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Monroe on the committee of detail. Link to Library of Congress collection in box below.

Online Library of Liberty transcription (from Farrand): Fred’ricksburg — July 27, 1787. I shall I think be strongly impressed in favor of & inclin’d to vote for whatever they will recommend. I have heard from Becly ‘tho’ not from himself (who accompanied the Governour up in expectation of being appointed clerk) they had agreed giving the United States a negative upon the laws of the several States* this I shod. think proper — it will if the body is well organiz’d, be the best way of introducing uniformity in their proceedings that can be devis’d, of a negative kind or by a power to operate indirectly but a few months will give us the result be it what it may.

http://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/1787#lf0544-03_head_082

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Monroe on the committee of detail. Link to Library of Congress collection in box below.

Online Library of Liberty transcription (from Farrand): Fred’ricksburg — July 27, 1787. I shall I think be strongly impressed in favor of & inclin’d to vote for whatever they will recommend. I have heard from Becly ‘tho’ not from himself (who accompanied the Governour up in expectation of being appointed clerk) they had agreed giving the United States a negative upon the laws of the several States* this I shod. think proper — it will if the body is well organiz’d, be the best way of introducing uniformity in their proceedings that can be devis’d, of a negative kind or by a power to operate indirectly but a few months will give us the result be it what it may.

http://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/1787#lf0544-03_head_082

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