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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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INDEX
99, 214-17, 232-37, 292-98, 308,
309-14, 314-20, 335-39, 354-59, 366,
366n, 369-73, 376-79, 383-84, 385,
387n, 387-94, 396-402, 411-15, 421-
25, 447-52, 466-71, 478-81, 481-85,
555; "Q," 485n, 487n; Quid, 238; A
Real Patriot, 118-19; Reflection,
218n; A Retailer of Scraps, 366n;
Rough Hewer (Abraham Yates, Jr.),
452n; Rough Hewer, Jr. (Abraham
Yates, Jr.), 452n; Sidney (Abraham
Yates, Jr.), 452n; Spectator, 66n; The
State Soldier (George Nicholas?),
129n; Sydney (Abraham Yates, Jr.),
452n; Sylvius (Hugh Williamson),
201n; Tamony, 392, 394n; Thomas
Noodle, 133n; A Tiffany, 560n;
Timmy the Rover, 259, 261n; Tom
Peep, 535, 536n, 561n-62n; A True
Federalist (Eleazer Oswald), 569-72,
591, 592n; Undeniable Facts, 252n;
Valerius, 116n; "W," 340n; Watch-
man, 561n, 572-73; "X," 485n, 486n,
487, 573n; A Yankee, 175-77; "Z,"'
217n, 477n, 583n. See also Broadsides,
pamphlets, and books; Entries for in-
dividual names
PUBLIC CREDIT: Constitution will im-
prove, 178, 300-1, 321; effect upon if
Constitution is rejected, 211, 211-12,
277-78, 285; under Confederation,
242, 406
PUBLIC DEBT: See Debt, U.S.
PUBLIC MEETINGS: in Pa., 462, 488,
493n; false Federalist reports about,
488, 491n
PUBLIC OPINION ON CoNsTtrrION, 196,
233, 285, 400, 471; opposition to in
America, 59-60, 286, 488; support for
in Va., 144; support for in N.Y., 151,
409; support for in Mass., 225, 300n,
585; opposition to in Mass., 239, 522,
526-27; opposition to in N.C., 239;
opposition to in Pa., 239; opposition
to in Va., 239; opposition to in Md.,
239, 527; support for in America, 306,
478; opposition to in N.Y., 409; at first
favored Constitution but now chang-
ing, 461n, 478; support for in S.C.,
511; opposition to in Great Britain,
519; support for in Great Britain, 519,
519-20, 523
"PUBLICOLA" (Archibald Maclaine), 435-
41, 493-98
"PUBLtIUs": SeeThe Federalist
PUNISHMENTS, CRUEL AND UNUSUAL, 59,
68, 381-82
PUTNAM, RuFus (Conn.), 71
QUAKERS, 409-11, 489, 492n; assertion
that they are Federalists, 250-51,
252n; in R.I., 402-3, 403, 403n-4n;
and slave-trade clause, 403n-4n; deni-
al that they are Federalists, 532n, 532
RALSTON, JOHN (Pa.): id., 485n; de-
fended, 486n
-alleged letters to, 485-93, 573-74;
quoted, 180n, 183n; cited, 577; at-
tacked, 486n, 487n
RAMSAY, DAVID (S.C.; CC:Vol. 2, 84n)
-letters from: quoted, 21n, 27n, 183n
-"Civis," 21-27
RANDOLPH, EDMUND (Va.; CC:Vol. 1,
196n-97n), 50, 178, 239, 241n, 287,
307; as non-signer of Constitution, 50,
208n; differs with other Antifederal-
ists, 115, 332; assailed in Va. newspa-
pers, 116-17; in Constitutional Con-
vention, 345, 349n; has become a
Federalist, 421, 553; and distribution
of The Federalist, 466n, 468n; and elec-
tion to Va. Convention, 534n
-letter from: quoted, 67n
-letters to, 303-4; quoted, 61n, 65n,
67n, 181n, 183n, 466n; cited, 380,
387n
-letter to Va. House of Delegates (10
Oct. 1787): quoted, 248n; cited, 115,
126, 152, 247-48, 532
RATIFICATION, PROCEDURE FOR, 365; de-
sire to amend Constitution before rat-
ification, 52-56, 61n-62n, 65n-66n,
96, 102, 116; amendments should be
proposed after nine states have rati-
fied, 65n; debate in Constitutional
Convention over, 89-90, 93n-94n,
267, 272n, 453-54, 458, 461n, 529; as
a violation of Articles of Confedera-
tion, 89-92, 117, 282; defense of Con-
stitution's provisions for, 93n; argu-
ment that Constitution should not be
ratified precipitately, 158-59, 161n,
284-85, 285, 459, 460, 461n, 488,
552, 578; R.I. referendum, 182n, 402-
3, 403n, 405n, 408, 530, 532-33, 537,
537n; limited-term ratification fa-
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