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1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Letter to Congress
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout.
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1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Draft Letter to Congress
The draught of a letter to Congress being at the same time reported — was read once throughout, and afterwards agreed to by paragraphs.
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1787-08-31 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Article XXIII: Section 1 (Enaction by Congress)
It was moved and seconded to agree to the 23rd article as far as the words “assigned by Congress” inclusive
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1895-05-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. THORESON. I accept of that amendment. I believe Congress will do it, but I think that even if Congress did not the members of this Convention would, even if they had to go down in their own individual pockets_at least the journal and the Constitution should be published.
Mr. THORESON. I accept of that amendment. I believe Congress will do it, but I think that even if Congress did not the members of this Convention would, even if they had to go down in their own individual pockets_at least the journal and the...
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1895-05-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Mr. THORESON. I accept of that amendment. I believe Congress will do it, but I think that even if Congress did not the members of this Convention would, even if they had to go down in their own individual pockets_at least the journal and the Constitution should be published.
Mr. THORESON. I accept of that amendment. I believe Congress will do it, but I think that even if Congress did not the members of this Convention would, even if they had to go down in their own individual pockets_at least the journal and the...
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1895-05-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Resolution on Memorial to Congress
Mr. Thurman offered the following resolution, and moved its adoption: Resolved, that the committee on compilation and arrangements ascertain and report to this Convention, as soon as possible, the full amount necessary in addition to the sum already...
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1895-05-07 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Resolution on Memorial to Congress
Mr. Thurman offered the following resolution, and moved its adoption: Resolved, that the committee on compilation and arrangements ascertain and report to this Convention, as soon as possible, the full amount necessary in addition to the sum already...
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1879-03-03 13:00:00 in the United States Senate: Final Adjournment
The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The time fixed for the final adjournment of Congress having arrived, the Chair declares the Forty-fifth Congress adjourned without day.
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1787-07-16 11:00:00 in the The Convention: Sixth Resolution - First Clause (Assume Powers of Confederation Congress)
It was moved and seconded to agree to the first clause of the sixth resolution reported from the Committee of the whole House namely “That the national Legislature ought to possess the legislative rights vested in Congress by the confederation”
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1787-09-14 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Amendment Prohibiting Congress from Altering Location of Senatorial Elections
Art. 1. sect. 4. “except as to the places of choosing Senators” added nem: con: to the end of the first clause, in order to exempt the seats of Govt in the States from the power of Congress
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1787-09-17 10:00:00 in the The Convention: Redraft of Letter to Congress
Editors' note: Farrand includes a final version of the letter George Washington sent to Congress. The contents of the letter were agreed on 12 September, but the letter itself states that it was written in the Convention on 17 September and then...
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1789-05-06 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives: New York's Address to the Congress
'Mr. Lawrance [Laurance], one of the Representatives from New York, presented to the House an application, in the name and behalf of the Legislature of that State, addressed to the Congress of the United States; which was read.'
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1887-01-12 12:00:00 in the House of Representatives: Motion for Prior Act to Be Read
[Mr. CASWELL] I call attention of gentlemen to the act of Congress passed in 1862, which I send up to the Clerk's desk to be read, wherein Congress exercised its right to nullify a Territorial act.
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1789-05-06 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives: New York's Address to the Congress
'Mr. Lawrance [Laurance], one of the Representatives from New York, presented to the House an application, in the name and behalf of the Legislature of that State, addressed to the Congress of the United States; which was read.'
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1877-12-03 00:00:00 in the United States Senate: Commencement
The first Monday of December being the day prescribed by the Constitution of the United States for the annual meeting of Congress, the second session of the Forty-fifth Congress commenced on this day. The Senators assembled in the Senate Chamber at...
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1885-12-07 00:00:00 in the United States Senate: Commencement
The first Monday of December being the day prescribed by the Constitution of the United States for the annual meeting of Congress, the first session of the Forty-ninth Congress commenced this day. The Senators assembled in the Senate Chamber in the...
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1789-08-25 11:00:00 in the The Senate : 'On motion to postpone the consideration of the articles to the next session of Congress: It passed in the negative.'
'On motion to postpone the consideration of the articles to the next session of Congress: It passed in the negative.'
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1882-08-08 00:00:00 in the Senate Committee on Woman Suffrage
The last day of the first session of the Forty-seventh Congress
08 Aug 1882, 00:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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1789-03-04 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
First day of the Bill of Rights proceedings; congressmen join the chamber
04 Mar 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-03-04 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
First day of the Bill of Rights proceedings; congressmen join the chamber
04 Mar 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1895-03-15 10:00:00 in the Committee on Apportionment and Boundaries
15 Mar 1895, 10:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
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1789-06-16 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
16 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1895-03-15 10:00:00 in the Committee on Apportionment and Boundaries
15 Mar 1895, 10:00
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2019 Edition)
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1789-06-17 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
17 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1885-12-07 12:00:00 in the House of Representatives
The first day of the first session of the Forty-ninth Congress
07 Dec 1885, 12:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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1886-12-06 12:00:00 in the House of Representatives
The first day of the second session of the Forty-ninth Congress
06 Dec 1886, 12:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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1789-06-16 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
16 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1789-06-17 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
17 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1789-04-08 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee and elect a chairman
08 Apr 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1878-12-02 00:00:00 in the United States Senate
The first day of the third session of the Forty-Fifth Congress
02 Dec 1878, 00:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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1919-05-19 12:00:00 in the House of Representatives
The first day of the first session of the Sixty-Sixth Congress
19 May 1919, 12:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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1789-04-08 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee and elect a chairman
08 Apr 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1789-08-22 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Committee of Three is created
22 Aug 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-05-04 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The consideration of amendments is scheduled for 25 May
04 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-08-22 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Committee of Three is created
22 Aug 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1789-06-09 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
09 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1885-12-07 00:00:00 in the United States Senate
First Day of the First Session of the Forty-Ninth Congress
07 Dec 1885, 00:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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1789-05-04 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The consideration of amendments is scheduled for 25 May
04 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1789-06-09 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
09 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1919-05-19 12:00:00 in the United States Senate
First Day of an Extraordinary Session of The Congress of the United States
19 May 1919, 12:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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1787-09-11 10:00:00 in the Committee of Style and Arrangement
Report of the Committee of Style and Arrangement and Letter to Congress referred to Convention.
11 Sep 1787, 10:00
In: U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)
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1789-05-06 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
New York presents its address to Congress
06 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
SESSION
1789-05-06 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
New York presents its address to Congress
06 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1789-04-30 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Congressmen join the chamber
30 Apr 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-06-15 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Congressmen join the chamber
15 Jun 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1884-07-07 00:00:00 in the Senate Committee on Woman Suffrage
The last day of the of first session of the Forty-eighth Congress
07 Jul 1884, 00:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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1886-08-05 00:00:00 in the Senate Committee on Woman Suffrage
The last day of the first session of the Forty-ninth Congress
05 Aug 1886, 00:00
In: United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]
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1789-08-14 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
The Committee considers the Committee of Eleven report
14 Aug 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-08-14 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
The Committee considers the Committee of Eleven report
14 Aug 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1789-05-01 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
01 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1787-09-12 10:00:00 in the The Convention
Committee of Style and Arrangement reported. Presidential veto and customs duties debated.
12 Sep 1787, 10:00
In: U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)
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1789-05-05 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Virginia presents its address to Congress
05 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-05-19 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Trumbull is appointed chairman of the Committee of the Whole
19 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789
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1789-04-30 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Congressmen join the chamber
30 Apr 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1787-09-17 10:00:00 in the The Convention
Engrossed Constitution presented and last amendments made. Signed and sent to Congress. Convention adjourned.
17 Sep 1787, 10:00
In: U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)
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1789-05-01 11:00:00 in the House: Committee of the Whole
Congressmen join the committee
01 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1789-05-05 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Virginia presents its address to Congress
05 May 1789, 11:00
In: United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition)
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1895-04-08 16:15:00 in the Committee of the Whole
08 Apr 1895, 16:15
In: Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)
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Madison's notes for 1 June
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Madison's notes for 1 September
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Madison's notes for 25 August
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Madison's notes for 7 August
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Annals of Congress
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, First Congress, First Session, vol. 1
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Library of Congress copy of Madison's Notes Manuscript
This collection holds links to the Library of Congress scan of its microfilm photographs of Madison's personal record recording the work of the Constitutional Convention.
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Senate Journal Scans
Scans of the handwritten Senate Journal for the First Session of the First Congress
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Gazette of the United States
The Gazette of the United States was a Federalist newspaper in the years of the First Congress. Begun by John Fenno, who served as its editor, the Gazette was published twice weekly, beginning on April 15, 1789. Alexander Hamilton contributed to the...
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Sherman's Proposed Report from the First Committee on Representation
Roger Sherman's proposal in the First Committee on Representation, which demonstrates how Madison's proposed amendments could be amended and included as a supplement to the Constitution.
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Library of Congress copy of Madison's Notes (New Images)
This collection holds links to images of the Library of Congress copy of Madison's Notes. These colour images were newly available in 2018.
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The Congressional Register (Hathi Trust)
The Congressional register; or, History of the proceedings and debates of the first House of representatives of the United States of America...
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Journal of the Senate
The Journal of the Senate, First Congress, First Session, vol. 1
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Lambert Cadwalader
(1743 – 13 September 1823) Revolutionary war soldier, merchant, and delegate to the Continental Congress and the U.S. Congress. In 1765, responding to the Stamp Act, Cadwalader signed a merchants’ agreement to boycott English goods. He was a...
In: New Jersey Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); New Jersey Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Andrew Moore
(1752 – 24 May 1821) Lawyer, U.S. Representative, and Senator. Moore served as a lieutenant during the Revolutionary War and was afterwards elected to the Virginia House of Delegates. He was also a delegate to the state convention on the...
In: Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Fernando Wood
(14 June, 1812 -- 14 February, 1881) Wood was an American businessman and politician. Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Wood moved to New York City in his childhood. Wood was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-seventh Congress, failed reelection, and after...
In: New York Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]; New York Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment; New York Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Henry Wynkoop
(2 March 1737 – 25 March 1816) Member of the Continental Congress and U.S. Representative. Wynkoop served as a member of the Continental Congress and as a justice for the court of common pleas and the orphan's court. He was then elected to the...
In: Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); Pennsylvania Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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John Henry
(November 1750 – 16 December 1798) Lawyer, delegate to the Continental Congress, Governor of Maryland, and member of the U.S. Senate. Henry served as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, the Maryland State Senate, and the Continental...
In: Maryland Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); Maryland Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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John Rutledge
(17 September 1739 – 23 July 1800) Lawyer, planter, slave owner, and legislator. Having been a principal figure in the Stamp Act Congress and the Continental Congress, he was elected President and then Governor of South Carolina throughout the...
In: South Carolina Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; South Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); South Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; South Carolina Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); South Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2020 Edition); South Carolina Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]
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James Schureman
(February 12, 1756 – January 22, 1824) Merchant, soldier, member of the Continental Congress as well as the U.S.House of Representatives and Senate. After completing his studies, Schureman founded a volunteer militia and served as its captain...
In: New Jersey Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); New Jersey Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Joshua Seney
(4 March 1756 – 20 October 1798) Farmer, lawyer, member of the Continental Congress, and the U.S. House of Representatives. After serving as the sheriff of Queen Anne's County, Maryland, Seney served on the Maryland House of Delegates and the...
In: Maryland Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); Maryland Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Abiel Foster
(8 August 1735 – 6 February 1806) Clergyman, delegate to the Continental Congress, and member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Foster represented New Hampshire in the Continental Congress and in the House of Representatives in the First U.S....
In: New Hampshire Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); New Hampshire Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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George Partridge
(8 February 1740 – 7 July 1828) Teacher, delegate to the Continental Congress, and Representative in the U.S. House. Partidge served as a delegate to the Massachusetts Provincial Congress and then to the Massachusetts House of Representatives and...
In: Massachusetts Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); Massachusetts Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Richard Henry Lee
(20 January 1733 – 19 June 1794) Revolutionary, member of the Continental Congress, and U.S. senator. Member of the Lee family, a historically influential family in Virginia politics. Richard Henry Lee is best known for the Lee Resolution, the...
In: Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition); Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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Justin S. Morrill
(14 April, 1810 -- 28 December, 1898) Morrill was an American businessman and politician. Born in Orange County, Vt., Morrill engaged in business and agriculture until he was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-fourth Congress and as a Republican to the...
In: Vermont Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]; Vermont Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Vermont Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Vermont Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Vermont Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment