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Constitution of 1780 (Adopted).

Journal of Convention for framing a constitution of government, from the first session, Sept. 1, 1779, to the last session, June 16, 1780. With appendix of important documents. Published by order of the legislature.

264 p. 8°.

Boston, 1832.

"Address of Convention (1780) for framing a constitution of government for the State of Massachusetts-Bay, to their constituents." With proposed constitution and a resolution annexed.

1853 p. 16mo.

Boston, 1780. Resolution Declaring Effective. Resolution of the convention of delegates, June 16, 1780, that the constitution "shall take place on the last Wednesday in October next," which was the 25th of October 1780. [See Journal of Convention, 1779-80, p. 186; also Journal of the House of Representatives of October 25, 1780.]

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Constitution or Frame of Government" agreed upon by the delegates. in convention, . . . at Cambridge, September 1, 1779, to March 2, 1780.

43 p. 12mo.

Boston, 1780.

Boston, 1833.

With amendments annexed. Printed by Dutton and Wentworth. 90 p. 8°. Documents on Constitution [Binder's Title]. Consisting of pen and ink MS. copies of resolutions of the General Court, and other public documents, " made by hand of Israel Warren, Esq., 1792."

242 p. 16mo.

n.t.p. 1792.

Constitution. Prefixed to folio "Laws" of the Commonwealth.

Printed by Benjamin Edes & Sons.

24 p. Folio.

Boston, 1781.

Of Massachusetts and that of the United States, [and] President
Washington's Farewell Address.

119 p. 12mo.

Boston, 1805.

Of Massachusetts and New York, and that of the United States,
with Declaration of Independence; [and] President Washing-
ton's Farewell Address. Printed by order of the General Court
of Massachusetts, "and by them recommended
and by them recommended . . . to be read
as a school book in all the common schools." Second Pitts-
field edition." Printed by Phinehas (sic) Allen.
107 p. 16mo.

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Pittsfield, 1806.

Constitution - Continued.

Of Massachusetts and that of the United States.1 Published by

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Of the State and of the United States; printed by order of the
General Court for the use of the government, by Adams and
Rhoades.

94 p. 16mo.

Boston, 1807. Of the United States and of Massachusetts, published by order of the Senate. Printed by Dutton and Wentworth. 56 p. 8°, (pamph.) Boston, 1849. With amendments annexed [also constitution of the United States added]; printed by order of the House of Representatives, by Benjamin Russell.

86 p. 8°.

Boston, 1822.

With amendments annexed; [also constitution of the United States; appended are questions adapted to the constitution of the State and of the United States " to be used in academies and common schools; " by Rev. Isaac Jones]. Published by Richardson and Lord.

64 +19 + 12 p. 12mo.

Boston, 1826.

Published by the secretary of the Commonwealth, for the following years: 1873, 1893, 1897, 1898, 1912. With amendments and index annexed to each.

5 pamphs. 8°.

Boston.

A copy of this constitution is contained in United States Charters and Constitutions, Part I, p. 956, where it appears that it was framed by a convention which met at Boston, Sept. 1, 1779 and adjourned Mar. 2, 1780. The constitution was submitted to and ratified by the people.

Adjusted Constitution [with] annulled and fulfilled parts dropped, [and] amendments embodied with the original articles. Edited by J. Nelson Trask.

xiv + (2) + 142 p. 12mo.

Boston, 1884.

This volume contains a provision similar to that of Pittsfield, 1806, regarding the common schools.

History of the Constitution. For a brief history of the constitution and thirty-six articles of amendment thereto, see note to the constitution prefixed to the Revised Laws. Vol. I, p. 50; see also "Acts and Resolves" of 1910, [note to constitution, p. 49].

Bill of Rights, origin and sources. By E[mory] Washburn. Contained in Mass. Hist. Soc. Proc., June 1865, p. 294.

Constitution Amendments. This constitution has been amended as

follows:

The 1st 9 amendments were ratified by the people Apr. 9, 1821.
The 10th amendment was ratified by the people May 11, 1831.
The 11th amendment was ratified by the people Nov. 11, 1833.
The 12th amendment was ratified by the people Nov. 14, 1836.
The 13th amendment was ratified by the people April 6, 1840.

The 14th to 19th amendments were ratified by the people May 23, 1855.
The 20th to 22d amendments were ratified by the people May 1, 1857.
The 24th and 25th amendments were ratified by the people May 7, 1860.
The 30th and 31st amendments were ratified by the people Nov. 4, 1890.
The 32d and 33d amendments were ratified by the people Nov. 3, 1891.
The 38th and 39th amendments were ratified by the people Nov. 7, 1911.
(See "Constitution," etc., published by Secretary of State, Boston, 1912.)

1788.

Constitution of the United States (Ratification).

Constitution of U. S. (Ratification).

Debates, resolutions and other proceedings of the convention, convened at Boston, January 9, 1788, to February 7, 1788, for the purpose of assenting to and ratifying the constitution, recommended by the Federal convention. Prefixed is the Federal constitution; index annexed. [B. K. Peirce and C. Hale, editors.]

219 p. 16mo.

Boston, 1788.

Debates, resolutions, and other proceedings for ratifying consti-
tution recommended by grand Federal convention.
236 p. 12mo.

Boston, 1808. Including minutes of Chief Justice Parsons. Printed by authority of the legislature.

442 p. 8°.

Boston, 1856.

Contest over ratification in Massachusetts. By Samuel Bannister
Harding. Contained in Harvard Historical Studies, Vol. 2.
(3) + 194 p. 8°.
New York, 1896.

"Parsons and the constitutional convention of 1788," from
the historical collections of the Essex Institute, volume xxxv,
1899. By Eben F. Stone.
"81-102" p. 8°. Ports.

n.p. N.D.

Convention of 1820.

Rules and Orders, convention of delegates of November 15, 1820; with list of members and committees.

36 p. 24mo.

Boston, 1820. Journal of Debates and proceedings in the convention of delegates to revise the constitution. Held at Boston, Nov. 15, 1820, to Jan. 9, 1821; reported for the Boston Daily Advertiser [by Nathan Hale].

66

...

292 p. 8°.

Boston, 1821.

New edition," with appendix [by Nathan and Charles Hale]. 677 p. 8°.

Boston, 1853. Amendments proposed by the convention of delegates at Boston, Nov. [15th] 1820; with address to the people. [14 amendments, of which 9 were ratified. See Trask's Adjusted Constitution, p. xi.]

32 p. pamph. 8°.

Boston, 1821. Harvard College. Report upon the constitutional rights and privileges of Harvard College, and upon the donations that have been made to it by this Commonwealth. Printed by order of [constitutional] convention. [Signed by D. Webster.]

16 p. 8°.

Convention of 1853.

[Boston], 1821.

Rules and Orders of the convention of delegates met on May 4, 1853; [with list of members and committees; constitution of the State and of the United States appended]. 136(1) p. 24mo.

Boston, 1853.

Journal of the Constitutional Convention begun and held in Boston, May 4, 1853; printed by order of the convention. 560+ (1) p. 8°.

Boston, 1853.

Debates and Proceedings. Official reports of the debates and proceedings in the convention of May 4, 1853, to revise and amend the constitution [Harvey Fowler, reporter].

3 vols. 8°.

2 vols. 4to.

Boston, 1853.

Boston, 1853.

Documents of the Convention, printed by order of the constitutional convention during the session of 1853; index prefixed. Various paging. 8°.

Boston, 1853.

Statistical View of the convention of delegates for revising the constitution. Met May 4, 1853, with opening proceedings, list of members of conventions of Sept. 1, 1779, and of 1820. By A[lexis] Poole. [Binder's title, "Poole's Register."] 26 p. Boston, 1853.

(Book variously paged). 8°.

Constitutional Propositions by the convention of delegates, Boston, May [4th], 1853; submitted to the people for ratification; with an address to the people.

vii + 50 p. 8°.

Boston, 1853.

[All propositions rejected, see Trask's Adjusted Constitution, p. xii.] Constitution of 1853 (proposed and rejected). See "Constitutional Propositions," number one, page 1.

Discussions on the Constitution proposed by the convention of 1853; published by Little, Brown & Co. 306 p. 8°.

Boston, 1854.

Convention of 1853. The Massachusetts Convention of 1853, by
James Schouler. Reprinted from proceedings of Mass. Hist.
Soc., November, 1903.
19 p. 8°.

Authors.

n.p. N.D.

Crocker, Uriel H[askell], and Crocker, George G[lover]. Notes on the Public Statutes. 2d edition with notes on the constitution. xvi + 859 p. 8°.

See same in Statutes (compilations, etc.).

Boston, 1891.

Harding, Samuel Bannister. Contest over ratification of Federal constitution in Massachusetts. Contained in Harvard Historical Studies, vol. 2.

(3) + 194 p. 8°.

Poole, Allexis]. Statistical view of the convention.

See "Statistical View," Convention 1853.

New York, 1896.

Boston, 1853.

Schouler, James. The Massachusetts convention of 1853. Reprinted from proceedings of Mass. Hist. Soc., November, 1903.

19 p. 8°.

n.p. N.D.

Trask, J. Nelson, editor. Adjusted constitution of Massachusetts; [with] annulled and fulfilled parts dropped, [and] amendments embodied with the original articles.

xiv + (2) + 142 p. 12mo.

Boston, 1884.

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