A Brief View of the Influences that Moved in the Adoption of the Federal Constitution by the State of New Hampshire: Annual Address Before the Grafton and Coös Counties (N.H.) Bar Association
Rumford, 1900 - 35 Seiten
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Seite 8 - Philadelphia, as above recommended, and to join with them in devising and discussing all such alterations and farther provisions, as may be necessary to render the Federal Constitution, adequate to the exigencies of the Union, and in reporting such an Act for that purpose, to the United States in Congress, as when agreed to by them, and duly confirmed by the several States, will effectually provide for the same.
Seite 24 - ... the best that could meet the unanimous concurrence of the States in Convention; it was done by bargain and Compromise, yet notwithstanding its imperfections, on the adoption of it depends (in my feeble judgment) whether we shall become a respectable nation, or a people torn to pieces by intestine commotions, and rendered contemptible for ages.
Seite 16 - The National Constitution was ratified by the different States in the following order: Delaware, December 7, 1787; Pennsylvania, December 12; New Jersey, December 18 ; Georgia, January 2, 1788 ; Connecticut, January 9; Massachusetts, February 6; Maryland, April 28; South Carolina, May 23; New Hampshire, June 21; Virginia, June 25; New York, July 26; North Carolina, November 21, 1789; Rhode Island, May 29, 1790.
Seite 8 - That it shall and may be lawful for the delegates of this State to the Congress of the United States, or such of them as shall be assembled in Congress, and the said delegates, or such of them so...
Seite 8 - May next, and to join with them, in devising and discussing all snch alterations & further provisions as to render the federal Constitution adequate to the Exigencies of the Union & in reporting such an act to the United States in Congress, as when agreed to by them...