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title:“Journal Notes of the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention”
date written:1787-12-11

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"Journal 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. 550. Print.

Journal Notes of the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention (December 11, 1787)

The Convention met pursuant to adjournment.
Petitions from sundry inhabitants and landholders of the county of Philadelphia (offering the said county, or any part thereof, for the seat of the general government, and for the exclusive legislation of Congress) were read; also petitions from sundry inhabitants of the counties of Philadelphia, Bucks, and Montgomery, offering a tract of country, situate between Pennipack and Neshaminy creeks, on the west side of the river Delaware, for the above purposes.
Ordered to lie on the table.
The Convention then resumed the consideration of the remaining articles of the proposed Constitution, and after some debate, Adjourned until half past three o'clock, P. M.

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