U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition)

Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2021 Edition.

Committee of Detail

Committee charged with creating a Constitution based on the resolutions agreed by the Convention.

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Committee Document Library View

The list of documents under consideration by committee: Committee of Detail at the end of its timeline.

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U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition), Date: 25 Jul 1787, 11:00

Resolutions of the Committee of the Whole House (Amended)


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U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition), Date: 25 Jul 1787, 11:00

Document I: Proceedings of the Convention, June 19 — July 23

People: James Wilson


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U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition), Date: 25 Jul 1787, 11:00

Pinckney's Plan


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U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition), Date: 25 Jul 1787, 11:00

New Jersey Plan


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U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition), Date: 25 Jul 1787, 11:00

Document IV: Randolph's Constitutional Framework

People: Edmund Randolph


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U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition), Date: 27 Jul 1787, 11:00

Document II: Further Resolutions of the Committee of Detail


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U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition), Date: 27 Jul 1787, 11:00

Document V: Wilson's Constitutional Framework

People: James Wilson


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U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition), Date: 30 Jul 1787, 11:00

Document VI: Committee of Detail's Rough Draft

People: Oliver Ellsworth James Wilson Edmund Randolph Nathaniel Gorham John Rutledge


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U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition), Date: 30 Jul 1787, 11:00

Document VII: Excerpts from the New Jersey and Pinckney Plans

People: Oliver Ellsworth James Wilson Edmund Randolph Nathaniel Gorham John Rutledge


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U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition), Date: 03 Aug 1787, 11:00

Document IX: Committee's of Detail's Final Draft

People: Oliver Ellsworth James Wilson Edmund Randolph Nathaniel Gorham John Rutledge


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U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition), Date: 21 Aug 1787, 10:00

Additional Powers Proposed for the Legislature of the United States


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U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition), Date: 21 Aug 1787, 10:00

Further Additional Powers Proposed for the Legislature of the United States