Hamilton's renflarkTonnavigation, commerce, ana slaverep-
resentation—Debate in the convention of the State of Con-
necticut—Mr. Ellsworth's remarks on the necessity of a Union,
and the consequences of disunion—Debate in the convention
of Virginia—Objections to the Constitution answered by Mr.
Nicholas—Powers of the government—Mr. Mason in op-
position to the slave trade-^Mr. Madison on the same [and
in reference to fugitive slaves—He prefers union with slavgry
Jgriiaiminn ^|?Krmf H—Mr TyW against the slave trade—
Patrick Heury on the powers of Congress—Fugitive slaves—
Mr. Nicholas on slavery—Mr. Henry replies—Three-fifths of
the negroes represented^Mr. Mason on negro taxes—Mr.
Madison's reply — Mr. Heury against emancipation—Gov.
Randolph on the same subject—Debate in the convention
of North Carolina—Mr. Goudy against negro taxation—
Negroes property—Mr. Davie—Mr. Spaight explains the