Kaminski, John P.; Saladino, Gaspare J.; Leffler, Richard (ed.) / Commentaries on the Constitution, public and private. Volume 4: 1 February to 31 March 1788
[Index], pp. 609-652 ff.
Index An asterisk denotes a signer of the Constitution. Several main entries are compila- tions of similar items: Biblical References; Broadsides, Pamphlets, and Books; Classi- cal Antiquity; Governments, Ancient and Modern; Newspapers; Political and Legal Writers and Writings; Printers and Booksellers; and Pseudonyms. The pseudonymous items printed in this volume and in earlier volumes of Commentaries on the Constitution are also indexed separately. When a pseudonym has been identified, the name of the author has been placed in parentheses. Biographical information in earlier volumes of Commen- taries is indicated by a volume and page reference placed in parentheses immediately after the name of the person. Sketches of newspapers printed in Volume 1 of Commentar- its have been placed in parentheses immediately following the name of the newspaper. "A.B." (Francis Hopkinson), 47-48 ADAMS, ABIGAIL (Mass.; CC:Vol. 2, 462n) -letter from: quoted, 191n ADAMS, JOHN (Mass.; CC:Vol. 1, 81n), 239, 242n; supports Constitution, 519, 520 -letters from, 481; quoted, 191n, 520n; cited, 255 -letters to, 255; cited, 255, 255n -Defence of the Constitutions, 191n-92n, 192, 213, 239, 255, 504, 521n; text of, 192-95 ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY (Mass.; CC:Vol. 2, 220n) -letter to: quoted, 62n -diary of: quoted, 179n-80n, 192n ADAMS, SAMUEL (Mass.; CC:Vol. 1, 325n): and Mass. amendments to Constitution, 67n; and opposition to Constitution, 116, 150, 289n; as pres- ident of Mass. Senate, 228n -letters to: quoted, 64n, 66n, 540n -speech in Mass. Convention: quoted, 63n ADAMS AND NOURSE (Mass.) -letter from, 551n-52n See also Newspapers, Massachusetts Independent Chronicle ADMIRALTY JURISDICTION: See Judiciary, U.S. AGRICULTURE, 197-98, 278, 473, 473-74; importance of, 131, 197; Constitution will prohibit agrarian laws, 190, 361. See also Farmers ALBANY, N.Y.: Federalists and Federal- ist literature in, 65n, 308, 467n, 468n, 515; Antifederalist literature in, 66n, 274n, 550, 551n; Assembly represen- tation of, 148-49 -Antifederal committee letter from: quoted, 274n ALEXANDER, ALEXANDER JOHN (Eng- land): id., 506n -letter to, 506 ALEXANDRIA, VA., 300n "ALGERNON," 582-83 ALIENS, 301n ALLEN, ANDREW (England; CC:Vol. 1, 360n) -letters from: quoted, 123; cited, 122 ALLIN, THOMAS (Va.): id., 262n; 263 ALSOP, JOHN (N.Y.) -letters to: quoted, 273n, 274n AMBASSADORS, 255-56, 391 AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLES OF CONFED- ERATION, 373-74, 374n; population amendment of 1783, 15n, 110n-11n; unanimity of states needed to obtain, 89-90; need for, 105; states refuse to pass out of jealousy, 272n. See also Ar- ticles of Confederation; Constitutional Convention; Impost; Ratification, procedure for AMENDMENTS TO CONSTITUTION, 472; praise of Constitution's provision for, 27, 71, 117, 128, 195, 301, 438, 493n; should be adopted before Constitution is ratified, 52-56, 61n-62n, 65n-66n, 96, 102, 116, 212, 283-84, 331, 365- 66,434,438, 486n, 499-500, 501, 501-2, 530; criticism of Constitution's provision for, 53, 55-56, 320; opposi- tion to, 61n-62n, 287, 504n; should be adopted after establishment of new 609
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