Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2019 Edition.
The main chamber of the Constitutional Convention, consisting of all delegates.
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Report of First Committee on Representation debated. First proposition sent to a committee.
That in the first branch of the Legislature each of the States now in the Union be allowed one Member for every forty thousand inhabitants of the description reported in the seventh resolution of the Committee of the whole House. That each State not containing that number shall be allowed one Member