Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2021 Edition.
Committee consisting of a deputy from each state, charged with finding a suitable method of representation in both houses of the legislature.
To see the full record of a committee, click on the corresponding committee on the map below.
The list of documents under consideration by committee: First Committee on Representation at the end of its timeline.
U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition), Date: 03 Jul 1787, 11:00
[Editor's note: The Journal entry from 5 July 1787 states that 'The honorable Mr Gerry reported from the Committee, to whom were referred the eighth resolution and part of the seventh resolution as had not already been decided on by the House, that the...