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REPORT_PROPOSAL
1895-03-18 14:00:00 in the The Convention: The proposition was referred to the Committee on Federal Relations and Compact.
The proposition was referred to the Committee on Federal Relations and Compact.
REPORT_PROPOSAL
1895-03-18 14:00:00 in the The Convention: The proposition was referred to the Committee on Federal Relations and Compact.
The proposition was referred to the Committee on Federal Relations and Compact.
CREATE_FROM
1895-03-27 00:00:00 in the Committee on Printing: Report by Committee on Ordinance & Federal Relation [Article No. 8]
Report by Committee on Ordinance & Federal Relation [Article No. 8] received from the Committee of the Whole.
CREATE_FROM
1895-03-27 00:00:00 in the Committee on Printing: Report by Committee on Ordinance & Federal Relation [Article No. 8]
Report by Committee on Ordinance & Federal Relation [Article No. 8] received from the Committee of the Whole.
CREATE_FROM
1895-03-25 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Report by Committee on Ordinance & Federal Relation [Report No. 8]
The committee on ordinances and federal relations reported as follows: MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on ordinances and federal relations respectfully submit for your consideration their joint report of the accompanying draft of an ordinance on...
CREATE_FROM
1895-03-25 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Report by Committee on Ordinance & Federal Relation [Report No. 8]
The committee on ordinances and federal relations reported as follows: MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee on ordinances and federal relations respectfully submit for your consideration their joint report of the accompanying draft of an ordinance on...
REPORT_PROPOSAL
1895-03-27 00:00:00 in the Committee on Printing: The Committee on Printing refers the Report by Committee on Ordinance & Federal Relation [Article No. 8] to the Convention.
The Committee on Printing refers the Report by Committee on Ordinance & Federal Relation [Article No. 8] to the Convention.
REPORT_PROPOSAL
1895-03-27 00:00:00 in the Committee on Printing: The Committee on Printing refers the Report by Committee on Ordinance & Federal Relation [Article No. 8] to the Convention.
The Committee on Printing refers the Report by Committee on Ordinance & Federal Relation [Article No. 8] to the Convention.
CREATE
1895-03-23 10:00:00 in the Committee on Ordinance: Report on Ordinance [Report No. 8]
The Committee on Ordinance made a joint report and article with the Committee on Federal Relations. (Because the Chairman of the Committee on Ordinance signed the report first, we created the original document in their committee and then referred it...
CREATE
1895-03-23 10:00:00 in the Committee on Ordinance: Report on Ordinance [Report No. 8]
The Committee on Ordinance made a joint report and article with the Committee on Federal Relations. (Because the Chairman of the Committee on Ordinance signed the report first, we created the original document in their committee and then referred it...
PROCEDURE
1895-03-19 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Combining the Reports of the Committee on Federal Relations and Committee on Ordinances
Mr. PAGE. Mr. President, as chairman of the committee on federal relations, I wish to state that the committee on federal relations find that their duties conflict somewhat with those of the committee on ordinances, and in the interest of the saving...
PROCEDURE
1895-03-19 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Combining the Reports of the Committee on Federal Relations and Committee on Ordinances
Mr. PAGE. Mr. President, as chairman of the committee on federal relations, I wish to state that the committee on federal relations find that their duties conflict somewhat with those of the committee on ordinances, and in the interest of the saving...
ADOPT_PROPOSAL
1895-04-08 16:15:00 in the Committee of the Whole: The CHAIRMAN. You have heard Mr. Varian's statement, if there is no objection we will take up the next article on the calendar_ordinance and federal relations.
The CHAIRMAN. You have heard Mr. Varian's statement, if there is no objection we will take up the next article on the calendar_ordinance and federal relations.
ADOPT_PROPOSAL
1895-04-08 16:15:00 in the Committee of the Whole: The CHAIRMAN. You have heard Mr. Varian's statement, if there is no objection we will take up the next article on the calendar_ordinance and federal relations.
The CHAIRMAN. You have heard Mr. Varian's statement, if there is no objection we will take up the next article on the calendar_ordinance and federal relations.
CREATE
1895-03-27 00:00:00 in the Committee on Printing: Report by Committee on Ordinance & Federal Relation [Article No. 8]
Committee of the Whole passed Article No. 8 through the Committee on Printing to the Convention.
CREATE
1895-03-27 00:00:00 in the Committee on Printing: Report by Committee on Ordinance & Federal Relation [Article No. 8]
Committee of the Whole passed Article No. 8 through the Committee on Printing to the Convention.
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1895-03-20 16:00:00 in the Committee of the Whole: Article No. 2.2: Section 3
The secretary then read section 3 as follows: The State of Utah is an inseparable part of the Federal Union, and the Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the land.
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1895-03-20 16:00:00 in the Committee of the Whole: Article No. 2.2: Section 3
The secretary then read section 3 as follows: The State of Utah is an inseparable part of the Federal Union, and the Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the land.
CREATE_FROM
1895-04-08 16:15:00 in the Committee of the Whole: Report by Committee on Ordinance & Federal Relation [Article No. 8.1]
The committee then proceeded to the consideration of the article on ordinance.
CREATE_FROM
1895-04-08 16:15:00 in the Committee of the Whole: Report by Committee on Ordinance & Federal Relation [Article No. 8.1]
The committee then proceeded to the consideration of the article on ordinance.
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-09-15 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Article III: Section 1 (Federal Courts)
Editors' note: The records show that the Convention took Article III: Section 1 into consideration.
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-09-15 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Article IV: Section 4 (Federal Obligations)
Editors' note: The records show that the Convention took Article IV: Section 4 into consideration.
CREATE
1895-03-23 10:00:00 in the Committee on Ordinance: Article on Ordinance [Article No. 8]
Mr. PAGE. Mr. President, as chairman of the committee on federal relations, I wish to state that the committee on federal relations find that their duties conflict somewhat with those of the committee on ordinances, and in the interest of the saving...
CREATE
1895-03-23 10:00:00 in the Committee on Ordinance: Article on Ordinance [Article No. 8]
Mr. PAGE. Mr. President, as chairman of the committee on federal relations, I wish to state that the committee on federal relations find that their duties conflict somewhat with those of the committee on ordinances, and in the interest of the saving...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-06-05 11:00:00 in the Committee of the Whole House: Eleventh Resolution (Federal Guarantees)
The 11. propos: “for guarantying to States Republican Govt. & territory &c,” being read.
DEBATE_MOTION
1787-06-15 11:00:00 in the The Convention: Col. Hamilton cannot say he is in sentiment with either plan — supposes both might again be considered as federal plans, and by this means they will be fairly in committee, and be contrasted so as to make a comparative estimate of the two.
Col. Hamilton cannot say he is in sentiment with either plan — supposes both might again be considered as federal plans, and by this means they will be fairly in committee, and be contrasted so as to make a comparative estimate of the two.
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-07-18 11:00:00 in the The Convention: Sixteenth Resolution (Federal Obligations)
Resol. 16. “That a Republican Constitution & its existing laws ought to be guaranteid to each State by the U. States.”
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-05-30 10:00:00 in the Committee of the Whole House: Gerry's Amendment Recommending a Federal Tripartite Government
Mr. E. Gerry... Proposes — In the opinion of this convention, provision should be made for the establishment of a fœderal legislative, judiciary, and executive.
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-07-18 11:00:00 in the The Convention: Madison's Amendment for Federal Protection of States
Mr. 〈Madison〉 moved to substitute “that the Constitutional authority of the States shall be guarantied to them respectively agst. domestic as well as foreign violence.” Docr. McClurg seconded the motion.
DEBATE_PROPOSAL
1919-06-04 12:00:00 in the United States Senate: Mr. THOMAS. I have no doubt it will pass, because it brings Federal money into the various districts of the country, and that is unfortunately regarded as a cure-all for every subject of public discontent.
Mr. THOMAS. I have no doubt it will pass, because it brings Federal money into the various districts of the country, and that is unfortunately regarded as a cure-all for every subject of public discontent.
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1789-09-04 11:00:00 in the The Senate : Amendment to Eleventh Article
'On motion to insert, in lieu of the eleventh article, "the supreme judicial federal court shall have no jurisdiction of causes between citizens of different states, unless the matter in dispute, whether it concerns the realty or personalty, be of the...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1789-09-04 11:00:00 in the The Senate : Amendment to Eleventh Article
'On motion to insert, in lieu of the eleventh article, "the supreme judicial federal court shall have no jurisdiction of causes between citizens of different states, unless the matter in dispute, whether it concerns the realty or personalty, be of the...
JOIN
1787-05-18 13:00:00 in the The Convention: Washington writes in his diary entry for this day that 'The representation from New York appeared on the floor to day.' This concurs with Farrand's note in Appendix B to The Records of Federal Convention of 1787 (vol. III) that Hamilton and Yates arrived at the Convention on 18 May.
Washington writes in his diary entry for this day that 'The representation from New York appeared on the floor to day.' This concurs with Farrand's note in Appendix B to The Records of Federal Convention of 1787 (vol. III) that Hamilton and Yates...
JOIN
1787-05-18 13:00:00 in the The Convention: Washington writes in his diary entry for this day that 'The representation from New York appeared on the floor to day.' This concurs with Farrand's note in Appendix B to The Records of Federal Convention of 1787 (vol. III) that Hamilton and Yates arrived at the Convention on 18 May.
Washington writes in his diary entry for this day that 'The representation from New York appeared on the floor to day.' This concurs with Farrand's note in Appendix B to The Records of Federal Convention of 1787 (vol. III) that Hamilton and Yates...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-05-31 10:00:00 in the Committee of the Whole House: Franklin's Amendment to Federal Negative to State Laws Contravening Treaties
The words “or any treaties subsisting under the authority of the Union”, being added after the words “contravening &c. the articles of the Union”; on motion of Dr. Franklin.
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-08-27 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Madison's Amendment Reworking the First Clause (Jurisdiction Over Federal Laws)
Mr. Madison & Mr. Govr. Morris moved to strike out the beginning of the 3d sect. “The jurisdiction of the supreme Court” & to insert the words “the Judicial power” Editors' note: The text of the amendment comes from the Journal.
PROCEDURE
1787-06-15 11:00:00 in the The Convention: Motion to postpone discussion of the New Jersey Plan until the following day.
Mr. Lansing is of opinion that the two systems are fairly contrasted. The one now offered is on the basis of amending the federal government, and the other to be reported as a national government, on propositions which exclude the propriety of...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-09-05 10:00:00 in the The Convention: King's Amendment for State Consent to Purchase of land by Federal Government
Mr. King thought himself the provision unnecessary, the power being already involved: but would move to insert after the word “purchased” the words “by the consent of the Legislature of the State” This would certainly make the power safe. Mr. Govr...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1895-03-13 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Standing Rules: Rule Fifteen: Second Amendment
Mr. PIERCE. Mr. President, committee ten in the report of the committee on standing committees, the name of the committee should be “public buildings and state institutions not educational;” and in rule two the committee provided for by the committee...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1895-03-13 14:00:00 in the The Convention: Standing Rules: Rule Fifteen: Second Amendment
Mr. PIERCE. Mr. President, committee ten in the report of the committee on standing committees, the name of the committee should be “public buildings and state institutions not educational;” and in rule two the committee provided for by the committee...
SESSION
1895-03-23 10:00:00 in the Committee on Ordinance
23 Mar 1895, 10:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
SESSION
1895-03-23 10:00:00 in the Committee on Ordinance
23 Mar 1895, 10:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
SESSION
1895-03-25 10:00:00 in the Committee on Federal Relations
25 Mar 1895, 10:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
SESSION
1895-03-25 10:00:00 in the Committee on Federal Relations
25 Mar 1895, 10:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
SESSION
1895-03-26 00:00:00 in the Committee on Printing
26 Mar 1895, 00:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
SESSION
1895-03-26 00:00:00 in the Committee on Printing
26 Mar 1895, 00:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
SESSION
1895-03-27 00:00:00 in the Committee on Printing
27 Mar 1895, 00:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
SESSION
1787-05-18 13:00:00 in the The Convention
Several delegates arrived.
18 May 1787, 13:00
In: U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)
SESSION
1895-03-27 00:00:00 in the Committee on Printing
27 Mar 1895, 00:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
SESSION
1787-06-19 11:00:00 in the Committee of the Whole House
New Jersey Plan Rejected. Final Report returned to Convention.
19 Jun 1787, 11:00
In: U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)
SESSION
1787-06-19 11:00:00 in the Committee of the Whole
19 Jun 1787, 11:00
In: United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition)
SESSION
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
RESOURCE
New Jersey Plan
APPENDIX E: THE NEW JERSEY PLAN OR PATERSON RESOLUTIONS Farrand writes: "When the Convention, in Committee of the Whole was evidently coming to a favorable conclusion in its consideration of the Virginia Plan, various representatives of the...
RESOURCE
18 May, 1787: Benjamin Franklin to Richard Price
Representation from New York on the floor today. Online Library of Liberty transcription (from Farrand): Philada., May 18, 1787. We have now meeting here a Convention of the principal people in the several States, for the purpose of revising the...
RESOURCE
21 May, 1787: George Mason to Arthur Lee
"The most prevalent idea...is a total change of the federal system." Online Library of Liberty transcription (from Farrand): Philadelphia, May 21, 1787. I arrived in this city on Thursday evening last, but found so few of the deputies here from...
COMMENTARY_COLLECTION
Records of the Federal Convention (1911)
The PDF scans of the 1911 publication, The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787, edited by Max Farrand (New Haven: Yale University Press)
COMMENTARY_COLLECTION
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.
COMMENTARY_COLLECTION
Elliot's Debates
Jonathan Elliot, The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution, J.B. Lippincott & co. (Philadelphia: 1836-59).
PERSON
William Maclay
(20 July 1737–16 April 1804) Surveyor, legislator, and U.S. Senator. During the American Revolution, he served in the Continental Army as a commissary. His most important contribution was the keeping of a diary, which provides insight into the...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
PERSON
Thomas Hartley
(7 September 1748 – 21 December 1800) Lawyer, soldier, and member of the U.S. House of Representatives. After an accomplished military career -- in which he was a major force in the Pennsylvania campaign of the Revolutionary War -- Hartley served...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
PERSON
Benjamin Goodhue
(20 September 1748 – 28 July 1814) Merchant, U.S. Representative, and Senator. An active merchant during the Revolutionary War, Goodhue also served on state constitutional conventions and contributed to the creation of the Massachusetts...
In: Massachusetts Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); Massachusetts Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
PERSON
John Lansing
(30 January 1754 – 12 December 1829?) Lawyer, judge and slave owner. As well as a lawyer he owned a large plantation, though he may not have used slave labour. Kept a handful of slaves as servants in his New York house. For a brief period during the...
In: New York Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); New York Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); New York Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; New York Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; New York Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; New York Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2020 Edition)
PERSON
Fisher Ames
(9 April 1758 – 4 July 1808) Member of Congress, essayist, and renowned orator. Ames was elected in 1788 to the Massachusetts convention for ratifying the federal Constitution. To support his growing family, he invested, successfully, in the...
In: Massachusetts Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); Massachusetts Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789