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Kaminski, John P.; Saladino, Gaspare J.; Leffler, Richard (ed.) / Commentaries on the Constitution, public and private. Volume 4: 1 February to 31 March 1788
16 (1986)

[Index],   pp. 609-652 ff.


Page 609

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
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