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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.


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will lead to extinction of, 58; lost under
Articles of Confederation, 138, 225,
351; not enough in America to allow Ar-
ticles of Confederation to work, 154;
need for, 165, 239, 242, 326, 371-72;
Americans are working hard and econ-
omy will improve, 184; hope America
retains, 208n; Constitution safe as long
as people retain, 210; Constitution will
help promote, 214, 256, 262; praise of
Convention delegates who drafted and
ratified Constitution, 223; fostered by
industry is prevalent in U.S., 240; U.S.
as haven for, 251; republic of Switzer-
land is celebrated for, 254; Americans
will retain for a while, 272; abandoned
by R.I. majority, 371n. See also Corrup-
tion; Happiness; Human nature; Luxu-
ries; Patriotism; Self-interest
WADDELL, JAMES (Va.), 30, 31n
WADSWORTH, JEREMIAH (Conn.; CC:Vol. 1,
177n)
- letters to: quoted, 212n; cited, 212n
WAR: Constitution protects against among
states by maintaining Union, 138; un-
likely under Constitution because of ad-
ditional military power of U.S., 160-61;
in Europe, 255, 334, 369, 379-80; Con-
stitution will prevent, 262; Congress
should have two-thirds vote to declare,
302, 347; Indians should wage in North-
west Territory, 334. See also Army;
Army, standing; Military; Militia; Navy;
President, U.S.; Treaties
WARRANTS, GENERAL: proposed amend-
ments prohibit, 202, 299, 316. See also
Searches and seizures
WARREN, JAMES (Mass.; CC:Vol. 1, 407n),
21
- letter to, 206-7n
WARREN, JOSEPH (Mass.), 320, 321n
WARREN, MERCY (Mass.; CC:Vol. 4, 273n),
206
- letter from, 20-22
WASHINGTON, GEORGE* (Va.; CC:Vol. 1,
60n, 77n), 147, 148n, 264; Federalists
use, 6; defended against Antifederalist
slanders, 8, 11n; use of his name criti-
cized, 13; encouraged to run for Va.
Convention, 16; as probable first Pres-
ident, 16, 81, 213, 221, 308, 325, 328-
29, 333, 352-57n, 363, 394-95, 399;
fear that his influence will obtain Va. rat-
ification, 54; sent copy of Monroe's
pamphlet, 73-74; unlimited confidence
in presents danger for U.S., 81; sent
copy of The Federalist, 85, 356n-57n;
and Alexandria celebration of Va. rati-
fication, 207, 209n; sent copy of "A Na-
tive of Boston," 328; retires from army,
355
- letters from, 82-83, 183-84, 207-9n,
273-75, 352-53, 354-55, 358-60n;
quoted, 74, 85, 208n, 209n, 251-52,
254n, 324n, 345n, 357n
-letters to, 322-24n, 335-36, 343-45,
353, 355-56; quoted, 69, 73-74, 85,
186-87, 208n, 275n, 323n-24n, 328,
356n-57n, 357n; cited, 274
- praise of, 262, 292, 328-29; as great
and good man, 8; in poetic works, 222;
as American Cincinnatus, 234; as pres-
ident of Constitutional Convention, 251,
320, 321n; as patriot, 335, 354
WATERFORD, N.Y.: celebration of Consti-
tution in, 288, 403, 404n
WAYNE, ANTHONY (Pa.): id., 221n
-letter from, 220-21
WEATHER: storm in Richmond during Va.
Convention, 182; rainy spring and sum-
mer in Va., 184; favorable for Philadel-
phia celebration, 266
WEBB, SAMUEL BLACHLEY (N.Y.; CC:Vol. 3,
363n), 85
WEBSTER, NOAH (Pa.; N.Y.; CC:Vol. 1,
405n): reviews The Federalist, 86, 137;
and N.Y. celebration, 290, 291
- An Examination into the Leading Princi-
ples, 234, 234-35, 235n
WEST INDIES: and British discriminatory
commercial policy toward U.S., 145,
146n; U.S. role in during future Euro-
pean wars, 162; U.S. favorably located
relative to, 230; commerce should in-
crease with Philadelphia, 256
WESTERN LANDS: Americans move to, 12,
17, 25, 29, 175, 226, 228-29, 240, 323,
334-35; Constitution ties settlements of
closer to Union, 24-25, 161; Constitu-
tion protects interest of landholders in,
25; sale of to help pay U.S. debt, 25,
184, 372-73, 391; Constitution will en-
courage emigration to, 29; without Con-
stitution residents in will pay import
taxes to Atlantic states, 29; British still
occupy posts in, 29, 228, 386; and ter-


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