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C. Pinckney, and the propositions of Mr.
Patterson, to a committee of five, to report a

draft of a constitution. 4. August 6. The draft of a plan of constitution

reported by this committee to the convention ; and debated from that time till the 12th of

September. 5. September 13. Plan of constitution, brought in

by a committee of revision, appointed on the 8th of September, consisting of five members, to revise the style and arrange the articles,

agreed to by the convention. The second and fourth of these papers, are among those deposited by President Washington, at the Department of State.

The first, fourth and fifth, are among those transmitted by general Bloomfield.

The third is collected from the proceedings of the convention, as they are spread over the journal from June 19th to July 26th.

This paper, together with the plan of Mr. C. Pinckney, a copy of which has been furnished by him, and the propositions of Mr. Patterson, included among the papers forwarded by general Bloomfield, comprise the materials, upon which the first draft was made of the constitution, as reported by the committee of detail, on the 6th of August.

To the Journal, Acts and Proceedings of the Convention, are added in this publication, the subsequent proceedings of the Congress of the confederation, upon the constitution, reported as the result of their labours ; and the acts of ratification by the conventions of the

several states of the union, by virtue came the supreme law of the ls amendments to it, which have form a part of the constitut this supplement would be, h. well adapted to carry into full . Congress in directing the publica. at one view the rise, progress, and of the Constitution of the United States

Department of State, October, 1819.

LIST OF THE MEMBERS

OF THE FEDERAL CONVENTION WHICH FORMED THE CONSTI

TUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.

From
New Hampshire.

Massachusetts.

X

X Rhode Island.

Connecticut.

Attended.
1. John Langdon,

July 23, 1787.
John Pickering,
2. Nicholas Gilman, July 23,

Benjamin West.
Francis Dana,

Elbridge Gerry, May 29,
3. Nathaniel Gorham, May, 28,
4. Rufus King, May 25,
Caleb Strong,

May 28,
[No appointment.)
5. Wm. Sam. Johnson, June 2,
6. Roger Sherman, May 30,

Oliver Elsworth, May 29,
Robert Yates,

May 25,
7. Alexander Hamilton, do.
John Lansing,

June 2, 8. William Livingston, June 5, 9. David Brearley, May 25,

William C. Houston, do. 10. William Patterson, do.

John Neilson,

Abraham Clark. 11. Jonathan Dayton,

June 21,

New York.

New Jersey.

From

Pennsylvania.

Delaware.

Maryland.

June 2,

Attended 12. Benjamin Franklin, May 28, 1787. 13. Thomas Mifflin, do. 14. Robert Morris, May 25, 15. George Clymer,

May 28, 16. Thomas Fitzsimons, May 25, 17. Jared Ingersoll, May 28, 18. James Wilson, May 25, 19. Gouverneur Morris, do. 20. George Read,

do.
21. Gunning Bedford, jr. May 28,
22. John Dickinson, do.
23. Richard Basset, May 25,
24. Jacob Broom, do.
25. James M Henry, May 29,
26. Daniel of St. Thomas

Jenifer,
27. Daniel Carroll, July 9,

John Francis Mercer, Aug. 6,
Luther Martin,

June 9,
28. George Washington, May 25,

Patrick Henry, (declined.)

Virginia.

Edmund Randolph, May 25, 29, John Blair,

do.
30. James Madison, jr.

do.
George Mason, do.
George Wythe, do.
James M-Clurg, (in the

room of P. Henry) do.
Richard Caswell, (resigned.)
Alexander Martin, May 25,
William R. Davie,

do. 31. William Blount, (in the

room of R. Caswell) June 20,

North Carolina.

From

North Carolina.

South Carolina.

Attended. Willie Jones, (declined.) 1787. 32. Richard D. Spaight, May 25, 33. Hugh Williamson, in the

room of W. Jones) May 25, 34. John Rutledge,

do. 35. Charles C. Pinckney, do. 36. Charles Pinckney, do. 37. Pierce Butler,

do. 38. William Few,

do.
39. Abraham Baldwin, June 11,
William Pierce,

May 31,
George Walton.
William Houstoun, June 1,
Nathaniel Pendleton.

Georgia.

39

Those with numbers before their names, signed the Con

stitution, . Those in Italicks, never attended,

10 Members who attended, but did not sign the Constitution, 16

65

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