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title:“Jonathan Dayton in the House of Representatives”
authors:Jonathan Dayton
date written:1791-12-22

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Dayton, Jonathan. "Jonathan Dayton in the House of Representatives." The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Vol. 3. Ed. Max Farrand. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1911. Print.

Jonathan Dayton in the House of Representatives (December 22, 1791)

December 22, 1791.
Mr. Dayton also objected to the motion; he thought fourteen days would be a more proper time; it was the design of the Constitution, though it is not expressed, that the President should not know the characters to whom he is indebted for his election.

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