. . . . 8vo, hardcover, red cloth. Rebound by Lib of Congress w/ modern gilt spine lettering, spine label; light ex-Lib markings to opening pgs. Exterior lightly scuffed/soiled, moderate interior foxing, pgs. age-toned, opening pgs. have lightly impressed fold-lines. Otherwise good, binding tight. This Volume IV is supplementary to the 3-volume State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution. 272 pp. of the Journal of the Federal Convention of 1787 + 356 pp. of Secret Proceedings [Debates] of the Convention & relevant Congressional Opinions, + an appendixed Chart of State Constitutions. Indexed by members of the Convention w/ references to the debates & motions in which each participated & the speeches transcribed in the Minutes; as well as by subject matter. Contains numerous additional material: lists of members who never attended the Convention, those who signed the Constitution, letter from New York representatives explaining their reasons for not subscribing to the Constitution, Madison's Resolutions of Virginia re: the Alien & Sedition Laws, w/ the responses of each of the states, & much more. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Journal and Debates of the Federal ...
Publisher: Washington: Printed and sold by the Editor
Publication Date: 1830
Book Condition: Good
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