Catalog Record: The debates in the several state conventions on the adoption of the Federal Constitution, : as recommended by the general convention at Philadelphia in 1787. Together with the journal of the Federal convention, Luther Martin's letter, Yates's minutes, Congressional opinions, Virginia and Kentucky resolutions of '98-'99, and other illustrations of the Constitution. In four volumes | HathiTrust Digital Library

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The debates in the several state conventions on the adoption of the Federal Constitution, :
as recommended by the general convention at Philadelphia in 1787. Together with the journal of the Federal convention, Luther Martin's letter, Yates's minutes, Congressional opinions, Virginia and Kentucky resolutions of '98-'99, and other illustrations of the Constitution. In four volumes.

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Main Author: Elliot, Jonathan, 1784-1846,
Related Names: Madison, James 1751-1836
Language(s): English
Published: Washington : Printed for the editor, 1836-1845.
Edition: Second edition, with considerable additions. /
Subjects: Constitutional law > Constitutional law / United States.
Constitutions > Constitutions / United States.
Note: A fifth vol. was published in 1845, with the title: Debates on the adoption of the federal Constitution, in the convention held at Philadelphia, in 1787; with a diary of the debates of the Congress of the Confereration; as reported by James Madison ... Rev. and newly arranged by Johnathan Elliot. Complete in one volume. Vol. V. Supplementary to Elliot's Debates ... 1845.
Another issue has imprint: "Printed by and for the editor on the Pennsylvania Avenue." and is paginated: v.1: xxxii, [33]-551; v.2: xv, [1], [33]-515; v.3: xvi, [33]-598; v.4: xvi, [33]-662, xvi p.
One issue has imprint: "Printed for the editor." and is paginated: v.1: xvi, 508; v.2: xi, [1], 556; v.3: xi, [1], 663; v.4: xii, 639 p. (This is the issue described in Sabin.)
Vols. 1-4 printed in 1836, in two different issues; imprint and pagination varies.
Half title: Debates of the state conventions, on the Federal Constitution.
"Published under the sanction of Congress."
Physical Description: 5 v. ; 24 cm.
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