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" Congress it is expedient that on the second Monday in May next a Convention of delegates who shall have been appointed by the several States be held at Philadelphia for the sole and express purpose of revising the Articles of Confederation and reporting... "
The Congressional Globe - Page 273
by United States. Congress - 1833
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The Federalist, on the New Constitution, Volume 1

Constitutional law - 1802 - 335 pages
...dient, that on the 2d Monday in May next, a convention " of delegates., who shall have been appointed by the several " states, be held at Philadelphia, for the sole and express " purpose of revising the articles of confederation, andreport" ing to congress and the several legislatures, such...
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The Life of George Washington,: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 5

John Marshall - 1807
...expedient that on the second monday in May next, a convention of delegates who shall have been appointed by the several states, be held at Philadelphia, for...states, render the federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the union." This recommendation removed all objections...
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The Historical Register of the United States, Volume 1

Thomas H. Palmer - United States - 1814
...expedient, that on the second Monday of May next, a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several states, be held at Philadelphia, for...states, render the federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the union.*' 17. Agreeably to this resolution,...
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History of the United States: From Their First Settlement as ..., Volume 3

David Ramsay - United States - 1817
...expedient that, on the second Monday in May, 1787, a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several states, be held at Philadelphia, for...states, render the federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the Union." This resolution was submitted to the...
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The Federalist: On the New Constitution

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional history - 1817 - 477 pages
...May next, a convention of delegates, " who shall have been appointed by the several states, beheld at " Philadelphia, for the sole and express purpose...*' render the federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of u government, and the preservation of the union.'' From these two acts, it appears, 1st,...
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The Federalist, on the New Constitution, Written in the Year 1788, by Mr ...

James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1818 - 671 pages
...dient, that on the 3d Menday in May next, a convention "of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the •• several states, be held at Philadelphia, for the sole " and express purpose of revising the articles of con" federation, and reporting to congress and the several " legislatures,...
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Journal, acts and proceedings, of the convention ... which formed the ...

United States federal convention - 1819
...mended, that on the second Monday of May inst. a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several states, be held at Philadelphia, for the sole and express purpose of revising the articles ol confederation. Be it enacted by the governour, council and representatives,...
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A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Frederick Butler - United States - 1821
...next, a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several states for the express purpose of revising the articles of confederation,...states, render the federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the union." •4 This resolvs of Congress opened...
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A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Frederick Butler - United States - 1821
...next, a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several states for the express purpose of revising the articles of confederation,...states, render the federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the union." This resolve of Congress opened the way...
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Secret Proceedings and Debates of the Convention Assembled at Philadelphia ...

United States. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional history - 1821 - 308 pages
...held at Philadelphia, for the " sole and express purpose of revising the articles of con" federation, and reporting to congress and the several " legislatures,...render the federal constitution adequate to " the exigencies of government, and the preservation of " the union." The day appointed by this resolution...
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