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gress on the preliminary articles To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia April
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ordered for electingNominations since made To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia June
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general indignation To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia June
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der in cypher To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia July
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LETTERS OF MR MADISON PRECEDING
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To Edmund Pendleton Philadelphia Septem
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suggested To Edmund Pendleton Philadelphia October 31 1780
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To Joseph Jones Philadelphia November
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Thursday December 12th 230 Report by the Committee touching the publication in the Boston
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To Joseph Jones Philadelphia December
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opulent Merchants of Philadelphia To Edmund Pendleton Philadelphia Septem
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To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia Decem
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Unfavorable news from Europe To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia May 1 1781 90 Case of a vessel captured within North CarolinaAttempts
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To Edmund Pendleton Philadelphia October
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taining letters from Mr Deane believed to be spurious To Edmund Pendleton Philadelphia January 8 1782
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To Edmund Pendleton Philadelphia January 22 1782 109 The perplexity of Congress with the case of Vermont To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia J...
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the public debt before Congress To Edmund Pendleton Philadelphia Febru
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To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia April 9 1782 118 Evidence from ancient records respecting the territorial claims
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influence of Vermont and the territorial claims on the politics
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paper currency To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia May 21 1782
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To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia July
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To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia July
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In cypher to which the key has not been discovered To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia August 9 1782
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officeLoss of a French 74 in Boston harbourPrivate matters To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia Septem
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ware bayLoss of one of them To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia Septem
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To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia October
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Monday November 4th
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Friday November 8th
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Friday November 22d
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Wednesday November 27th
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Thursday January 30th
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Wednesday February 5th
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Wednesday March 19th 388 Letter from the Superintendent of FinanceDr FranklinCount
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Wednesday February 12th 332 General revenueDiscussion continuedImpost
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Wednesday February 26th 360 Refugees in the State of DelawareContinued debate on the val
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Monday March 3d 369 Specific duties reported
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Monday March 10th
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Monday March 17th
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Thursday March 20th
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Thursday March 27th
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Friday March 28th 423 Proportion of slaves to freemenVoteArguments for various rates
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Monday April 7th
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Friday April 11th 438 Proclamation of the Secretary of Foreign Affairs discussed
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Wednesday April 16th
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Monday April 21st
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Tuesday May 20th 452 Debate on the proposal to discharge the troopsLaid on the table
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Monday June 9th
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Saturday June 21st 465
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at TrentonSubmission of the mutineersTheir leaders LETTERS CONTEMPORARY WITH AND SUB
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ed by Congress from such an example To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia Decem
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To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia January 7 1783 497 Grievances of the Army laid before CongressResolution of Vir
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To Thomas Jefferson Philadelphia Febru
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ness by the British Court To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia Febru
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Defections among the States in regard to the impostEffect
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To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia May
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To Thomas Jefferson Philadelphia July
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tonMemorial from Massachusetts to Congress To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia August 12 1783 562 Letter from Mr HawkinsMr HowellA bronze ...
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To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia Septem
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minated the hostilities on our coast To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia Octo
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claims and some facts relative to the subject stated To Edmund Randolph Philadelphia April 23 1782 121 Negotiations in Europe relative to the prop...
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Seite 377 - Congress assembled, shall be defrayed out of a common treasury which shall be supplied by the several states in proportion to the value of all land within each state, granted to or surveyed for any person as such land and the buildings and improvements thereon shall be estimated, according to such mode as the United States in Congress assembled shall, from time to time, direct and appoint.
Seite 22 - He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected; whereby the Legislative Powers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise ; the State remaining in the meantime exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within.
Seite 25 - And that this assemblage of horrors might want no fact of distinguished die, he is now exciting those very people to rise in arms among us, and to purchase that liberty of which he has deprived them, by murdering the people on whom he also obtruded them: thus paying off former crimes committed against the LIBERTIES of one people, with crimes which he urges them to commit against the LIVES of another.
Seite 24 - He has constrained our fellow-citizens, taken captive on the high seas, to bear arms against their country, to become the executioners of their friends and brethren, or to fall themselves by their hands.
Seite xv - To appoint one of their number to preside; provided, that no person be allowed to serve in the office of President more than one year in any term of three years : To ascertain the necessary sums of money to be raised for...
Seite 377 - All charges of war, and all other expenses that shall be incurred for the common defense or general welfare, and allowed by the United States in Congress assembled, shall be defrayed out of a common treasury...
Seite 27 - At this very time too, they are permitting their chief magistrate to send over not only soldiers of our common blood, but Scotch and foreign mercenaries to invade and destroy us. These facts have given the last stab to agonizing affection, and manly spirit bids us to renounce forever these unfeeling brethren.
Seite 22 - ... he has dissolved Representative houses repeatedly and continually, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people. he has refused for a long time after such dissolutions to cause others to be elected, whereby the legislative powers, incapable of annihilation, have returned to the people at large for their exercise, the state remaining in the...
Seite 26 - Nor have we been wanting in attentions to our British Brethren We have warned them from Time to Time of attempts by their Legislature to extend an unwarrantable Jurisdiction over us...
Seite 89 - Every State shall abide by the determinations of the United States in Congress assembled, on all questions which, by this Confederation, are submitted to them. And the Articles of this Confederation shall be inviolably observed by every State ; and the Union shall be perpetual.