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title:“James Wilsons Notes of the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention”
authors:Anonymous
date written:1787-12-12

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"James Wilsons 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. 586-87. Print.

James Wilsons Notes of the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention (December 12, 1787)

Findley: Sovereignty. Vat. p. 9. 19. Locke, on Gov. [II] c. 13 [chapter XIII] . There is but one supreme power, viz., the legislative; but it is accompanied with a trust, and there is still an inherent right and power in the people for self-preservation. But this inherent power can never be exercised, till the government be dissolved. Confederation. p. 11. 2. 10.
Mont. b. 9. c. 1 [I, 185-871 . Confederate Republic. There should have been a council of advice to the President responsible - to their conduct. The Senate and President may make a monarchy. The power of regulating elections includes the power of elections.1 It is not unreasonable to suppose that this system may be made better.

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