Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2021 Edition.
Committee consisting of all delegates to the Convention.
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New Jersey Plan Rejected. Final Report returned to Convention.
Membership (at session start):
Abraham Baldwin, Richard Basset, Gunning Bedford, John Blair, David Brearley, Jacob Broom, Pierce Butler, George Clymer, William Richardson Davie, John Dickinson, Oliver Ellsworth, William Few, Thomas Fitzsimmons, Benjamin Franklin, Elbridge Gerry, Nathaniel Gorham, Alexander Hamilton, William Houstoun, Jared Ingersol, Daniel of St Thomas Jenifer, William Samuel Johnson, Rufus King, John Lansing, William Livingston, James Madison, Alexander Martin, Luther Martin, George Mason, James McClurg, Thomas Mifflin, Robert Morris, William Paterson, William Pierce, Charles Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, Edmund Randolph, George Read, John Rutledge, Roger Sherman, Richard Dobbs Spaight, Caleb Strong, George Washington, Hugh Williamson, James Wilson, Robert Yates (45 total)
Representing 11 delegations:
Connecticut Delegation, Delaware Delegation, Georgia Delegation, Maryland Delegation, Massachusetts Delegation, New Jersey Delegation, New York Delegation, North Carolina Delegation, Pennsylvania Delegation, South Carolina Delegation, Virginia Delegation
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Having debated and amended the Virginia Plan in the Committee of the Whole House, the resolutions contained within it were written up into a report which was referred to the Convention for further debate. Many of the major decisions about the main outline of the constitution were made in the process of crating this report. The final decision to move ahead with considering the report marked the end of consideration of the New Jersey and Pinckney Plans, though their influence would be felt throughout the process of framing the Constitution.
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