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" Philadelphia, for the sole and express purpose of revising the Articles of Confederation and reporting to Congress and the several legislatures such alterations and provisions therein as shall, when agreed to in Congress and confirmed by the States, render... "
The National Almanac and Annual Record for ... - Page 108
edited by - 1864
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Register of Debates in Congress: 19th Congress, 1st session, pt. 1. Dec. 5 ...

United States. Congress - Law - 1825
...of Congress, in 1787, was, "for a firm national Government, and that the Convention shall render the Constitution adequate to the exigencies of the Government, and the preservation of the Union." equality of the States ; and it is apparent that those Delegates believed that they had attained their...
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The Life of Elbridge Gerry: With Contemporary Letters. To the ..., Volume 2

James Trecothick Austin - Statesmen - 1829
...and provisions therein, as shall, when agreed to in congress and confirmed by the states render the federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of...the government and the preservation of the union." This act of congress gave all the legality, which the existing forms of government required to the...
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Register of Debates in Congress

John Hohnes - 1833
...and provisions therein as shall, when agreed to in Congress, and confirmed by the States, render the federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of...the Government, and the preservation of the Union." In pursuance of this resolution, delegates, appointed by the several States, met in convention. On...
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Documents of the Senate of the State of New York, Volume 1

New York (State). Legislature. Senate - New York (State) - 1833
...purpose of making it more perfect. New-York entered into the formation of it expressly " to render the Federal Constitution adequate to the exigencies of...the Government, and the preservation of the Union." Deficient, indeed, would have been the work which came from the hands of those great men who framed...
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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress - United States - 1833
...and provisions therein as shall, when agreed to in Congress, and confirmed by the states, render the federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of the Government, and the preservation of he Union." In pursuance of this resolution, delegates, appointed )y the several States, met in convention....
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The Political Grammar of the United States: Or, A Complete View of the ...

Edward Deering Mansfield - Constitutional law - 1834 - 275 pages
...Connecticut, NewYork, and New-Jersey, were to take such measures as were necessary to l( render the federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of...the government and the preservation of the union." And such was the substance of the instructions from the majority of the states. Hence, we see that...
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The Political Grammar of the United States: Or, A Complete View of the ...

Edward Deering Mansfield - Constitutional law - 1834 - 275 pages
...Connecticut, NewYork, and New-Jersey, were to take such measures as were necessary to '' render the federal constitution adequate to the exigencies of...the government and the preservation of the union." And such was the substance of the instructions from the majority of the states. Hence, we see that...
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Johnson's (revised) Universal Cyclopaedia

1886
...convention nt Philadelphia for the purpose of revising the Articles of Confederation, " to render the Federal Constitution adequate to the exigencies of...government and the preservation of the Union." The convention met in May, George Washington being president. Among the most eminent members were Benjamin...
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The Political Grammar of the United States, Or, A Complete View of the ...

Edward Deering Mansfield - United States - 1836 - 292 pages
...Connecticut, NewYork, and New-Jersey, were to take such measures as were necessary to " render the federal Constitution ade-quate to the exigencies of...the government and the pre-servation of the union." And such was the substance of the instructions from the majority of the states. Hence, we see that...
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The Constitution of the United States of America: The Proximate Causes of ...

William Hickey - Constitutional history - 1846 - 225 pages
...— Resolution of Congress of the Confederation, calling a Convention at Philadelphia, to render the Constitution adequate to the exigencies of the Government and the preservation of the Union - - 122 F. — Acts of the several States for the appointment of deputies to meet in Convention to...
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