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and a view of the proceedings of the convention of 1776, and the council of censors. Harrisburg: 1825. 384 pp. Index.

Minutes of the Convention of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, which commenced at Philadelphia, on Tuesday, the twenty-fourth day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine, for the purpose of reviewing, and if they see occasion, altering and amending the constitution of the State. Philadelphia ; MDCCLXXXIX. 116 pp. 4°.

Minutes of the Grand Committee of the Whole Convention of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania which commenced at Philadelphia on Tuesday, the twenty-fourth day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine, for the purpose of reviewing and, if they see occasion, altering and amending the constitution of this State. Philadelphia : Printed ly Zachariah Paulson, jun., in Fourth street, between Market street and Arch street. (n. d.) 4°. 101 pp.

Minutes of the Second Session of the Convention of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, which commenced at Philadelphia on Monday, the ninth day of August, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety. (n. d.) 4°. 147-222 pp.

Pennsylvania and the Federal Constitution, 1787–1788. Edited by John Bach Mellaster and Frederick D. Stone. The Historical Society of Pennsylvania : 1888. 803 pp.

Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to Propose Amendments to the Constitution. Commenced and held at Harrisburg on the second day of May, 1837. Reported by John Agg, stenographer to the convention, assisted by Messrs. Kingman, Drake, and M'Kinley. Harrisburg: 1837. 14 vols.

Journal of the Convention of the State of Pennsylvania to Propose Amendments to the Constitution. Commenced and held at the State capitol, in Ilarrisburg, on the second day of May, 1837. Harrisburg: 1837. 852 pp.

Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention, 1872–1873: Its Members and Officers and the Result of their Labors. By A. D. Harlan. Philadelphia : 1873. 175 pp.

Debates of the Convention to Amend the Constitution of Pennsylvania. Convened at Harrisburg, November 12, 1872; adjourned November 27, to meet at Philadelphia, January 7, 1873. Harrisburg: 1873. 9 vols. Index.

Journal of the Convention to Amend the Constitution of Pennsylvania. Convened at Harrisburg, November 12, 1872; adjourned November 27, to meet at Philadelphia, January 7, 1873. In two parts. Harrisburg: 1873. 1,424 pp. Index.

The Power of the Constitutional Convention, containing the pleadings, briefs, arguments of counsel, and opinion of the judges of the supreme court of Pennsylvania in the cases of Wells and Others l'8. The Election Commissioners. The arguments are published from the stenographic report of R. A. West. Philadelphia : 1873. 206 pp.

An Examination of the Constitution of Pennsylvania, exhibiting the derivation and history of its several provisions, with observations and occasional notes thereon, references to judicial and other opinions upon their construction and application, to statutes for their enforcement, and to parallel provisions in the constitutions of other American States. By Charles R. Buckalew. Philadelphia : 1883. 349 pp.

Report of the Commission to Revise the Constitution of Pennsylvania. Made to the legislature January 29, 1875. Harrisburg: 1875. 23 pp.

Pennsylvania Historical Society. Collections and Publications.

PERRY

William

Historical Collections relating to the American Colonial Church. Stevens Perry. 5 vols. Hartford : 1870-1878.

PRESTON

New York:

Documents Illustrative of American History. II. W. Preston. 1886.

PRINCE SOCIETY

Prince Society. Publications,

RHODE ISLAND

Records of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantation in New England. 10 vols. Providence: 1856–1865. (To be used with caution.)

Interference of the Executive in the Affairs of Rhode Island. (28th Cong., 1st sess. H. Rept. No. 546. 1,075 pp.)

Journal of the Convention Assembled to Frame a Constitution for the State of Rhode Island, at Newport, Sept. 12, 1812. Printed by order of the house of representatives, at its January session, 1859. Providence: 1859. 69 pp.

Rhode Island Historical Society. Collections, Proceedings, and Publications.

SAINSBURY

Calendar of (British) State Papers. Colonial Series (1574–1676). 9 vols. W. N. Sainsbury. London: 1860-1893.

Scribner's Statistical Atlas of the United tSates, New York : 1885.

SEWARD

William H. Seward. Works. Edited by G. E. Baker. 5 vols. New York: 1853–54.

STEVENS

Sources of the Constitution of the United States. Considered in relation to colonial and English history. C. E. Stevens. New York : 1894.

SOUTH CAROLINA

Historical Collections of South Carolina (1492–1776). 2 vols. B. R. Carroll. New York : 1836. The History of South Carolina. Edward McCrady. New York : 1906.

Documents Connected with the History of South Carolina. C. J. Weston. London : 1856.

South Carolina as a Royal Province. W. R. Smith. New York : 1906.

Journal of the Provincial Congress of South Carolina, 1776. (With the constitution.) Charles-Town (reprint). London : 1776. 134 pp.

Journal of the Convention of the People of South Carolina, held in 1860, 1861, and 1862, together with the ordinances, reports, resolutions, etc. Published by order of the convention. Columbia, S. C.: 1862. 873 pp.

Journal of the Convention of the People of South Carolina, held in Columbia, S. C., September, 1865, together with the ordinances, reports, resolutions, etc. Published by order of the convention. Columbia, S. C.: 1865. 216 pp.

Proceedings of the Constitutional Convention of South Carolina, held at Charleston, S. C., beginning January 14 and ending March 17, 1868, including the debates and proceedings. Reported by J. Woodruff, phonographic reporter. Published by order of the convention. Charleston, S. C.: 1868. 926 pp. Constitution. 46 pp.

Journal of the Constitutional Convention of the State of South Carolina. Begun to be holden at Columbia, S. C., on Tuesday, the tenth day of September, Anno Domini eighteen hundred and ninety-five, and continued, with divers adjournments, until Wednesday, the fourth day of December, Anno Domini eighteen hundred and ninety-five, when finally adjourned. Columbia, S. C.: 1895. 741 pp. Index.

South Carolina Historical Society. Collections.

STATUTES AT LARGE

The Statutes at Large of the United States of America. 17 vols. [17891873.) Boston: 1850-1873. Vols. 18–34. [1873–1907.) Washington, Government Printing Office : 1873–1907.

STORY

Joseph Story. 4th ed. (T. M.

Commentaries on the Constitution. 4 vols. Cooley, editor.)

TENNESSEE

Proceedings of the Legislative Council of the Territory of the United States of America South of the River Ohio. Begun and held at Knoxville the 25th day of August, 1794. Knoxville : 1794; Nashville : 1852. 35 pp.

Journal of the Proceedings of the House of Representatives of the Territory of the United States South of the River Ohio. Begun and held at Knoxville the 25th day of August, 1794. Knoxville : 1794; Nashville : 1852. 43 pp.

Journal of the Proceedings of the Legislative Council of the Territory of the United States of America South of the River Ohio. Begun and held at Knoxville the 29th day of June, 1795. Knoxville: 1795 ; Nashville: 1852. 14 pp.

Journal and Proceedings of the House of Representatives of the Territory of the United States of America South of the River Ohio. Begun and held at Knoxville the 29th day of June, 1795. Knoxville : 1795 ; Nashville : 1852.

Journal of the Proceedings of a Convention begun and held at Knoxville January 11, 1796. Knoxville: 1796 ; Nashville : 1852. 32 pp.

Journal of the Proceedings of the Convention of Delegates, Elected by the People of Tennessee to Amend, Revise, or Form and Make a New Constitution for the State. Assembled in the city of Nashville, January 10, 1870. Nashville: 1870. 467 pp.

TEXAS

19 pp.

Convention at San Felipe, 1832. (Pres. S. F. Austin.) Proceedings of the general convention of delegates representing the citizens and inhabitants of Texas. Held at the town of San Felipe, in Austin's Colony, October 1-6, 1832. 35 pp. 8°. Brazoria : 1832.

The First Political Convention held in Texas. Nemorial of, to the General Congress, that Texas be separated from Coahuila and be admitted as a State into the Mexican Confederacy.

Convention of the People of Texas at San Felipe de Austin, April 1, 1833. (Pres. Wm. H. Wharton.) No published account. Sam Houston made his début as a delegate from Nacogdoches. Burnet's memorial to U. S. Cong. to admit Texas into the Union. Reported by Houston, who was chosen to present it. Mission a failure.

('onvention at Washington, 1836. (Pres. Rich'd Ellis.) Journal of the convention held at Washington, on the Brazos, March 1-17, 1836. Pamphlet. 8°. 109 pp. Houston : 1836.

The Constitution of the Republic of Mexico and of the State of Coahuila and Texas. Containing also an abridgment of the laws of the general and State gorernments relating to colonization, with sundry other laws and documents not before published, particularly relating to Coahuila and Texas. The documents relating to the Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company; the grants to Messrs. Wilson and Exeter and to ('ol. John Dominguez, with a description of the soil, climate, productions, local and commercial advantages of that interesting country. New York: Ludwig & Tolefree, printers. 1832. 113 pp.

Journals of the Convention Assembled at the City of Austin, July 4, 1845, for the Purpose of Forming a Constitution for the State of Texas. 8°. 378 pp.

Debates in Same. 8°. 759 pp. Constitution and ordinances. 32, 1,169 pp. Austin : 1815.

Record of the Journal of the Convention of the People of Texas which Assembled at the City of Austin on the 28th day of January, A. D. 1861, and which abrogated the Articles of Convention between the State and the Government of the United States of America, and annexed the State of Texas to the Confederate States of America. Recorded by order of the convention, 1861. In MSS., 223 pp., 50 lines to p., 10 words to line ; never printed. Appendix, pp. 223–331. (Reports of committee of public safety.) Index, pp. 357–380. O. M. Roberts, pres. Adjourned, March 26, 1861. Sery, state's office.

Journal of the Texas State Convention. Assembled at Austin Feb. 7, 1866 ; adjourned April 2, 1866. Austin : 1866. 391 pp.

The Constitution, as Amended, and Ordinances of the Convention of 1866; together with the proclamation of the governor declaring the ratification of the amendments to the constitution and the general laws of the regular session of the eleventh legislature of the State of Texas. By authority. Austin : 1866. 272 pp. Index.

Journal Reconstruction Convention, State of Texas, First Session, June 1 to Aug. 31, 1868. 944 pp. 8°. App. pp. 947-992. Index, pp. 995–1089. Austin : 1870. The Same, second session. (Dec. 7, 1868, to Feb. 6, 1869.)

List of delegates, pp. 533-535. Index, pp. 539–576.

Journal of the Reconstruction Convention which met at Austin, Texas, Dec. 7, A. D. 1808. Second session. Austin : 1870. 576 pp.

Journal of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Texas. Begun and held at the city of Austin September 6, 1875. Galveston : 1875.

Index.

529 pp.

821 pp.

Reports of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Texas. J. D. Logan & Co., book and job printers : 1875. 10 pp.

THORPE

A Constitutional History of the American People (1776–1850). 2 vols. Francis Newton Thorpe. New York : 1898. [Devoted wholly to the constitutional development of the States. ]

A Constitutional History of the United States, 1765–1895. 3 vols. Francis Newton Thorpe. Chicago: 1901.

A Short Constitutional History of the United States. Francis N. Thorpe. Boston : 1904. [Treats of state and national constitutions. ]

TILDEN

Samuel J. Tilden. Writings and speeches. Edited by John Bigelow. 2 vols. New York : 1885.

TREATIES (AND CONVENTIONS)

Treaties and Conventions Concluded between the United States and other Powers since July 4, 1776. Washington: 1889.

UNITED STATES (CONSTITUTION)

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Elliot's Debates. 5 vols. Philadelphia : 1881.

(The bibliography of the sources is well covered by the notes in the constitutional histories of the United States cited in this list of authorities.)

Studies in the History of the Federal Convention of 1787. John F. Jameson. Report of the American Historical Association, 1902. vol. 1. pp. 89–167.

Secret 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 attorneygeneral of that State, and a member of the same convention. Also other historical documents relative to the Federal Compact of the North American Unions. Albany: 1821. 308 pp.

Alexander Hamilton's Notes on the Federal Convention of 1787. American Historical Review. October, 1904.

Portions of Charles Pinckney's Plan for a Constitution, 1787. American Ilistorical Review. April, 1903.

Sketch of Pinckney's Plan for a Constitution, 1787. American Historical Review. July, 1904.

Papers of William Paterson on the Federal Convention. American Historical Review. January, 1904.

Papers of Dr. James McHenry on the Federal Convention of 1787. American Hlistorical Review. April, 1906.

Documentary History of the Constitution of the United States of America, 1787–1790. Derived from the records, manuscripts, and rolls deposited in the Bureau of Rolls and Library of the Department of State. 3 vols. Washington : Department of State, 1894.

Pamphlets on the Constitution of the United States. Published during its discussion by the people, 1787–1788. Edited with notes and a bibliography by Paul Leicester Ford. Brooklyn, N. Y.: 1888. 451 pp.

The Federal and State Constitutions, Colonial Charters, and Other Organic Laws of the United States. 2 pts. Washington, Government Printing Office: (Compiled by Ben : Perley Poore) 1877.

UTAH

Official Report of the Proceedings and Debates of the Convention Assembled March 4, 1895, to Adopt a Constitution for the State of Utah. 2 vols. Salt Lake City : 1898.

VERMONT

Vermont State Papers; Being a Collection of Records and Documents Connected with the Assumption and Establishment of Government by the People of Vermont; together with the journal of the council of safety, the first constitution, the early journals of the general assembly, and the laws from the year 1779 to 1786, inclusive. - To which are added the Proceedings of the first and second councils of censors. Compiled and published by William Slade, jun., Secretary of State. Middlebury : 1823. 567 pp.

Journal of the Council of Censors, at their Sessions in June and October, 1820, and March, 1821. Published by order of council. Danville (Vt.) : 1821.

(+ pp.

Journal of the Convention of Vermont Assembled at the State House, at Montpelier, on the 21st day of February, and dissolved on the 23d day of February, 1822. Published by order of convention. Burlington : 1822. 39 pp.

Journal of the Council of Censors, at their Sessions at Montpelier and Burlington, in June, October, and November, 1827. Published by order of council. Montpelier, Vt.: 1828. 18 pp.

Journal of the Convention Holden at Montpelier on the 6th day of January, 1. D. 1836, Agreeable to the Ordinance of the Council of Censors, Made on the 16th day of January, 1835; together with the amendments of the constitution, as adopted by the convention, and the whole of the constitution of the State of Vermont as now in force. Published by order of the convention. St. Albans : 1836.

124 pp.

Journal of the Sessions of the Council of Censors of the State of Vermont, held at Montpelier in June and October, A. D. 1841, and at Burlington in February, A. D. 1812. Burlington : 1812. 75 pp.

Journal of the Convention Holden at Montpelier on the Fourth day of January, A. D. 1843, agreeable to the Ordinance of the Council of Censors. Published by order of the convention. Montpelier: 1843. 84 pp.

The Journal of the Council of Censors of the State of Vermont, at their Several Sessions in Montpelier and Burlington, 1848-49. Published by authority. Burlington : 1819. 87 pp.

Journal of the Constitutional Convention Holden at Montpelier on the second day of January, A. D. 1850. Published by order of the convention. Burlington : 1830. 114 pp

The Journal of the Council of Censors of the State of Vermont, at their Several Sessions in Montpelier and Middlebury, 1855–56. Published by authority. Middlebury : 1856. 108 pp.

Journal of the Proceedings of the Constitutional Convention Assembled at Montpelier on the first Wednesday of January, 1857. Burlington: 1856. 39 pp.

Journal of the Council of Censors of the State of Vermont, at its first Session in Montpelier, June, 1862. Published by order of council. Montpelier : 1862. 24 pp.

Journal of the Council of Censors of the State of Vermont, at its several Sessions held in Montpelier, 1869. Published by order of council. Montpelier: 1869.

Journal of the Proceedings of the Constitutional Convention of the People of Vermont. Begun and held at the State House in Montpelier on the 8th of June, 1870. Printed by authority. Burlington: 1870. 75 pp. Appendix.

Collections of the Vermont Historical Society. Prepared and published by the printing and publishing committee in pursuance of a vote of the society. 2 vols. Montpelier: 1870.

Vermont Historical Society. Proceedings.

VIRGINIA

The Statutes at Large (1619-1692). 13 vols. W. W. Hening. Philadelphia and New York : 1823.

Colonial Records of Virginia. Th. H. Wynne, W. S. Gilman. Richmond : 1874.

Ordinances Passed at a General Convention of Delegates and Representatives from the Several Counties and Corporations of Virginia. Held at the capitol in the city of Williamsburg on Monday, the 6th of May, anno Dom. 1776. Reprinted by a resolution of the house of delegates, of the 24th February, 1816. Richmond : 1816. 19 pp.

The Proceedings of the Convention of Delegates for the Counties and Corporations in the Colony of Virginia. Held at Richmond Town, in the county of Henrico, on the 20th March, 1775. Reprinted by a resolution of the house of delegates of the 24th February, 1816. Richmond : 1816. 4o. 116 pp.

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