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Kaminski, John P.; Saladino, Gaspare J.; Leffler, Richard; Schoenleber, Charles H. (ed.) / Commentaries on the Constitution, public and private. Volume 6: 10 May to 13 September 1788
18 (1995)

[Cover],   pp. [unnumbered]-[ii]


THE DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF THE
RATIFICATION OF THE CONSTITUTION
Volume XVIII
Commentaries on the
C-onstitution
iblicani Private
oDile 6
OHN P. KAmINSKI
,1- io   sociate Editor
GASPARE J. SALADINO
Associate Editor
a more perfed Union, eftablifi JuR
A7-anquility, provide for the comm
te the General Welfare, and. fccui
ves and our Poflerity. do c
At of a Senate and Houfe of Reprefentativ
ed. Y.. Lie ioie of Reprefentatives thall be compofed of m-
the people of the feveral ftates, and the cleors in each flate ".
for eletors of the moft numerous branch of the (tate legiflature.
perfon thall be a reprefenrative who thall not have attained tothe ageof twentV-fiveyears,
even years a citizen of the United States, and who thall not, when eketed, be an inhabb
flate in which he (hall be crofen.
refentatives and dired taxes thall be apportioned among the feveral flates which may be
I within this Union,according to their refpedive numbers, which fhallbe determined byz
the whole number of free perfons, including thofe bound to fervice for a term of ye
d excluding Indians not taxed, three-fifths of all other perfons. The aaual enumeration
made within three years after the firft meeting of the Congrefs of the United States, and w
cry fab(eqdent term of ten yetrs, in fuch tanner as they (hall by law dired. The numbe
prefentatives Ball not exceed one for every thirty thoufand, but each ftate (hall have at leafi
MrIetative; and until fuch enumeration thall be made,the (late of New-Hamofhire (hall be


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