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
Index, pp. 415-458 ff.
INDEX der Articles of Confederation; Economic conditions under the Confederation; Po- litical conditions under the Confedera- tion ARTISANS: expect to benefit under Consti- tution, 19; support Constitution, 166, 332. See also Mechanics; Tradesmen ASSEMBLY, RIGHT OF: proposed amend- ments concerning, 43, 202, 299, 316. See also Bill of rights ATHERTON, JOSHUA (N.H.): id., 64n; and N.Y. Federal Republican Committee, 34-35; in N.H. Convention, 186 -letters from, 45-47, 51-53; quoted, 35 - letter to: mentioned, 51 - speech of in N.H. Convention: quoted, 64n ATLEE, WILLIAM AUGUSTUS (Pa.), 268n ATTAINDER, BILLS OF, 89; praise of Con- stitution's provision concerning, 128, 162. See also Bill of rights; Due process of law ATTORNEYs: See Counsel, right to; Lawyers AVARICE, 75 BAIL, EXCESSIVE: proposed amendments concerning, 43, 202, 298, 316. See also Bill of rights; Due process of law BALANCED GOVERNMENT: See Mixed gov- ernment BALDWIN, SIMEON (Conn.; Vol. 4, 351n- 52n) - oration of, 235-42 BALTIMORE, 184; celebrations of ratifica- tion in, 165, 167n, 221, 385n; as pos- sible site for federal capital, 322, 323, 332-33, 365 BANCKER, ABRAHAM B. (N.Y.), 301, 305 BANKRUPTCY, 303. See also Debts, private BARLOW, JOEL (Conn.): id., 184n; 15, 15n, 183 BARRETT, NATHANIEL (Mass.): id., 336n- 37n - letter from, 336-37n BEACH, ABRAHAM (Conn.) - letter to: quoted, 269n BEELEN-BERTHOLFF, BARON (The Nether- lands): id., 148n - letters from, 147-48, 307-8; quoted, 148n BELKNAP, JEREMY (Mass.; CC:Vol. 2, 529n) - letter to: quoted, 311n BEND, JOSEPH GROVE JOHN (Pa.) - letter from: quoted, 269n 419 BIBLICAL REFERENCES: Adam and Eve, 222; Ark [of the Covenant], 342; bricks with- out straw, 8; Exodus, 8; hewers of wood and drawers of water, 8; Jericho, 368; Joshua, 8; 1 Kings, 184; Luke, 377; Mal- achi, 342n; Micah, 150, 151n, 184; Mos- aic Law, 260; Psalms, 398; Red Sea part- ing, 269n; Samson, 9; Simeon, 377; Ten Commandments, 269n. See also God BICAMERALISM: praise of Constitution's provision for, 181; praised, 214n; lower house should guard people's liberties, 329; upper house should represent nat- ural aristocracy, 329. See also Unicamer- alism BIDDLE, CHARLES (Pa.) - autobiography of: quoted, 243 BILL OF RIGHTS: Federalists attack (satire), 6; need for, 15n, 23, 41, 47, 75, 81, 272, 288n, 325; and Va. Convention, 39, 41- 44, 199, 200, 200-203; S.C. Convention rejects motion to consider, 71n; no need for, 127-32, 179; many states do not have, 128; N.Y. does not have, 130; Constitution is one itself, 131; omission of, 138; danger in not listing every right, 180; and N.Y. Convention, 206, 295, 297-301; and N.C. Convention, 312- 20; Congress cannot repeal those of states, 347; requested by some states, 350n. See also Amendments to Consti- tution; Civil liberties; Convention, sec- ond constitutional; Due process of law BINGHAM, WILLIAM (Pa.; CC:Vol. 1, 134n), 176, 214n - letters from: quoted, 69, 176 -letter to, 69 BLAcKETr, STEPHEN (Barbados): id., 256n -letter to, 255-56 BLACKSTONE, SIR WILLIAM (England; CC:Vol. 1, 54n), 129, 134-35 BLAND, THEODORICK (Va.; CC:Vol. 2, 398n) - letter from: quoted, 206n BLEDSOE, AARON (Va.; CC:Vol. 4, 254n), 85 BLOODWORTH, TIMOTHY (N.C.), 35; id., 66n -letters from, 53-55, 58-59 - letter from: quoted, 35 BOOKS: See Broadsides, pamphlets, and books
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