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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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COMMENTARIES ON THE CONSTITUTION
under Articles of Confederation, 102n,
121-22; defense of Constitution's pro-
visions for, 108-10, 115-27, 128; not
necessary in every case, 118, 122, 125,
126; utility of in preserving private
property, 120; in states under Articles
of Confederation, 120-21, 121; re-
quired in civil cases if requested, 188;
required in cases involving citizens of dif-
ferent states, 349
- proposed amendments concerning, 42,
123, 399n; in civil cases, 42, 77, 202,
315; guaranteeing in criminal cases, 77,
298-99; guaranteeing in vicinage of,
201-2, 315; protecting peremptory
challenges in, 205, 318-19
See also Due process of law
JUSTICE: Constitution will promote, 161-
62, 210, 245, 255, 267, 292, 342, 361,
385n, 386; proposed amendments mak-
ing freely available to all, 202, 315; as
attribute of federalism, 384. See also Due
process of law
KEAN, JOHN (S.C.): id., 175n; 174
KENTUCKY: separate statehood for, 4, 31,
32n, 151, 153n, 228-29, 325; and In-
dian attacks, 12; delegates from to Va.
Convention oppose Constitution, 30,
48, 64n, 189; Antifederalists in, 148,
149; Spain wants to annex, 149n; emi-
gration from, 175; population of, 228
KING, RuFus* (Mass.; Vol. 1, 555n), 31,
32n
KNox, HENRY (Mass.; CC:Vol. 1, 280n-
81n)
-letters from, 176-77, 211-12n; quoted,
212n; cited, 212n
-letter to: cited, 212n
LAFAYETTE, MARQUIS DE (France; CC:Vol.
2, 487n), 221
-letters to, 82-83, 183-84, 220-21
LAMB, ANTHONY (N.Y.), 49, 65n
LAMB, JOHN (N.Y.): id., 61n; and N.Y. Fed-
eral Republican Committee, 33-35; re-
ceives Monroe's pamphlet, 73
-letters from, 36-37, 48; quoted, 73;
cited, 51
-letters to, 38-39, 39-40, 40-45, 45-47,
47-48, 48-49, 50-51, 51-53, 53-55,
55-57, 57-58, 58-59, 59-61; quoted,
35, 173n; cited, 49, 78n
LANCASTER, PA.: as possible site for federal
capital, 322, 323, 365
LANDED INTEREST: supports Constitution,
332. See also Property, private
LANGDON, JOHN* (N.H.; CC:Vol. 2, 157n):
in N.H. Convention, 186, 194; forwards
news of N.H.'s ratification, 212
-letters to, 167-69n; quoted, 176
- speech of to N.H. General Court, 194-
95, 198n
LANSING, ABRAHAM G. (N.Y), 405n
LANSING, JOHN, JR. (N.Y.; CC:Vol., 3,
366n), 53, 66n; opposes Constitution,
21; in N.Y. Convention, 220n, 293, 295,
296
LARGE VS. SMALL STATES: and equal rep-
resentation of states in Senate, 73, 181,
387
LAURENS, HENRY (S.C.; CC:Vol. 1, 367n),
21, 22n
LAW OF NATIONS: and federal judiciary, 97,
98
LAWS: proposed amendments prohibiting
suspension of, 42, 201, 315; proposed
amendment establishing two-year trial
period for, 77; judiciary secures upright
and impartial administration of, 88; sub-
servient to written constitutions, 103-4;
to be respected, 170; should be steady,
170; as better restraint on government
than a constitution, 182; Constitution
creates government of instead of men,
234, 361; should reflect complexion of
constitution, 240; Constitution will pro-
mote, 262; executive is to execute in
dernier resort, 329. See also Justice
LAWYERS: support Constitution, 54, 55;
criticism of, 266
LEAR, TOBIAS (N.H., Va.; CC:Vol. 2, 157n)
-letter from: quoted, 186-87
- letter to: cited, 208n
LEE FAMILY, 21
LEE, ARTHUR (Va.; CC:Vol. 1, 308n), 21,
63n, 358n
-letter from: quoted, 272n
-letters to, 271-72; quoted, 206n, 373n
LEE, FRANCIS LIGHTFOOT (Va.), 358n
LEE, HENRY (Va.; RCS:Va., 527), 357, 366
- letter from, 353
- letter to, 354-55
LEE, RICHARD HENRY (Va.; CC:Vol. 1,
282n-83n), 4, 147, 148n; opposes Con-
stitution, 21, 358n; and N.Y. Federal
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