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"The introductory essay and the headnotes are invariably excellent, and the
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..a monument not to be bettered and one likely to be a landmark for all
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Ratification of the Constitution
Atutional Documents and Records, 1776-1787
"atification of the Constitution bly the States
11 Pennsylvania
0ii Oelaware - New Jersey -Georgia -Connecticut
lV-VI Massachusetts
VII Maryland.- South Carolina * New Hampshire
VIII-X Virginia
XI-XII New York
XIX North Carolina
XX Rhode Island
Commentaries on the Constitution: Public and Private
XIII 21 February to 7 November 1787
XIV 8 November to 17 December 1787
XV 18 December 1787 to 31 January 1788
XVI 1 February to 31 March 1788
XVII I April to 9 May 1788
XVIII 10 May to 13 September 1788
ISSN 0-87020-302-9
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