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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 432

COMMENTARIES ON THE CONSTITUTION
- Parliament: Convention Parliament of
1688, 76, 78n
- political leaders of: Oliver Cromwell, 70,
164
- and relations with the U.S.: incites In-
dians against U.S., 12, 29, 228, 334; ad-
miration for Constitution in, 22, 378;
Constitution will get western posts back
from, 29, 191, 228, 386; U.S. citizens
owe debts to citizens of, 66n, 191, 226,
286-88n, 326; commerce with, 144-45,
146n, 163, 185, 226, 308, 324-25n,
396; U.S. Union not in interest of, 168;
unfavorable material on U.S. in news-
papers of, 210n-11n; and American
Revolution, 223, 237-38; unjustly crit-
icizes U.S., 225; animosity of toward
U.S., 228; Constitution will improve,
361; apprehensive about ratification of
Constitution, 378; lost nothing when
America gained independence, 396
See also American Revolution; Canada;
Europe; Political and legal writers and
writings
GREAT MEN AND THE CONSTITUTION: Fed-
eralists use George Washington and
Benjamin Franklin, 6, 13; praise of, 9-
10, 320
GREENE, CHRISTOPHER (N.Y.), 320
GREENE, NATHANAEL (R.I.), 320
GREENLEAF, THOMAS (N.Y.; CC:Vol. 1,
xxxvii-xxxviii): mob attacks press of,
310, 311n-12n. See also Newspapers, in
New York, New York Journal
GRIFFIN, CYRUS (Va.; CC:Vol. 4, 139n), 30,
311n
GUILD, BENJAMIN (Mass.), 327
HABEAS CORPUS, WRIT OF, 118, 128, 129,
298, 302. See also Bill of rights; Civil lib-
erties; Due process of law
HALF-MOON DISTRICT, N.Y.: celebration
in, 403, 404n
HAMILTON, ALEXANDER* (N.Y.; CC:Vol. 1,
141n), 176; and distribution of Feder-
alist literature, 69; receives news of
N.H.'s ratification, 212;. carries N.Y.'s
ratification to Congress, 296; and R.I.
delegates to Congress and location of
federal capital, 350; attacks George Clin-
ton, 401n
-letters from, 355-56;, quoted, 62n, 85,
356n-57n, 357n
-letters to, 352-53; quoted, 85, 357n
- The Federalist: as author of, 15, 84, 85,
86, 87, 94, 96, 102, 111, 115, 127, 137,
320, 321n, 322, 357n; sends copy of,
85; texts of, 87-143
- in N.Y. Convention, 287, 293, 296;
speech of quoted, 49, 64n-65n
HAMILTON, JAMES (Pa.), 278
HAMPTON, RICHARD (S.C.): id., 67n; 57
HAMPTON, WADE (S.C.): id., 67n; 57
HANCOCK, JOHN (Mass.; CC:Vol. 1, 410n):
leniency of toward Shaysites, 196, 198n;
as possible first President of U.S., 308,
363, 364n; as possible first Vice Presi-
dent of U.S., 325, 394-95, 399
-as Mass. governor, 187, 229, 231n; re-
elected, 195, 275n, 285
- letters to, 32n; cited, 198n
- speech of to Mass. General Court:
quoted, 198n
HANSON, ALEXANDER CONTEE (Md.;
CC:Vol. 3, 517n), 69
HAPPINESS: Constitution will promote, 18,
82, 160, 162, 164, 165, 177, 182, 184,
195, 207, 208n, 209n, 210, 214, 239,
247, 255, 274-75, 290, 291, 324-25n,
330, 359, 376, 385n, 387, 392, 398,
402, 403n; doctrine of non-resistance is
destructive of, 41; as a natural and es-
sential right, 41, 201, 297, 297-98, 314;
denial that Constitution will provide, 46;
Antifederalists wish to promote, 50; con-
federated republics provide, 76; Consti-
tutional Convention less concerned
with, 79; depends on adoption of Con-
stitution, 82; inherent power of people
to change government, 91; object of
government is, 180, 251; depends on ex-
ertion of individuals, 210; Constitution
should be adopted and amended to pre-
serve, 219; prevalent in U.S., 225, 230;
Constitutional Convention seeks, 233-
34; depends on virtuousness of people
in elections, 245-46; can be accom-
plished in U.S., 251; political joy is one
of strong emotions of human mind, 262;
under Constitution depends on Wash-
ington being first President, 353
HARRISBURG CONVENTION, 157, 158n, 343,
365-66, 394n
HAZARD, EBENEZER (N.Y.; CC:Vol. 1,
384n)
- letters from: quoted, 311 n; cited, 390n
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