History of the Origin, Formation, and Adoption of the Constitution of the United States: With Notices of Its Principal Framers, Volumen1


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Difficulties which he had to encounter
Committee appointed to confer with General Washington
He prepares to defend New York
Vessels fitted out to intercept the Enemys Supplies
Washington borrows Money of the Province of Massachusetts Bay
Washington suggests a Remedy
The Congress apologizes to the Governors of the States
Eminent Men retire from Congress
Formation of a new Army
States engaged in forming Governments
Union of the People of the United States as distinguished from
Objections made to the Articles of Confederation
Assent of Maryland to the Confederation withheld 133 Assent of Maryland to the Confederation withheld
Security against a Dissolution of the Confederacy
Committee of the States to sit in the Recess of Congress
Provision for the Officers found to be inadequate
Changes of the Members of Congress 26
Anonymous Address circulated among the Officers at Newburgh
Claims of the various Classes of the Public Creditors
Note on the Newburgh Addresses
Hamiltons Entry into Congress
Advises General Taxes to be collected under Continental Authority
Hamilton advises Federal Provision for Defence
Improvement in the Revenue System
Their Efforts ineffectual 324
A New Congress
How to be obtained
Argument used in Support of her Refusal
State Laws prohibiting the Recovery of British Debts
Congress recommend to the States to repeal all Acts repugnant

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Página 364 - 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 to Congress and the several legislatures such alterations and provisions therein as shall when agreed to in Congress and confirmed by the States render the Federal Constitution adequate to the exigencies of Government and the preservation of the Union.
Página 517 - All bills of credit emitted, moneys borrowed, and debts contracted by or under the authority of Congress, before the assembling of the United States, in pursuance of the present Confederation, shall be deemed and considered as a charge against the United States, for payment and satisfaction whereof the said United States and the public faith are hereby solemnly pledged.
Página 209 - STATES, and to consist of one delegate from each state; and to appoint such other committees and civil officers as may be necessary for managing the general affairs of the United States under their...
Página 268 - The said states hereby severally enter into a firm league of friendship with each other for their common defence, the security of their liberties, and their mutual and general welfare, binding themselves to assist each other against all force offered to, or attacks made upon them, or any of them, on account of religion, sovereignty, trade, or any other pretence whatever.
Página 516 - States, and exacting such postage on the papers passing through the same as may be requisite to defray the expenses of the said office ; appointing all officers of the land forces in the service of the United States, excepting regimental officers ; appointing all the officers of the naval forces, and commissioning all officers whatever in the service of the United States...
Página 516 - ... office — appointing all officers of the land forces, in the service of the United States, excepting regimental officers — appointing all the officers of the naval forces, and commissioning all officers whatever in the service of the United States — making rules for the government and regulation of the said land and naval forces, and directing their operations. THE United States in Congress assembled shall have authority to appoint a committee, to sit in the recess of Congress, to be denominated...
Página 512 - ... felony, or other high misdemeanor in any State, shall flee from justice and be found in any of the United States, he shall, upon demand of the Governor or executive power of the State from which he fled, be delivered .up and removed to the State having jurisdiction of his offence. Full faith and credit shall be given in each of these States to the records, acts, and judicial proceedings of the courts and magistrates of every other State.
Página 515 - ... take an oath, to be administered by one of the judges of the supreme or superior court of the state, where the cause shall be tried, 'well and truly to hear and determine the matter in question, according to the best of his judgment, without favor, affection, or hope of reward :' provided, also, that no state shall be deprived of territory for the benefit of the United States.
Página 306 - So soon as there shall be five thousand free male inhabitants of full age in the district, upon giving proof thereof to the Governor, they shall receive authority, with time and place, to elect Representatives from their counties or townships, to represent them in the General Assembly...
Página 307 - And, in the just preservation of rights and property, it is understood and declared that no law ought ever to be made or have force in the said Territory that shall, in any manner whatever, interfere with or affect private contracts, or engagements, bona fide, and without fraud previously formed.

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