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1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Letter to Congress
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout.
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1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Draft Letter to Congress
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs.
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1787-08-31 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Article XXIII: Section 1 (Enaction by Congress)
It was moved and seconded to agree to the 23rd article as far as the words “assigned by Congress” inclusive
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1895-05-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. THORESON. I accept of that amendment. I believe Congress will do it, but I think that even if Congress did not the members of this Convention would, even if they had to go down in their own individual pockets_at least the journal and the Constitution should be published.
Mr. THORESON. I accept of that amendment. I believe Congress will do it, but I think that even if Congress did not the members of this Convention would, even if they had to go down in their own individual pockets_at least the journal and the...
ADOPT_PROPOSAL
1895-05-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. THORESON. I accept of that amendment. I believe Congress will do it, but I think that even if Congress did not the members of this Convention would, even if they had to go down in their own individual pockets_at least the journal and the Constitution should be published.
Mr. THORESON. I accept of that amendment. I believe Congress will do it, but I think that even if Congress did not the members of this Convention would, even if they had to go down in their own individual pockets_at least the journal and the...
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1895-05-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Resolution on Memorial to Congress
Mr. Thurman offered the following resolution, and moved its adoption: Resolved, that the committee on compilation and arrangements ascertain and report to this Convention, as soon as possible, the full amount necessary in addition to the sum already...
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1895-05-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Resolution on Memorial to Congress
Mr. Thurman offered the following resolution, and moved its adoption: Resolved, that the committee on compilation and arrangements ascertain and report to this Convention, as soon as possible, the full amount necessary in addition to the sum already...
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1879-03-03 13:00:00 in the United States Senate: Final Adjournment
The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The time fixed for the final adjournment of Congress having arrived, the Chair declares the Forty-fifth Congress adjourned without day.
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1787-07-16 11:00:00 in the The Convention: Sixth Resolution - First Clause (Assume Powers of Confederation Congress)
It was moved and seconded to agree to the first clause of the sixth resolution reported from the Committee of the whole House namely “That the national Legislature ought to possess the legislative rights vested in Congress by the confederation”
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1787-09-14 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Amendment Prohibiting Congress from Altering Location of Senatorial Elections
Art. 1. sect. 4. “except as to the places of choosing Senators” added nem: con: to the end of the first clause, in order to exempt the seats of Govt in the States from the power of Congress
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1787-09-17 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Redraft of Letter to Congress
Editors' note: Farrand includes a final version of the letter George Washington sent to Congress. The contents of the letter were agreed on 12 September, but the letter itself states that it was written in the Convention on 17 September and then...
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1887-01-12 12:00:00 in the House of Representatives: Motion for Prior Act to Be Read
[Mr. CASWELL] I call attention of gentlemen to the act of Congress passed in 1862, which I send up to the Clerk's desk to be read, wherein Congress exercised its right to nullify a Territorial act.
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1789-05-06 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives: New York's Address to the Congress
'Mr. Lawrance [Laurance], one of the Representatives from New York, presented to the House an application, in the name and behalf of the Legislature of that State, addressed to the Congress of the United States; which was read.'
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1789-05-06 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives: New York's Address to the Congress
'Mr. Lawrance [Laurance], one of the Representatives from New York, presented to the House an application, in the name and behalf of the Legislature of that State, addressed to the Congress of the United States; which was read.'
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1877-12-03 00:00:00 in the United States Senate: Commencement
The first Monday of December being the day prescribed by the Constitution of the United States for the annual meeting of Congress, the second session of the Forty-fifth Congress commenced on this day. The Senators assembled in the Senate Chamber at...
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1885-12-07 00:00:00 in the United States Senate: Commencement
The first Monday of December being the day prescribed by the Constitution of the United States for the annual meeting of Congress, the first session of the Forty-ninth Congress commenced this day. The Senators assembled in the Senate Chamber in the...
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1789-08-25 11:00:00 in the The Senate : 'On motion to postpone the consideration of the articles to the next session of Congress: It passed in the negative.'
'On motion to postpone the consideration of the articles to the next session of Congress: It passed in the negative.'
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1787-09-17 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Resolutions of Transmittal to Congress
Editors' note: These two resolutions, sent to Congress by the Convention, were taken from the Report on Ratification and Enactment of the Constitution (Articles XXII and XXIII of the amended Report of the Committee of Detail), which had been...
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1895-05-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Resolution on Memorial to Congress: Amendment
Mr. GOODWIN. Mr. President, I move to transfer that to the committee on finance.
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1895-05-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Resolution on Memorial to Congress: Amendment
Mr. GOODWIN. Mr. President, I move to transfer that to the committee on finance.
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1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Letter to Congress
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs. Editors' note: In order to model this process, the editors have created a new version of the letter, onto which...
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1787-09-13 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Report on Ratification and Enactment of Constitution
The honorable Mr Johnson from the Committee of revision reported the following as a substitute for the 22nd and 23rd articles Resolved that the preceeding Constitution be laid before the United States in Congress assembled, and that it is the opinion...
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1895-05-06 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. RICHARDS. I hope the gentleman will not insist upon that motion. Some of these offices are provided for by the Organic Act and act of Congress.
Mr. RICHARDS. I hope the gentleman will not insist upon that motion. Some of these offices are provided for by the Organic Act and act of Congress.
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1895-05-06 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. RICHARDS. I hope the gentleman will not insist upon that motion. Some of these offices are provided for by the Organic Act and act of Congress.
Mr. RICHARDS. I hope the gentleman will not insist upon that motion. Some of these offices are provided for by the Organic Act and act of Congress.
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1787-09-11 11:00:00 in the Committee of Style: Letter to Congress
From the Journal record of the Convention session of 12th September: "The draught of a letter to Congress [was] at the same time reported." Farrand notes that the letter as it was preserved by George Washington was in the handwriting of Gouverneur...
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1789-08-25 11:00:00 in the The Senate : 'On motion to postpone the consideration of the articles to the next session of Congress: It passed in the negative.'
'On motion to postpone the consideration of the articles to the next session of Congress: It passed in the negative.'
REPORT_PROPOSAL
1787-09-11 10:00:00 in the Committee of Style and Arrangement: On 12 September, the Committee also delivered to the Convention a draft of a letter recommending the new Constitution to Congress.
On 12 September, the Committee also delivered to the Convention a draft of a letter recommending the new Constitution to Congress.
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1895-03-14 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Proposition Relative to Apportioning Representatives to Congress and Census [File No. 41]
Mr. Crane introduced a proposition relative to apportioning representatives to Congress and census (file No. 41), which was read a first and second time by its title and referred to committee on apportionment and boundaries.
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1789-09-08 11:00:00 in the The Senate : Additional Proposed Amendment
'On motion to add the following clause to the articles of amendment to the constitution of the United States, proposed by the House of Representatives, to wit: "That the exclusive, power of legislation given to Congress over the Federal town and its...
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1895-03-14 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Proposition Relative to Apportioning Representatives to Congress and Census [File No. 41]
Mr. Crane introduced a proposition relative to apportioning representatives to Congress and census (file No. 41), which was read a first and second time by its title and referred to committee on apportionment and boundaries.
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1789-09-08 11:00:00 in the The Senate : Additional Proposed Amendment
'On motion to add the following clause to the articles of amendment to the constitution of the United States, proposed by the House of Representatives, to wit: "That the exclusive, power of legislation given to Congress over the Federal town and its...
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1787-08-24 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. Randolph wished for a reconsideration in order to better the expression, and to provide for the case of the State debts as is done by Congress.
Mr. Randolph wished for a reconsideration in order to better the expression, and to provide for the case of the State debts as is done by Congress.
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1895-04-08 16:15:00 in the Committee of the Whole: Article No. 8.2: First Ordinance: Amendment
Mr. KIMBALL (Salt Lake). Mr. Chairman, I have no objections to the first section, if we put "Congress of the United States" in that part. I think that is altogether too broad, and it is not meant in that sense. I move an amendment that we place...
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1895-04-08 16:15:00 in the Committee of the Whole: Article No. 8.2: First Ordinance: Amendment
Mr. KIMBALL (Salt Lake). Mr. Chairman, I have no objections to the first section, if we put "Congress of the United States" in that part. I think that is altogether too broad, and it is not meant in that sense. I move an amendment that we place...
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1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Letter to Congress: Second Paragraph
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs. Editors' note: In order to model this process, the editors have created a new version of the letter, onto which...
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1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Letter to Congress: First Paragraph
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs. Editors' note: In order to model this process, the editors have created a new version of the letter, onto which...
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1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Letter to Congress: Third Paragraph
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs. Editors' note: In order to model this process, the editors have created a new version of the letter, onto which...
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1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Letter to Congress: Fourth Paragraph
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs. Editors' note: In order to model this process, the editors have created a new version of the letter, onto which...
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1882-08-08 00:00:00 in the Senate Committee on Woman Suffrage
The last day of the first session of the Forty-seventh Congress
08 Aug 1882, 00:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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1789-03-04 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
First day of the Bill of Rights proceedings; congressmen join the chamber
04 Mar 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-03-04 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
First day of the Bill of Rights proceedings; congressmen join the chamber
04 Mar 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1895-03-15 10:00:00 in the Committee on Apportionment and Boundaries
15 Mar 1895, 10:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
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1789-06-16 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
16 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-06-17 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
17 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1885-12-07 12:00:00 in the House of Representatives
The first day of the first session of the Forty-ninth Congress
07 Dec 1885, 12:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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1895-03-15 10:00:00 in the Committee on Apportionment and Boundaries
15 Mar 1895, 10:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
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1886-12-06 12:00:00 in the House of Representatives
The first day of the second session of the Forty-ninth Congress
06 Dec 1886, 12:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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1789-06-16 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
16 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1789-06-17 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
17 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1878-12-02 00:00:00 in the United States Senate
The first day of the third session of the Forty-Fifth Congress
02 Dec 1878, 00:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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1789-04-08 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee and elect a chairman
08 Apr 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1919-05-19 12:00:00 in the House of Representatives
The first day of the first session of the Sixty-Sixth Congress
19 May 1919, 12:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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1789-04-08 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee and elect a chairman
08 Apr 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1789-08-22 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Committee of Three is created
22 Aug 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-05-04 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The consideration of amendments is scheduled for 25 May
04 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-08-22 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Committee of Three is created
22 Aug 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1885-12-07 00:00:00 in the United States Senate
First Day of the First Session of the Forty-Ninth Congress
07 Dec 1885, 00:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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1789-06-09 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
09 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-05-04 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The consideration of amendments is scheduled for 25 May
04 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1789-06-09 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
09 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1787-09-11 10:00:00 in the Committee of Style and Arrangement
Report of the Committee of Style and Arrangement and Letter to Congress referred to Convention.
11 Sep 1787, 10:00
In: U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)
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1919-05-19 12:00:00 in the United States Senate
First Day of an Extraordinary Session of The Congress of the United States
19 May 1919, 12:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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1789-05-06 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
New York presents its address to Congress
06 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-05-06 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
New York presents its address to Congress
06 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1789-04-30 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Congressmen join the chamber
30 Apr 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1884-07-07 00:00:00 in the Senate Committee on Woman Suffrage
The last day of the of first session of the Forty-eighth Congress
07 Jul 1884, 00:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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1886-08-05 00:00:00 in the Senate Committee on Woman Suffrage
The last day of the first session of the Forty-ninth Congress
05 Aug 1886, 00:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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1789-06-15 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Congressmen join the chamber
15 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-08-14 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
The Committee considers the Committee of Eleven report
14 Aug 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-08-14 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
The Committee considers the Committee of Eleven report
14 Aug 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1789-05-01 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
01 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-05-05 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Virginia presents its address to Congress
05 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-05-19 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Trumbull is appointed chairman of the Committee of the Whole
19 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention
Committee of Style and Arrangement reported. Presidential veto and customs duties debated.
12 Sep 1787, 10:00
In: U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)
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1787-09-17 10:00:00 in the The Convention
Engrossed Constitution presented and last amendments made. Signed and sent to Congress. Convention adjourned.
17 Sep 1787, 10:00
In: U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)
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1789-05-05 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Virginia presents its address to Congress
05 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1789-04-30 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Congressmen join the chamber
30 Apr 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1789-05-01 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
01 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1895-04-08 16:15:00 in the Committee of the Whole
08 Apr 1895, 16:15
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
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Madison's notes for 15 September
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Madison's notes for 15 September
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Madison's notes for 12 June
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Madison's notes for 26 June
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Madison's notes for 12 June
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Madison's notes for 26 June
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Madison's notes for 17 July
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Madison's notes for 20 July
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Madison's notes for 17 July
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Madison's notes for 20 July
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Madison's notes for 9 July
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Madison's notes for 9 July
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Madison's notes for 6 September
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Madison's notes for 6 September
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Madison's notes for 28 August
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Madison's notes for 28 August
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Madison's notes for 14 September
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Madison's notes for 14 September
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Madison's notes for 27 June
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Madison's notes for 27 June
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Madison's notes for 17 September
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Madison's notes for 17 September
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Madison's notes for 29 June
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Madison's notes for 29 June
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Madison's notes for 23 June
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Madison's notes for 23 June
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Madison's notes for 12 July
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Madison's notes for 26 July
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Madison's notes for 12 July
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Madison's notes for 26 July
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Madison's notes for 22 June
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Madison's notes for 22 June
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Madison's notes for 28 May
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Madison's notes for 28 May
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Madison's notes for 27 August
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Madison's notes for 27 August
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Madison's notes for 30 June
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Madison's notes for 30 June
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Madison's notes for 29 August
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Madison's notes for 29 August
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Madison's notes for 23 August
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Madison's notes for 23 August
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Madison's notes for 22 August
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Madison's notes for 22 August
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Madison's notes for 31 August
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Madison's notes for 31 August
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Madison's notes for 23 July
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Madison's notes for 23 July
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Madison's notes for 30 August
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Madison's notes for 30 August
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Madison's notes for 29 May
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Madison's notes for 31 May
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Madison's notes for 31 May
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Madison's notes for 30 May
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Madison's notes for 30 May
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Debates and Proceedings for 2 September 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 25 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 8 June 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 3 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 25 September 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 2 April 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 18 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 18 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 18 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 4 May 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 4 May 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 16 June 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 13 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 13 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 17 June 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 21 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 9 June 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 15 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 15 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 5 May 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 24 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 24 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 24 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 21 July 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 21 July 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 21 July 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 14 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 14 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 19 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 19 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 10 September 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 20 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 20 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 17 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 17 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 21 September 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 24 September 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 6 May 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 19 May 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 7 April 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 7 April 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 22 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 22 August 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 22 July 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 31 July 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 8 April 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 6 April 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 14 April 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 16 April 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 9 April 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 30 April 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 1 May 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Debates and Proceedings for 1 May 1789
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, Volume 1, at University of North Texas
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Back Cover
Journal of the Senate, First Congress, back cover
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Library of Congress "Creating the Constitution" Online exhibition
Includes 5 drafts of the Constitution listed under the "Committee of Detail" section on the exhibition website. These are listed as: 1. Draft United States Constitution: Report of the Committee of Detail, ca. August 6, 1787. Printed document with...
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Front Cover
Journal of the Senate, First Congress, front cover
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Link to Ben Franklin papers, Library of Congress
Original copy of letter written by Ben Franklin to Richard Price, 18 May, 1787 owned by Mr. Walter Ashburner of London.
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Annals of Congress
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, vol. 1
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Library of Congress copy of Madison's Notes Manuscript
This collection holds links to the Library of Congress scan of its microfilm photographs of Madison's personal record recording the work of the Constitutional Convention.
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Senate Journal Scans
Scans of the handwritten Senate Journal for the First Session of the First Congress
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Gazette of the United States
The Gazette of the United States was a Federalist newspaper in the years of the First Congress. Begun by John Fenno, who served as its editor, the Gazette was published twice weekly, beginning on April 15, 1789. Alexander Hamilton contributed to the...
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Sherman's Proposed Report from the First Committee on Representation
Roger Sherman's proposal in the First Committee on Representation, which demonstrates how Madison's proposed amendments could be amended and included as a supplement to the Constitution.
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Lambert Cadwalader
(1743 – 13 September 1823) Revolutionary war soldier, merchant, and delegate to the Continental Congress and the U.S. Congress. In 1765, responding to the Stamp Act, Cadwalader signed a merchants’ agreement to boycott English goods. He was a...
In: New Jersey Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; New Jersey Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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Andrew Moore
(1752 – 24 May 1821) Lawyer, U.S. Representative, and Senator. Moore served as a lieutenant during the Revolutionary War and was afterwards elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He was also a delegate to the state convention on the...
In: Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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Fernando Wood
(14 June, 1812 -- 14 February, 1881) Wood was an American businessman and politician. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Wood moved to New York City in his childhood. Wood was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh Congress, failed reelection, and after...
In: New York Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; New York Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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John Henry
(November 1750 – 16 December 1798) Lawyer, delegate to the Continental Congress, Governor of Maryland, and member of the U.S. Senate. Henry served as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, the Maryland State Senate, and the Continental...
In: Maryland Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Maryland Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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Henry Wynkoop
(2 March 1737 – 25 March 1816) Member of the Continental Congress and U.S. Representative. Wynkoop served as a member of the Continental Congress and as a justice for the court of common pleas and the orphan's court. He was then elected to the...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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John Rutledge
(17 September 1739 – 23 July 1800) Lawyer, planter, slave owner, and legislator. Having been a principal figure in the Stamp Act Congress and the Continental Congress, he was elected President and then Governor of South Carolina throughout the...
In: South Carolina Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; South Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); South Carolina Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; South Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; South Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2020 Edition); South Carolina Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition)
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James Schureman
(February 12, 1756 – January 22, 1824) Merchant, soldier, member of the Continental Congress as well as the U.S.House of Representatives and Senate. After completing his studies, Schureman founded a volunteer militia and served as its captain...
In: New Jersey Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; New Jersey Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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Joshua Seney
(4 March 1756 – 20 October 1798) Farmer, lawyer, member of the Continental Congress, and the U.S. House of Representatives. After serving as the sheriff of Queen Anne's County, Maryland, Seney served on the Maryland House of Delegates and the...
In: Maryland Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Maryland Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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Abiel Foster
(8 August 1735 – 6 February 1806) Clergyman, delegate to the Continental Congress, and member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Foster represented New Hampshire in the Continental Congress and in the House of Representatives in the First U.S....
In: New Hampshire Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); New Hampshire Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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George Partridge
(8 February 1740 – 7 July 1828) Teacher, delegate to the Continental Congress, and Representative in the U.S. House. Partidge served as a delegate to the Massachusetts Provincial Congress and then to the Massachusetts House of Representatives and...
In: Massachusetts Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Massachusetts Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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Richard Henry Lee
(20 January 1733 – 19 June 1794) Revolutionary, member of the Continental Congress, and U.S. senator. Member of the Lee family, a historically influential family in Virginia politics. Richard Henry Lee is best known for the Lee Resolution, the...
In: Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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Justin S. Morrill
(14 April, 1810 -- 28 December, 1898) Morrill was an American businessman and politician. Born in Orange County, Vt., Morrill engaged in business and agriculture until he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-fourth Congress and as a Republican to the...
In: Vermont Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Vermont Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]; Vermont Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Vermont Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Vermont Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Vermont Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment; Vermont Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866
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John R. Eden
(1 February, 1826 -- 9 June, 1909) Eden was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Bath County, Ky., Eden was admitted to the bar in 1853 and began practice in Sullivan, Illinois. Eden was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-Eighth Congress...
In: Illinois Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]; Illinois Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment; Illinois Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Illinois Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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William Samuel Johnson
(7 October 1727 – 14 November 1819) Lawyer, Colonel in the Connecticut militia, slave owner, state legislator and judge. He rejected his election to the First Continental Congress and sought a compromise between Britain and colonists prior to...
In: Connecticut Delegation at Continental Congress; Connecticut Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2020 Edition); Connecticut Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; Connecticut Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Connecticut Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); Connecticut Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Connecticut Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)
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Thomas Tudor Tucker
(25 June 1745 – 2 May 1828) Longest-serving Treasurer of the U.S. Physician, member both in the Continental Congress and the U.S. House. Bermuda-born and settled in South Carolina, Tucker served in the South Carolina House of Representatives, the...
In: South Carolina Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); South Carolina Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg
(1 January 1750 – 4 June 1801) First Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, member of the Continental Congress, and Lutheran pastor by profession. Muhlenberg was a member of the Continental Congress and the Pennsylvania House of...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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John Hathorn
(January 9, 1749 – February 19, 1825) Continental Army officer, surveyor, and U.S. Representative. Hathorn served on the New York State Assembly, where he eventually gained the title of Speaker, and the New York State Senate. Although elected to...
In: New York Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; New York Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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Benjamin Huntington
(19 April 1736 – 16 October 1800) Lawyer and jurist, Huntingdon served as a delegate to the Second Continental Congress and as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives during the First United States Congress. ['Benjamin Huntington', Wikipedia]
In: Connecticut Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Connecticut Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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William Branch Giles
(12 August 1762 – 4 December 1830), U.S. Senator, Governor of Virginia, and political writer. Four years after studying law under George Wythe, Giles was elected to Congress where he served alongside James Madison in the House of Representatives....
In: Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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John Langdon
(26 June 1741 – 18 September 1819) Merchant and legislator. The owner of several merchant vessels, he helped to build warships during the Revolutionary War and was a delegate to the Continental Congress. He was speaker of the New Hampshire House of...
In: New Hampshire Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; New Hampshire Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); New Hampshire Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; New Hampshire Delegation at Continental Congress; New Hampshire Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2020 Edition); New Hampshire Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); New Hampshire Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]
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Samuel Provoost
(1742-1815) A former chaplain of the Continental Congress, Provoost was elected by the Senate as one of the chaplains of the First Congress in 1789. ['Provoost, Samuel', American National Biography]
In: Offices of Congress at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); Offices of Congress at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Nicholas Gilman
(3 August 1755 – 2 May 1814) Officer in the Continental Army and merchant. A Captain during the Revolutionary War, Gilman held many administrative duties and rose to the position of assistant adjutant general for the army. He was appointed as a...
In: New Hampshire Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; New Hampshire Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); New Hampshire Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; New Hampshire Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); New Hampshire Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; New Hampshire Delegation at Continental Congress; New Hampshire Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2020 Edition); New Hampshire Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); New Hampshire Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]
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Daniel W. Voorhees
(26 September, 1827 -- 10 April, 1897) Voorhees was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Liberty Township, Butler County, Ohio, Voorhees moved with his parents to Indiana. Voorhees was admitted to the bar in 1851 and commenced practice in...
In: Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment [Version 1 - DISABLE]; Indiana Delegation at The Road to Civil War; Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Indiana Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]; Indiana Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866 [DO NOT USE]; Indiana Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment; Indiana Delgation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Indiana Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Egbert Benson
(21 June 1746 – 24 August 1833) Lawyer, delegate to the Continental Congress (but did not attend), and member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Benson was selected by the state legislature to join Hamilton as New York’s delegation to the...
In: New York Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; New York Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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Theodorick Bland
(21 March 1741 – 1 June 1790) Soldier, Representative in the Continental Congress and the U.S. House of Representatives, planter, and physician. After a brief career as a soldier, Bland represented Virginia in the Continental Congress, in the...
In: Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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William Blount
(26 March 1749 – 21 March 1800) Land speculator, planter, slave owner, and state governor. During the Revolutionary War he was a paymaster in the militia and Continental Army. He was a North Carolina delegate to the Confederation Congress and then...
In: North Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); North Carolina Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; North Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2020 Edition); North Carolina Delegation at Continental Congress; North Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; North Carolina Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); North Carolina Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]
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Daniel Huger
(20 February 1742 – 6 July 1799) Planter and Congressman. Huger served as a delegate in the Continental Congress before his election to the House of Representatives, where he served on the First and Second Congresses. [‘Daniel Huger ‘, Wikipedia]
In: South Carolina Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); South Carolina Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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William R. Morrison
(24 September, 1824 -- 29 September, 1909) Morrison was an American lawyer, politician, and colonel. Born in Monroe County, Ill., Morrison was a soldier in the Mexican-American war. After returning to Illinois in 1851, Morrison studied law and was...
In: Illinois Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]; Illinois Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment; Illinois Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Illinois Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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John Brown
(12 September 1757 – 28 August 1837) Lawyer and Congressman for Virginia. While Kentucky was still a district of Virginia, Brown represented Kentucky in the Virginia Senate. He went on to serve on the Continental Congress and the First Congress of...
In: Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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Peter Silvester
(1734 – 15 October 1808) Member of the U.S. Senate, lawyer, and mentor to Martin Van Buren. During the American Revolutionary War, he held a variety of political positions in New York, such as member of the First and Second Provincial Congresses....
In: New York Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; New York Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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William Grayson
(1736–12 March 1790) Soldier, lawyer, and U.S. Senator. After taking up law, Grayson served in the Virginia Convention in 1775 and then as a colonel of infantry in the army. He proceeded to Congress in 1784, where he was acting president. He...
In: Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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Jonathan Elmer
(29 November 1745–03 September 1817) Physician, jurist, delegate to the Continental Congress, and U.S. Senator. While practicing as a doctor, Elmer educated himself in jurisprudence and was appointed sheriff of Cumberland County, New Jersey. He...
In: New Jersey Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; New Jersey Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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John Vining
(23 December 1758 – February 1802) Lawyer, continental Congressman, U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator. Vining, after studying law under George Read, was elected to the Continental Congress three times and to the Delaware House of Assembly...
In: Delaware Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Delaware Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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Josiah Parker
(11 May 1751 – 11 March 1810) Member of the U.S. House of Representatives and farmer. During the Revolutionary War, Parker served as a member of the Continental Army, where he reached the rank of colonel of the Virginia Regiment. After resigning...
In: Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)