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title:“Francis Childs' Notes of the New York Ratification Convention Debates”
authors:Francis Childs
date written:1788-7-11

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Childs, Francis. "Francis Childs' Notes of the New York Ratification Convention Debates." The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution. Vol. 22. Ed. John P. Kaminski. Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2008. 2130. Print.

Francis Childs' Notes of the New York Ratification Convention Debates (July 11, 1788)

CONVENTION PROCEEDINGS. Mr. Jay moved the following resolutions.— "Resolved, as the opinion of this committee, that the constitution under consideration, ought to be ratified by this convention. "Resolved further, as the opinion of this committee, that such parts of the said constitution as may be thought doubtful, ought to be explained, and that whatever amendments may be deemed useful, or expedient, ought to be recommended." Mr. Jay was supported by Mr. Chancellor Livingston, [and?] Mr. Chief Justice Morris, and opposed by Mr. Melancton Smith.

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