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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 612

COMMENTARIES ON THE CONSTITUTION
debate over nature of; Separation of
powers
BALDWIN, SIMEON (Conn.): id., 351n-
52n
-letter from, 349-52
-letter to: cited, 349-50
BALTIMORE: majority in favors Constitu-
tion, 489; not receiving Antifederalist
newspapers, 551, 573
BANK OF NORTH AMERICA, 490, 492n
BAPTISTS: oppose Constitution in Va.,
251-54, 254n
BARBOUR, THOMAS (Va.): id., 213n; 212-
13, 252, 254n
BARLOW, JOEL (Conn.), 193-94
BARRELL, JOSEPH (Mass.; CC:Vol. 3,
51n)
-letters to: quoted, 61n, 181n
BARTOIS, MATTHIAS (Md., Va.), 574n,
576n. See also Newspapers, Winchester
Virginia Gazette
BAYARD v. SINGLETON, 301n
BEDFORD COUNTY, PA., 489
BEDLOW, WILLIAM (N.Y.), 152
BELKNAP, JEREMY (Mass.; CC:Vol. 2,
529n)
-letters from: quoted, 61n, 62n, 63n,
64n; cited, 250, 251n, 541n
-letters to, 250-52, 554-55, 565-66,
583-84, 591-93, 593-95; quoted, 39n,
179n, 183n, 224n, 562n
BENSON, EGBERT (N.Y.; CC:Vol. 3,
484n), 468n
BERKS COUNTY, PA., 489
BERRY AND ROGERS (N.Y.), 79
BESSONETT, CHARLES (Pa.), 570, 572n
BETHLEHEM, PA., 488, 491n, 493n
BIBLICAL REFERENCES: Adam, 405; Beel-
zebub, 258; Belial, 259; Israelites,
285; Jesus Christ, 158; Job, 279;
Judges, 254; Lucifer, 259; Luke, 522;
Mark, 536, 536n; I Peter, 363, 366n;
Romans, 363, 366n; Samson, 254;
Samuel, 285; Satan, 258. See also Reli-
gion
BICAMERALISM: supported, 12, 44-45,
294-95; opposed, 36, 253, 271n. See
also Unicameralism
BILL OF RIGHTS, 55, 211; debate over in
Constitutional Convention, 50, 52,
267-68, 455-57, 461n; criticism of
Constitution's lack of, 59, 67n, 115,
213, 240, 253, 261n, 282, 290n, 455-
57, 501; defense of Constitution's lack
of, 163-64, 168, 202-3, 290n, 443-44;
proposed by a society of western
gentlemen, 353; proposed by political
club in Danville, Ky., 354n. See also
Amendments to Constitution; Civil
liberties; Convention, second consti-
tutional
BINGHAM, WILLIAM (Pa.; CC:Vol. 1,
134n), 78n, 242n; debate over charge
that he was a public defaulter, 217n,
240, 475n, 475, 477n
-letter from: quoted, 467n
-letter to: cited, 468n
BISHOP, PHANUEL (Mass.), 222n
BLACKSTONE, WILLIAM (England;
CC:Vol. 1, 54n), 121, 244, 278, 392-
93, 393, 444
BLAINE, EPHRAIM (Pa.): id., 151n; 151
BLAND, THEODORICK (Va.; CC:Vol. 2,
398n),333n
BLEDSOE, AARON (Va.): id., 254n; 252
BLOUNT, WILLIAM* (N.C.; CC:Vol. 1,
472n), 201n
BOND, PHINEAS (England; CC:Vol. 1,
217n)
-letter from, 300-1
BOOKS: See Broadsides, pamphlets, and
books
BOOKSELLERS: See Printers and booksell-
ers
BosToN, 14, 264, 290n; charge that the
printing of the "Dissent of the Minor-
ity of the Pa. Convention" was de-
layed in, 161n, 488, 574, 574n, 580,
590, 594; celebrates Mass. ratifica-
tion, 175n, 176-77, 239, 242n, 522;
influence of on Mass. Convention,
191, 239; threat to move legislature
from, 222n; supports Constitution,
300n, 489, 490; Federalist literature
in, 467n; Federalists print false reports
in newspapers of, 488, 491n-92n; out-
of-state Antifederalist newspapers not
being received in, 551, 566-67
"A BOSTONIAN" (Jonathan Williams, Jr.),
559n, 584-85, 586n, 592
BOWDOIN, JAMES (Mass.; CC:Vol. 1,
346n): id., 237n; name of used in sa-
tirical Antifederalist essays, 237n, 238-
41, 339n, 374n, 509n, 552-53, 560
-letter to: cited, 76n
-speech in Mass. Coivention, 281-82,
290
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