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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
18 (1995)

Index,   pp. 415-458 ff.


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INDEX
send delegates to, 341n; population fig-
ures used by, 349n; responsible for a
revolution in government, 355; resolu-
tions of for implementing Constitution,
364; call of, 388, 388n; reference to
Franklin's last speech in, 406
CONSTITUTIONALIST PARTY (in Pa.), 338,
339n
CONSTITUTIONS, STATE: and salaries of
judges, 94, 95, 96, 96n; and impeach-
ment of judges, 95, 96n; and age limit
for judges, 95-96; judiciaries of under
control of legislatures, 103; as model for
federal judiciary, 105; as bills of rights
for states, 131; endangered by anarchy
of Confederation, 150; protect liberties,
150; defective, 160; proposal for revi-
sion of, 173; criticism of Pa.'s, 213-14;
praise of, 236; malapportionment of
counties in state legislatures, 284, 285n-
86n; proposed amendment prohibiting
treaties from changing, 300; federal of-
ficeholders should take oaths not to vi-
olate, 305, 347; Congress cannot repeal,
347. See also individual states
CONTRACTS, OBLIGATION OF: praise of
Constitution's protection of, 162, 256
CONVENTION, SECOND CONSTITUTIONAL:
opposition to, 15n, 74-75, 76, 140, 143,
143n, 272, 321, 323, 331-32, 339; sup-
port for, 73, 74, 156, 178, 294, 296,
300, 306-7, 332; Congress must call
when requested by two-thirds of states,
142, 280-81; dangerous consequences
if not called, 331-32. See also Amend-
ments to Constitution
CONVENTIONS, STATE: praised, 223, 227,
234. See also Ratification, procedure for
CORRUPTION: America has become cor-
rupt, 18; Constitution will lead to, 58;
jury trials do not always eliminate, 119-
20; will ruin any form of government,
165; Parliament bribed by monarchs,
179-80; Constitution safe as long as
people do not succumb to, 210; Con-
stitution checks moral and political in-
iquity, 214; Constitution should be
adopted and amended to avoid, 219. See
also Bribery; Patriotism; Self-interest;
Virtue
CorroN, 171, 171n, 265
COUNSEL, RIGHT TO: proposed amend-
ments concerning, 42, 201, 299, 315.
See also Due process of law
425
COXE, TENCH (Pa.; CC:Vol. 1, 102n); as "A
Pennsylvanian," 175-76
-letters from, 189; quoted, 68-69, 69,
176, 277, 278, 285n-86n
-letters to, 361-63; quoted, 69, 176, 278;
cited, 189n, 366, 383n
- "An American," 68-70
- "A Friend of Society and Liberty," 277-
86n
See also Coxe and Frazier
COXE AND FRAZIER (Pa.): id., 256n
-letters from, 255, 255-56
See also Coxe, Tench
CRAIG, FREDERICK (Del.), 328
CREDITORS: Constitution protects, 161-62.
See also Debt, U.S.; Debts, private;
Debts, state; Property, private
CREEK INDIANS: incited by Spanish, 12;
danger of to Ga., 12-13, 152, 153n, 396
CREVECOEUR, ST. JOHN DE (N.Y.; CC:Vol..
1, 227n)
-letters from, 16-18, 174-75; quoted,
193n
CROMWELL, OLIVER (England), 70, 164
CULLEN, WILLIAM (Scotland): id., 273n
-letter to, 273
CUMBERLAND COUNTY, PA., 393-94, 394n
CUTLER, MANASSEH (Mass.): id., 342n-43n
-sermon of, 341-43n
DANE, NATHAN (Mass.; CC:Vol. 1, 357n)
-letters from, 3-4, 169-71, 214-20;
quoted, 32n, 379n
- letters to: quoted, 209n, 220n, 258n
DART, JOHN S. (S.C.), 72
DAVIE, WILLIAM R. (N.C.), 85
DAVIS, AUGUSTINE (Va.), 200, 328, 401n,
404
DAY, LUKE (Mass.), 196, 198n
DEBT, U.S., 175; first federal Congress
needs to assert authority over, 19-20;
and empty treasury, 21; large amount of
repaid since Revolution, 23; value of
U.S. securities rising in Europe, 23; sale
of western lands will help pay, 25, 184,
372-73; remains intact under Consti-
tution, 133; not paid under Confeder-
ation, 152, 232, 405n; danger that in-
terest will not be paid, 168; payment of,
175; owed to France, 190-91; some
states pay interest on, 280; denial that
public defaulters will benefit under Con-
stitution, 282; assumed by Pa., 338n-


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