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Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Pennsylvania

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Jensen, Merrill; Kaminski, John P.; Saladino, Gaspare J., Editor
Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Pennsylvania
(The documentary history of the ratification of the Constitution, Volume II)
Madison, Wisconsin: The State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1976
v. ; 24 cm

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Contents

[Cover] Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Pennsylvania

[Half-title] The documentary history of the ratification of the Constitution, volume II: ratification of the Constitution by the states: Pennsylvania, pp. [1]-[2]

[Title page] Volume II: ratification of the Constitution by the states: Pennsylvania, pp. [3]-[4]

Preface, Jensen, Merrill pp. 5-6

Contents, pp. 7-9

Organization, pp. 10-13

Editorial procedures, pp. 14-18

General ratification chronology, 1786-1791, pp. 19-25

Calendar for the years 1787-1790, pp. 26-[28]

The ratification of the Constitution by Pennsylvania, pp. [29]-[52]

I. The Pennsylvania Assembly and the Constitution, 17-29 September 1787, pp. [53]-57

A. The assembly calls the state convention, pp. 58-111

B. The address of the seceding assemblymen and the reply of six assemblymen, pp. 112-120

C. Public and private commentaries on the proceedings of the assembly on 28-29 September 1787, pp. 121-126

II. The debate over the Constitution in Pennsylvania, 17 September-11 December 1787, pp. [127]-129

A. Public and private commentaries on the Constitution, 17 September-6 October 1787, pp. 130-172

B. The assembly election, 9 October 1787, pp. 173-179

C. Public and private commentaries on the Constitution, 10 October-10 November 1787, pp. 180-223

D. The election of convention delegates, 6 November 1787, pp. 224-265

E. The assembly and the issue of a quorum in the convention, 8-10 November 1787, pp. 266-278

F. Public and private commentaries on the Constitution and the convention, 7 November-11 December 1787, pp. 279-[320]

III. The Pennsylvania Convention, 20 November-15 December 1787, pp. [321]-325

A. Proceedings and debates of the convention, pp. 326-616

B. The Dissent of the Minority of the Convention, pp. 617-640

IV. The aftermath of ratification in Pennsylvania, pp. [641]-645

A. Responses to ratification and to The Dissent of the Minority, pp. 646-669

B. The Carlisle Riot and its aftermath, 26 December 1787-20 March 1788, pp. 670-708

C. The petition campaign for legislative rejection of ratification, 2 January-29 March 1788, pp. 709-[726]

Biographical gazetteer, pp. 727-734

The Constitution, pp. 734-[746]

Index, pp. 747-779 ff.

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