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26 July- 4 August, 1787: The Meeting of the Committee of Detail

“The Continuation of the Scheme” and “Miscellaneous provisions” in Wilson Papers

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Originally classified as two parts of “Document V” by Max Farrand in his Records and retained by William Ewald, Lorianne Updike Toler in their article "Committee of Detail Documents."

Link to Online Library of Liberty transcription (from Farrand): http://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/1786#lf0544-02_footnote_nt_169_ref

We’ve dated this document to 24 July, 1787 based on William Ewald’s judgment that “The two sheets are only a sketch, and have the look of something prepared by Wilson for his own purposes, possible in the days before the Committee first met” (Ewald, Committee, 247).

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Originally classified as two parts of “Document V” by Max Farrand in his Records and retained by William Ewald, Lorianne Updike Toler in their article "Committee of Detail Documents."

Link to Online Library of Liberty transcription (from Farrand): http://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/1786#lf0544-02_footnote_nt_169_ref

We’ve dated this document to 24 July, 1787 based on William Ewald’s judgment that “The two sheets are only a sketch, and have the look of something prepared by Wilson for his own purposes, possible in the days before the Committee first met” (Ewald, Committee, 247).

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