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Kaminski, John P.; Saladino, Gaspare J.; Leffler, Richard; Schoenleber, Charles H.; Carlson, Marybeth (ed.) / Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Virginia (1)
8 (1988)

Contents,   pp. vii-xiv


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I. DEBATE OVER CONSTITUTION
The Union Society Considers the Constitution,
Richmond, 21 November 1787-5 January 1788                             170
Samuel McCraw to James Breckinridge, Richmond, 28 November            170
Stephen Hollingsworth to Levi Hollingsworth, Richmond, 29 November    171
David Stuart to George Washington, Richmond, 4 December               171
James Breckinridge to John Breckinridge, Richmond, 14 December        171
Tench Coxe to James Madison, Philadelphia, 28 December                172
Pennsylvania Gazette, 2 January                                       172
Philadelphia Independent Gazetteer, 5 January                         172
Joseph Jones to James Madison, Richmond, 22 November                    173
Brutus, Virginia Journal, 22 November                                   174
Horatio Gates to James Madison, Travellers Rest, 26 November            175
From Miles King, Richmond, 26 November                                  175
Louis-Guillaume Otto to Comte de Montmorin, New York, 26 November       176
Virginia Independent Chronicle, 28 November                             177
§ Editors' Note: The Republication of The Federalist in Virginia,
28 November 1787-9 January 1788                                       180
William Shippen, Jr., to Thomas Lee Shippen, Philadelphia, 29 November  183
The General Assembly Adopts an Act for Paying the
State Convention Delegates, 30 November-27 December                   183
George Washington to David Stuart, Mount Vernon, 30 November            193
Meriwether Smith, Charles M. Thruston, John H. Briggs and
Mann Page, Jr., to Gov. Edmund Randolph, Richmond, 2 December         194
Archibald Stuart to James Madison, Richmond, 2 December                 195
Tobias Lear to John Langdon, Mount Vernon, 3 December                   196
George Washington to John Langdon, Mount Vernon, 3 December             198
§ Editors' Note: The Virginia Reprinting of Benjamin Franklin's
Last Speech in the Constitutional Convention, 5-15 December           198
Virginia Independent Chronicle, 5 December                              200
Americanus I, Virginia Independent Chronicle, 5 December                200
Don Diego de Gardoqui to Conde de Floridablanca, New York, 6 December   204
James Monroe to James Madison, Richmond, 6 December                     207
Richard Terrill to Garret Minor, Washington County, 6 December          208
Petersburg Virginia Gazette, 6 December                                 208
Philanthropos, Virginia Journal, 6 December                             208
Brutus, Virginia Journal, 6 December                                    212
A True Friend, Richmond, 6 December                                     216
Harry Innes to John Brown, Danville, Ky., 7 December                    221
Henry Lee to James Madison, Stratford, Westmoreland County, 7 December  223
George Washington to James Madison, Mount Vernon, 7 December            224
James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, New York, 9 December                 226
Matthew Maury to James Maury, 10 December                               228
Governor Edmund Randolph to Meriwether Smith, Charles M. Thruston,
John H. Briggs, and Mann Page, Jr., Richmond, 10 December             229
Landholder VI, Connecticut Courant, 10 December                         229
George Lee Turberville to James Madison, Richmond, 11 December          231
James Mercer to John Francis Mercer, Richmond, 12 December              235
Nov. Anglus, Norfolk and Portsmouth Journal, 12 December                235
§ Editors' Note: George Washington to Charles Carter,
Mount Vernon, 14 December                                             237
James Madison to Archibald Stuart, New York, 14 December                237
James Madison to George Washington, New York, 14 December               239
Antoine de la Forest to Comte de Montmorin, New York, 15 December       239
Thomas Jefferson to William Carmichael, Paris, 15 December              241
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