Log In Register

Source & Citation Info

title:“James Wilson's Notes of the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention”
authors:Anonymous
date written:1787-11-27

permanent link
to this version:
http://consource.org/document/james-wilsons-notes-of-the-pennsylvania-ratification-convention-1787-11-27/20130122084033/
last updated:Jan. 22, 2013, 8:40 a.m. UTC
retrieved:July 17, 2018, 4:13 a.m. UTC

transcription
citation:
"James Wilson's Notes of the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention." The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution. Vol. 2. Ed. Gaspare J. Saladino and John P. Kaminski. Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 1976. 370, 380-81. Print.

James Wilson's Notes of the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention (November 27, 1787)

Whitehill: Moves that reasons for yeas and nays may be entered on the Journals.
McKean: A speech to promote candor and mutual forbearance. No two governments exactly alike.
1
Division of the legislative power, into two branches, with a qualified negative highly proper. There should be permanency in the magistracies and stability in the laws.

Resource Metadata

Type

Date

1787-11-27

Authors

  • Unknown

Collections