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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.


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EDES, BENJAMIN (Mass.), 546. See also
Newspapers, Boston Gazette
EDGAR, JAMES (Pa.), 3in
ELECTIONS, U.S., 210, 213, 213-14,
303n; criticism of Congress' power
over, 34-35, 58, 65n, 66n, 68, 115,
118, 189n, 200, 212, 240, 249, 253,
281; praise of Constitution's provi-
sions for, 49-50, 67n, 70, 145, 146,
185-89, 195-99, 214-17, 249; debate
over annual vs. biennial elections, 84-
87, 97-101, 112, 278-79, 341, 384-85;
in Constitutional Convention, 267,
271n. See also House of Representa-
tives, U.S.; President, U.S.; Senate,
U.S.; Vice President
ELECTORS, PRESIDENTIAL: See President,
U.S.
ELLICOTT, ANDRW (Md.): id., 492n;
statements of on Md.'s prospect for
ratifying Constitution, 486n, 490,
492n-93n
ELLSWORTH, OLIVER (Conn.; CC:Vol. 1,
562n)
- letter from (with Roger Sherman):
quoted, 169n; cited, 168-69
-"Landholder," 304-6, 367-69, 405-7,
472-74. See also "A Landholder"
ENUMERATED POWERS, 168; Constitution
limits general government to, 124,
163-64. See also Reserved powers
EQUITY LAW, 431. See also Judiciary,
U.S.
EUROPE, 106, 189, 395; trade with U.S.,
14, 82, 83n, 230-31; danger of war in,
27, 72, 81-82, 142, 478, 514-15, 515;
support for U.S. Constitution in, 213.
See also Debt, U.S.; Foreign opinion of
U.S.; Governments, ancient and
modern; Great Britain; Immigration
EWING, JOHN (Pa.): id., 354n; 259, 260n,
353
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS, 246; strong
executive needed, 396-402; opposition
to plural executive, 397-400; must be
subject to punishment, 399-401; func-
tions of, 422. See also Cabinet; Presi-
dent, U.S.; Privy council; Separation
of powers; Vice President
EXPENSES OF GOVERNMENT: Constitu-
tion's allocation of by population ben-
efits South, 25; size of U.S. House of
Representatives limits, 164; will in-
crease if Constitution is ratified, 280;
COMMENTARIES ON THE CONSTITUTION
cost of judicial appeals will rise under
Constitution, 328-29; opposition to
privy council because of cost, 401-2.
See also Appropriations; Duties; Judi-
ciary, U.S.; Officeholders, U.S.; Pres-
ident, U.S.; Requisitions; Taxation
ExPORTS, 12, 262; from Southern States,
13-14; Constitution's prohibition of
duties on, 127, 205, 207, 427-28. See
also Duties
Ex POST FACTO LAws: praise of Consti-
tution's prohibition of, 26, 124, 164,
178, 217n, 428; Constitution's prohi-
bition of protects slaveholder's prop-
erty, 126; Constitution's prohibition of
shields public defaulters, 217-21, 408
"THE FABRICK oFFREEDOM" (Jonathan
Wliams, Jr.), 359-61, 362
FARMERS, 236-37, 350; favor revision of
Constitution, 352; distress of under
Confederation, 363; Constitution will
ruin, 365; Constitution will benefit in
R.I., 512; oppose merchants and
Constitution in S.C., 516. See also Ag-
riculture
FAUQUIER COUNTY, VA., 27
FAYETTE COUNTY, Ky., 261-63
FAYETTE COUNTY, PA., 259, 261n, 489
"FEDERAL FARMER," LETTERS, 273n,
309n, 376, 379, 379n
FEDERALISM: debate over whether Con-
stitution creates a federal government,
187-88, 418, 436-37, 455, 457-58; in-
adequacy of federal system under
Confederation, 406, 436-37, 442-43.
See also Division of power; Govern-
ment, debate over nature of; Sover-
eignty; States, impact of Constitution
upon
"A FEDERALIST," 575
THE FEDERALIST (Alexander Hamilton,
John Jay, and James Madison): texts
of, 3-7, 16-19, 29-31, 43-47, 83-87,
97-101, 107-10, 111-15, 129-32, 145-
49, 154-58, 185-89, 195-99, 214-17,
232-37, 292-98, 309-14, 314-20, 335-
39, 354-59, 369-73, 376-79, 387-94,
396-402, 411-14, 422-25, 447-51,
479-80, 481-85; authorship of, 3n,
16n, 20n, 29n, 43n, 83n, 95, 97n,
107n, 111n, 129n, 144n, 150-51,
154n, 185n, 195n, 214n, 232n, 292n,


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