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" That in the opinion of 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... "
Register of Debates in Congress - Page 273
by John Hohnes - 1833
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The Federalist, on the New Constitution, Volume 1

Constitutional law - 1802 - 335 pages
...national government" " Resolved, That in the opinion of congress, it is expe" dient, that on the 2d Monday in May next, a convention " of delegates.,...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
...under consideration, was finally acted upon: and it was declared "in the opinion of congress, to be expedient that on the second monday in May next, a...revising the articles of confederation, and reporting to congress and the several legislatures, such alterations and provisions therein, as shall, when agreed...
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The Historical Register of the United States, Volume 1

Thomas H. Palmer - United States - 1814
...subject was acted upon in congress, and it was declared " to.be expedient, that on the second Monday of May next, a convention of delegates, who shall have...revising the articles of confederation, and reporting to congress and the several legislatures such alterations and provisions therein, as shall, when agreed...
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History of the United States: From Their First Settlement as ..., Volume 3

David Ramsay - United States - 1817
...founded a resolution: " That in their opinion it was expedient that, on the second Monday in May, 1787, a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed...revising the articles of confederation, and reporting to Congress, and the several legislatures, such alterations and provisions therein, as shall, when agreed...
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The Federalist: On the New Constitution

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional history - 1817 - 477 pages
...the most probable mean of establishing in " these states, a firm national government.*' " Resolved, That in the opinion of congress, it is expedient, " that on the 2d Monday in May next, a convention of delegates, " who shall have been appointed by the several states,...
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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
...govern" ment:" f Resolved, That in the opinion of congress, it is expe•• dient, that on the 3d Menday in May next, a convention "of delegates, who shall...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
...the most probable mean of establishing in these n states a firm national government— " Resolved, That in the opinion of Congress, it is " expedient,...Monday in May next, " a convention of delegates, who shaH have been ap" pointed by the several states, be held at Philadel" phia, for the sole and express...
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Secret Proceedings and Debates of the Convention Assembled at Philadelphia ...

United States. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional history - 1821 - 308 pages
...states a firm national go" vernment — " Resolved, That in the opinion of congress, it is ex" pcdient, that on the second Monday in May next, a " convention...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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A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Frederick Butler - United States - 1821
...resolution. " Resolved, that in the opinion of Congress, it is expedient, thai on the 'id Monday of May next, a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several states for the express purpose of revising the articles of confederation, and reporting to Congress, and the...
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A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Frederick Butler - United States - 1821
...of government. On the 21st of February, 1787, Congress passed the following resolution. " Resolved, that in the opinion of Congress, it is expedient, that on the I 2d Monday of May next, a convention of delegates, who shall have been appointed by the several states...
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