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PROCEEDINGS AND DEBATES

OF THE

FEDERAL CONVENTION.

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PROCEEDINGS AND DEBATES

OF THE

CONVENTION

ASSEMBLED AT PHILADELPHIA, IN THE YEAR 1787, FOR THE PURPOSE
OF FORMING THE

CONSTITUTION

OF

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

FROM THE NOTES TAKEN BY THE LATE ROBERT YATES, ESQ. CHIEF'
JUSTICE OF NEW-YORK, AND COPIED BY JOHN LANSING, Jun.
ESQ. LATE CHANCELLOR OF THAT STATE, MEMBERS

OF THAT CONVENTION.

INCLUDING

"THE GENUINE INFORMATION," LAID BEFORE THE LEGISLATURE OF
MARYLAND, BY LUTHER MARTIN, ESQ. THEN ATTORNEY GEN-
ERAL OF THAT STATE, AND A MEMBER OF THE SAME
CONVENTION.

ALSO,

OTHER HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS RELATIVE TO THE FEDERAL COMPACT
OF THE NORTH AMERICAN UNION.

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