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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.


Page 419

INDEX
der Articles of Confederation; Economic
conditions under the Confederation; Po-
litical conditions under the Confedera-
tion
ARTISANS: expect to benefit under Consti-
tution, 19; support Constitution, 166,
332. See also Mechanics; Tradesmen
ASSEMBLY, RIGHT OF: proposed amend-
ments concerning, 43, 202, 299, 316.
See also Bill of rights
ATHERTON, JOSHUA (N.H.): id., 64n; and
N.Y. Federal Republican Committee,
34-35; in N.H. Convention, 186
-letters from, 45-47, 51-53; quoted, 35
- letter to: mentioned, 51
- speech of in N.H. Convention: quoted,
64n
ATLEE, WILLIAM AUGUSTUS (Pa.), 268n
ATTAINDER, BILLS OF, 89; praise of Con-
stitution's provision concerning, 128,
162. See also Bill of rights; Due process
of law
ATTORNEYs: See Counsel, right to; Lawyers
AVARICE, 75
BAIL, EXCESSIVE: proposed amendments
concerning, 43, 202, 298, 316. See also
Bill of rights; Due process of law
BALANCED GOVERNMENT: See Mixed gov-
ernment
BALDWIN, SIMEON (Conn.; Vol. 4, 351n-
52n)
- oration of, 235-42
BALTIMORE, 184; celebrations of ratifica-
tion in, 165, 167n, 221, 385n; as pos-
sible site for federal capital, 322, 323,
332-33, 365
BANCKER, ABRAHAM B. (N.Y.), 301, 305
BANKRUPTCY, 303. See also Debts, private
BARLOW, JOEL (Conn.): id., 184n; 15, 15n,
183
BARRETT, NATHANIEL (Mass.): id., 336n-
37n
- letter from, 336-37n
BEACH, ABRAHAM (Conn.)
- letter to: quoted, 269n
BEELEN-BERTHOLFF, BARON (The Nether-
lands): id., 148n
- letters from, 147-48, 307-8; quoted,
148n
BELKNAP, JEREMY (Mass.; CC:Vol. 2, 529n)
- letter to: quoted, 311n
BEND, JOSEPH GROVE JOHN (Pa.)
- letter from: quoted, 269n
419
BIBLICAL REFERENCES: Adam and Eve, 222;
Ark [of the Covenant], 342; bricks with-
out straw, 8; Exodus, 8; hewers of wood
and drawers of water, 8; Jericho, 368;
Joshua, 8; 1 Kings, 184; Luke, 377; Mal-
achi, 342n; Micah, 150, 151n, 184; Mos-
aic Law, 260; Psalms, 398; Red Sea part-
ing, 269n; Samson, 9; Simeon, 377; Ten
Commandments, 269n. See also God
BICAMERALISM: praise of Constitution's
provision for, 181; praised, 214n; lower
house should guard people's liberties,
329; upper house should represent nat-
ural aristocracy, 329. See also Unicamer-
alism
BIDDLE, CHARLES (Pa.)
- autobiography of: quoted, 243
BILL OF RIGHTS: Federalists attack (satire),
6; need for, 15n, 23, 41, 47, 75, 81, 272,
288n, 325; and Va. Convention, 39, 41-
44, 199, 200, 200-203; S.C. Convention
rejects motion to consider, 71n; no need
for, 127-32, 179; many states do not
have, 128; N.Y. does not have, 130;
Constitution is one itself, 131; omission
of, 138; danger in not listing every right,
180; and N.Y. Convention, 206, 295,
297-301; and N.C. Convention, 312-
20; Congress cannot repeal those of
states, 347; requested by some states,
350n. See also Amendments to Consti-
tution; Civil liberties; Convention, sec-
ond constitutional; Due process of law
BINGHAM, WILLIAM (Pa.; CC:Vol. 1, 134n),
176, 214n
- letters from: quoted, 69, 176
-letter to, 69
BLAcKETr, STEPHEN (Barbados): id., 256n
-letter to, 255-56
BLACKSTONE, SIR WILLIAM (England;
CC:Vol. 1, 54n), 129, 134-35
BLAND, THEODORICK (Va.; CC:Vol. 2,
398n)
- letter from: quoted, 206n
BLEDSOE, AARON (Va.; CC:Vol. 4, 254n),
85
BLOODWORTH, TIMOTHY (N.C.), 35; id.,
66n
-letters from, 53-55, 58-59
- letter from: quoted, 35
BOOKS: See Broadsides, pamphlets, and
books


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