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Jensen, Merrill (ed.) / Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Delaware, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut
(1978)

[Cover] Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Delaware, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut


RTIFIOMNTARY O THI CONS TITI
RATIFICATION OF THE CONSTITUTION
Volume III
Ratification of the Constitution
by the States
Delaware
New Jersey
Georgia
Connecticut
Edited by VMerrill Jrns┬žen
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mote the General Welfare, and f
L ihertv to Ourfelves ind our PofIeritir. Or
SecL. 2. ine Houe of Aeprcicntvatws laii be compoied oi C1
by the people of the feveral ftates, and the cledors in each flate
fiue for eledors of the moft numerous branch ot the flate legiflan:
No perfon (ball be a reprefentative who thall not have attained
been feven years a citizen of the United States, and who thall n(
of that flate in which he (hall be chofen.
Reprefentatives and direc taxes thall be apportioned among the feveral flatcs which me
cluded within this Union,according to their refpetlive nuibers, which flall be deterominec
ing to the whole number of free perfons, including thofe bound to fervice for a term ot
and excluding Indians not taxed, three-fifths of all other perfons. The a&ual enumeration 1
be made within three years after the firft meeting of the Congrcfs of the United States, and wi
every fubfequent term of ten years, in fuith manner as they thall by law dirr&. The numbe
Fy9efentatives -a


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