [2]
    15. I. The debate over the Constitution in New York, 21 July 1787-31 January 1788 (continued)
    16. II. The New York Legislature calls a convention, 11 January-1 February 1788
    17. III. The debate over the Constitution in New York, 1 February-26 July 1788
    18. Appendix I: Original and reprinted Federalist articles appearing in New York newspapers, 1 February-26 July 1788
    19. Appendix II: Original and reprinted Antifederalist articles appearing in New York newspapers, 1 February-26 July 1788
    20. Appendix III: News reports in New York newspapers, 1 February-26 July 1788
    21. New York counties vote on the Constitution, 26 July 1788 [map]
    22. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    10. Symbols
    11. New York chronology, 1777-1790
    12. Officers of the state of New York, 1787-1788
    13. The ratification of the Constitution by the states: New York [3]
    14. III. The debate over the Constitution in New York, 1 February-30 August 1788 (continued)
    15. IV. The election of convention delegates, 29 April-3 May 1788
    16. Appendix I: The New York City federal procession, 23 July 1788
    17. New York counties vote on the Constitution, 26 July 1788 [map]
    18. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    10. Symbols
    11. New York chronology, 1777-1790
    12. Officers of the state of New York, 1787-1788
    13. The ratification of the Constitution by the states: New York [4]
    14. V. The New York Convention, 17 June-26 July 1788
    15. New York counties vote on the Constitution, 26 July 1788 [map]
    16. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    10. Symbols
    11. New York chronology, 1777-1790
    12. Officers of the state of New York, 1787-1788
    13. Delegates to the New York Convention
    14. The ratification of the Constitution by the states: New York [5]
    15. V. The New York Convention, 17 June-26 July 1788 (continued)
    16. VI. Commentaries on the New York Convention, 8 June-30 July 1788
    17. VII. The aftermath of ratification, 25 July 1788-5 May 1789
    18. VII-A. Celebrations of New York ratification, 26 July-15 August 1788
    19. VII-B. Public and private commentaries on the Constitution, 25 July 1788-23 February 1789
    20. VII-C. The payment of New York Convention delegates
    21. VII-D. New York recommends the calling of a second constitutional convention
    22. Appendix I: Richard Morris: notes on the Constitution, January-July 1788
    23. Appendix II: Robert R. Livingston on the Constitution, pre-26 July 1788
    24. Appendix III: A real Federalist: Albany Register, 5 January 1789 (supplement)
    25. Appendix IV: New York Packet: illustrations on New York ratification, 25 and 29 July 1788
    26. New York cumulative index
    27. New York counties vote on the Constitution, 26 July 1788 [map]
    28. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1790
    10. Introduction
    11. Note on sources
    12. Symbols
    13. Rhode Island chronology, 1772-1790
    14. Officers of the state of Rhode Island, 1786-1790
    15. The Rhode Island legislature, 1786-1790
    16. The ratification of the Constitution by the states: Rhode Island [1]
    17. I. The debate over the Constitution in Rhode Island, 20 August 1787-22 March 1788
    18. II. The Rhode Island referendum on the Constitution, 24 March 1788
    19. II-A. The General Assembly calls for a referendum on the Constitution, 27 February-20 March 1788
    20. II-B. Freemen vote in town meetings on the Constitution, 24 March-23 April 1788
    21. II-C. The General Assembly considers the referendum results and the Constitution, 31 March-1 May 1788
    22. III. The debate over the Constitution in Rhode Island, 27 March-17 December 1788
    23. Biographical gazetteer
    24. Glossary of frequently used terms
    25. Appendix I: Rhode Island population: 1774, 1776, 1782, 1790
    26. Appendix II: The report of the Constitutional Convention, 17 September 1787
    27. Rhode Island freeman vote on the Constitution: referendum results by town, 24 March 1788
    28. Rhode Island towns vote on the Constitution [map]
    29. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1790
    10. Symbols
    11. Rhode Island chronology, 1772-1790
    12. Officers of the state of Rhode Island, 1786-1790
    13. The Rhode Island Legislature, 1786-1790
    14. The ratification of the Constitution by the states: Rhode Island [2]
    15. III. The debate over the Constitution in Rhode Island, 27 March-27 December 1788 (continued)
    16. IV. The debate over the Constitution in Rhode Island, 1 January 1789-12 January 1790
    17. V. Calling and electing a state convention, 12 January-16 February 1790
    18. V-A. The General Assembly calls a state convention, 12-30 January 1790
    19. V-B. The election of convention delegates, 28 January-16 February 1790
    20. Rhode Island freemen vote on the Constitution: referendum results by town, 24 March 1788
    21. Rhode Island towns vote on the Constitution [map]
    22. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1790
    10. Symbols
    11. Rhode Island chronology, 1772-1790
    12. Officers of the state of Rhode Island, 1786-1790
    13. The Rhode Island Legislature, 1786-1790
    14. The ratification of the Constitution by the states: Rhode Island [3]
    15. VI. The debate over the Constitution in Rhode Island, 20 January-29 May 1790
    16. VII. The Rhode Island Convention first session, 1-6 March 1790
    17. VIII. The Rhode Island Convention second session, 24-29 May 1790
    18. IX. The aftermath of ratification in Rhode Island, 29 May-20 November 1790
    19. Appendix I: Amendments to the Constitution proposed by U.S. Congress, 25 September 1789
    20. Addendum
    21. Errata
    22. Rhode Island cumulative index
    23. Rhode Island freemen vote on the Constitution: referendum results by town, 24 March 1788
    24. Rhode Island towns vote on the Constitution [map]
    25. [Cover]
    1. [Cover]
    2. [Title Page]
    3. [Dedication]
    4. Contents
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. Organization
    7. Editorial procedures
    8. General ratification chronology, 1786-1791
    9. Calendar for the years 1787-1788
    10. Introduction
    11. Note on names of South Carolina governmental jurisdictions
    12. Note on sources
    13. Symbols
    14. South Carolina chronology, 1663-1790
    15. Officers of the state of South Carolina, 1787-1788
    16. General Assembly of South Carolina
    17. The ratification of the Constitution by the states: South Carolina
    18. I. The debate over the Constitution in South Carolina, 29 September 1787-11 January 1788
    19. II. The South Carolina General Assembly calls a state convention, 8 January-29 February 1788
    20. III. The debate over the Constitution in South Carolina, 19 January-2 June 1788
    21. IV. Election of convention delegates, 17 March-10 May 1788
    22. V. The South Carolina Convention, 12-24 May 1788
    23. VI. The aftermath of ratification in South Carolina, 23 May-27 November 1788
    24. VI-A. Celebrations of South Carolina ratification, 27 May-4 July 1788
    25. VI-B. Public and private commentaries on the Constitution, 23 May-27 November 1788
    26. VI-C. The South Carolina Legislature and the state convention, 9 October-4 November 1788
    27. Biographical gazetteer
    28. Appendix I: The South Carolina Constitution, 19 March 1778
    29. Appendix II: South Carolina appoints delegates to the Constitutional Convention, 29 January-27 March 1787
    30. Appendix III: The report of the Constitutional Convention, 17 September 1787
    31. Appendix IV: South Carolina population, 1790
    32. Appendix V: Speculations about the prospects for ratification of the Constitution in South Carolina, 24 October 1787-8 July 1788
    33. South Carolina index