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Jensen, Merrill; Kaminski, John P.; Saladino, Gaspare J. (ed.) / Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Pennsylvania
(1976)

B. The Dissent of the Minority of the Convention,   pp. 617-640


Page 640

640                                          III. PENNSYLVANIA CONVENTION
1. For the Impost of 1781, see CDR:IV, A.
2. For the Impost of 1783 and the request for supplementary funds, see
CDR:IV, D.
3. For Virginia's call of the Annapolis Convention, see CDR:V, A.
4. For the congressional resolution of 21 February 1787, see CDR:V, C.
5. For the act of 30 December 1786 appointing delegates to the Constitutional
Convention, see CDR:VI, C.
6. Franklin was appointed to the Constitutional Convention on 28 March 1787.
7. See "Tar and Feathers," 28 September and 2 October, II:A above.
8. For the petitions sent to the Assembly, see the Assembly Proceedin31s, 24, 26,
27, and 28 September and Mfm:Pa. 61.
9. See the Independent Gazetteer and the Freeman's Journal, 5 December, II:D
above.
10. For the election night riot on 6 November, see II:D above.
11. This and the subsequent quotation are taken from the Version of Wilson's
Speech by Alexander J. Dallas, 24 November.
12. Article II of the Pennsylvania Declaration of Rights (Thorpe, V, 3082).


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