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" 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 Confederation and reporting... "
Southern Quarterly Review - Page 100
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The Federalist, on the New Constitution, Volume 1

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1802 - 335 pages
...articles of confederation, andreport" ing to congress and the several legislatures, such altera" tions and provisions therein, as shall, when agreed to in...constitution, adequate to the exigencies of government, and " the preservation of the union," From these two acts, it appears, 1st, that the object of the convention,...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Forces ...

Bushrod Washington - Presidents - 1807
...the sole and express purpose of revising the articles of confederation, and reporting to congress and the several legislatures, such alterations and provisions...constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the union." This recommendation removed all objections to the regularity of the...
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The Historical Register of the United States, Volume 1

Thomas H. Palmer - United States - 1814
...the sole and express purpose of revising the articles of confederation, and reporting to congress and the several legislatures such alterations and provisions...constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the union.*' § 17. Agreeably to this resolution, deputies from all the states...
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History of the United States: From Their First Settlement as ..., Volume 3

David Ramsay - United States - 1817
...sole and express purpose of revising the articles of confederation, and reporting to Congress, and the several legislatures, such alterations and provisions...constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the Union." This resolution was submitted to the state legislatures and by them...
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The Federalist: On the New Constitution

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional history - 1817 - 477 pages
...sole and express purpose of revising the " articles of confederation, and reporting to congress and the " several legislatures, such alterations and provisions...*' render the federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of u government, and the preservation of the union.'' From these two acts, it appears, 1st,...
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Journal, acts and proceedings, of the convention ... which formed the ...

United States federal convention - 1819
...sole and express purpose of revising the " Articles of Confederation, and reporting to Congress " and the several legislatures, such alterations and " provisions therein, as shall, when agreed to in Con" gress, and confirmed by the states, render the federal " constitution adequate to the exigencies...
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Secret proceedings and debates of the convention assembled at Philadelphia ...

United States. Constitutional Convention, Robert Yates, John Lansing, Luther Martin - Constitutional conventions - 1821 - 308 pages
...sole and express purpose of revising the articles of con" federation, and reporting to congress and the several " legislatures, such alterations and provisions...constitution adequate to " the exigencies of government, and the preservation of " the union." The day appointed by this resolution for the meeting of the convention...
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A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Frederick Butler - United States - 1821
...states for the express purpose of revising the articles of confederation, and reporting to Congress, and the several legislatures, such alterations, and provisions...constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the union." This resolve of Congress opened the way for Gen. Washington to give...
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A complete history of the united states of america

The Gordon Lester Ford - 1821
...states for the express purpose of revising the articles of confederation, and reporting to Congress, and the several legislatures, such alterations, and provisions...constitution adequate to the exigencies of government, and the preservation of the union." •4 This resolvs of Congress opened the way for Gen. Washington to...
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Debates in Congress, Volume 9; Volume 56

United States. Congress - Law - 1838
...to be "for the sole and exprera purpose of revising the articles of confederation," >nd reporting " such alterations and provisions therein, as shall,...States, render the federal constitution adequate to the «ijencies of Government, and the preservation of the Union." What Union'. That which had been formed,...
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