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Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Massachusetts (1)

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Kaminski, John P.; Saladino, Gaspare J.; Leffler, Richard; Schoenleber, Charles H., Editor
Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Massachusetts (1)
(The documentary history of the ratification of the Constitution, Volume IV)
Madison, Wisconsin: The State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1997
v. ; 24 cm

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Contents

[Cover] Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Massachusetts [1]

[Half-title] The documentary history of the ratification of the Consitution, volume IV: ratification of the Constitution by the states: Massachusetts [1], pp. [i]-[ii]

[Title page] Volume IV: ratification of the Constitution by the states: Massachusetts [1], pp. [iii]-[iv]

[Dedication], pp. [v]-[vi]

Contents, pp. vii-xiv

Acknowledgments, pp. xv-xvi

Organization, pp. xvii-xviii

Editorial procedures, p. xix

General ratification chronology, 1786-1791, pp. xx-xxii

Calendar for the years 1787-1788, p. xxiii

Introduction, pp. xxiv-xlviii

Note on sources, pp. xlix-lxv

Symbols, pp. lxvi-lxix

Massachusetts chronology, 1773-1790, pp. lxx-lxxiii

Officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1787-1788, p. lxxiv

The General Court, 30 May-7 July, 17 October-24 November 1787, and 27 February-1 April 1788, pp. lxxv-lxxx

The ratification of the Constitution by the states: Massachusetts [1], pp. [1]-[2]

I. The debate over the Constitution in Massachusetts, 5 September-25 October 1787, pp. 3-123

II. Massachusetts calls a state convention, 18-25 October 1787, pp. 124-148

III. The debate over the Constitution in Massachusetts, 28 October 1787-12 February 1788, pp. 149-431

Biographical gazetteer, pp. 432-439

Appendix I: the Massachusetts Constitution Preamble and Declaration of Rights, pp. 440-445

Appendix II: Massachusetts appoints delegates to the Constitutional Convention, 2 October 1786-9 April 1787, pp. 446-462

Appendix III: the Constitution of the United States, pp. 463-474 ff.

Massachusetts towns vote on the Constitution [map]

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