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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 458

COMMENTARIES ON THE CONSTITUTION
ritorial disputes between states, 99,
102n; will increase in value under Con-
stitution, 149; will become new states
under Constitution, 164; ceded to Con-
gress, 230; and location of federal cap-
ital, 323; danger of Indians in, 334-35;
should be accommodated by Atlantic
states whenever possible, 344; proposed
amendment limiting treaties ceding
lands, 348. See also Mississippi River;
Northwest Territory
WHEAT, 287
WHEELER, BENNETT (R.I.), 231
WHITEHILL, ROBERT (Pa.): id., 158n
- letter to, 153-58n
WIDOWS AND ORPHANS: support for, 264
WILKINSON, JAMES (Pa.; CC:Vol. 2, 380n):
id., 149n; 148
WILLIAMSON, HUGH* (N.C.; CC:Vol. 4,
201n): in Confederation Congress, 31,
60-61; in Constitutional Convention,
149n; thinks N.C. will ratify, 374
-letters from, 148-49; cited, 60-61
WILMINGTON, DEL., 322, 365
WILSON, JAMES* (Pa.; CC:Vol. 1, 337n): in
Constitutional Convention, 149, 149n
- oration of, 242-46
- speech of (6 Oct.), 278
- speech of in Pa. Convention, 161, 165n
WITNESSES, CONFRONTATION OF: proposed
amendments protecting, 42, 201, 299,
315
WOMEN: property rights of married
women, 117; Mercy Warren and Ann
Gerry referred to as anti-federal ladies,
206; oppose dependence, 223; Consti-
tution described as wife and people as
husband, 258-59; celebrate ratification,
288-90; "Female Federalism," 403
WOODSTOCK, CONN., 288-90
WOODWORTH, MR., 66n
WRONGHEADS, 148
WYOMING VALLEY, PA.: violence in, 102n,
225, 230n
WYTHE, GEORGE (Va.; CC:Vol. 1, 453n),
199, 200
YATES, ABRAHAM, JR. (N.Y.; CC:Vol. 4,
452n): id., 68n; 60-61, 405n
YATES, ROBERT (N.Y.; CC:Vol. 3, 366n):
opposes Constitution, 21; and amend-
ments to Constitution, 34; in N.Y. Con-
vention, 49, 50, 65n; charge of to grand
jury at Albany, 405
- letters from, 49-50; cited, 49
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