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

New Jersey,   pp. 634-641


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New Jersey
ADAMS, JOHN (Mass.): Defence of the
Constitutions., 145n
AMENDMENTS To ARTICLES OF CONFED-
ERATION: proposed by New Jersey,
122-23; adopted by New Jersey, 123;
New Jersey Amendments in Consti-
tutional Convention, 124. See also
Articles of Confederation; Confedera-
tion Congress
AMENDMENTS TO CONSTITUTION: pro-
posed by "A Farmer of New Jer-
sey," 134, 144-45; assertion that state
conventions should not propose, 145-
46n, 150-51; denial that bill of rights
is needed, 154-55; statement that
Constitution can be amended, 160-
61, 192. See also Convention, second
constitutional
AMERICAN CITIZEN, AN (Tench Coxe),
133
ANARCHY, 190; assertion that Consti-
tutional Convention called to save
country from, 142, 161
ANDERSON., GEORGE (Burlington): Con-
vention delegate, 178, 179, 184, 187,
193n
ANDERSON., THOMAS (Sussex): Conven-
tion delegate, 178, 179, 185
ANNAPOLIS CONVENTION., 123-24
ANTIFEDERALISTS: few in New Jersey,
134, 140; allegation that New York
Antifederalists encourage those in
New Jersey, 134, 153-54, 174; objec-
tion to calling opponents of Consti-
tution Antifederalists, 152. See also
Amendments to Constitution
APPOINTMENTS: See Officeholders un-
der Constitution
ARISTOCRACY: denial that power of
Senate will create, 149. See also Des-
potism
ARMSTRONG, JAMES FRANCIS (Hunter-
don): id., 182 n; gives prayers in Con-
vention, 177, 180, 182n, 188, 189
ARMY, 152; defense of Congress' pow-
er to raise and maintain, 148
ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION, 143n, 146-
47; New Jersey ratifies, 122-23. See
also Amendments to Articles of Con-
federation
ASSEMBLY: See New Jersey Legislature
BANKS, DAVID (Essex): id., 140n; 140
BEATTY, JOHN (Middlesex): Convention
delegate, 176, 178, 179, 183, 184
BERRY, THOMAS (Somerset): id., 140n;
139
BILL OF RIGHTS: denial that one is
needed, 154-55
BLANCH. ISAAC (Bergen): id., 175n; 174
BOUDINOT, ELIAS (Essex): id.,. 135n, 196;
121
-letter from, 134-35
BOWEN, JONATHAN (Cumberland): Con-
vention delegate, 178, 179, 183, 185
BOYD, ADAM (Bergen): id., 175n; 174;
in Assembly, 132
BRADFORD, WILLIAM, JR. (Pa.): id., 135n
-letter to, 134-35
BREARLEY,, DAVID (Hunterdon): id., 124,
196; 131; delegate to Constitutional
Convention, 124, 131, 164; delegate to
state Convention, 173, 176n, 17_8, 179,
180, 183, 185, 187, 194, 195
-letter to, 191
BREESE, SAMUEL (Manmouth): Conven-
tion delegate, 178, 179, 184
BROADSIDES:  Constitution, U.S., 162,
163; New Jersey resolutions calling
state Convention, 167-68, 169. See
also Newspapers; Pamphlets
BRYAN, GEORGE (Pa.), 140n
BURLINGTON., 139, 193
CADwALADER, LAMBERT (Hunterdon):
id., 138n; member of Congress, 131
-letters from, 137-38, 138n
CAPITAL, U.S., 134; state Convention
recommends cession of land for, 177,
187-88, 189
CHETwoO0D, JOHN (Essex): Convention
delegate, 176, 178, 179
CHIEF JUSTICE, U.S.: See Judiciary,
U.S.
CINCINNATI., SOCIETY OF THE., 152
CIVIL LIBERTIES: Constitution will pro-
tect, 136, 147, 192-93
CLARK, ABRAHAM (Essex): id., 196; 121,
122, 123; delegate to Annapolis Con-
vention, 124; delegate to Constitu-
tional Convention, but resigns, 124,
131; member of Congress, 124, 131;
rumors about opposition to Consti-
tution, 134, 153-54
CLERGY., 153
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