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title:“Notes by Pierce Butler”
authors:Pierce Butler
date written:1787-7-10

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Butler, Pierce. "Notes by Pierce Butler." Supplement to Max Farrand's The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Ed. James H. Hutson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987. 161-62. Print.
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Photostat, Library of Congress

Notes by Pierce Butler (July 10, 1787)

New Hampshire 2 3 Massachusetts 7 8 R. Island 1 1 Connecticut 4 5 New York 5 6 New Jersey 3 4 Pensylvania 8 8 Delaware 1 1 Maryland 4 6 Virginia 9 10. North Carolina 5 5 So. Carolina 5 5 Georgia 2 3* *This principle is grounded, I am told on the following— The number of white Inhabitants in the U. S. supposed to be 2,500,000—the proportions alloted to Each State will be as follows Returnd from Actual New Hampshire 97,847 Numeration Vidzt. Massachusets 374,045 N Hampshire 102 000 Rhode Island 53,863 Massachusets 353,000 Connecticut 220,152 Connecticut 202,000 New York 213,739 New York 238,000 New Jersey 138,930 New Jersey 140,000 Pensylvania Delaware 40,000 Maryland 218,000 Virginia Supposd 4 So. Carolina 21 To0 , : 0770 0 No Carolina I suppose Negroes are included in the last 3 states Representation as fixd by the Convention in the proportion of one Member in the House of Representatives to 35,000 the Blacks reckend at the rate of 3/5ths. Pensylvania 341,983 Maryland 235 864 Virginia 427 474 N. Carolina 18i 655 Georgia 27,060 - 162 SUPPLEMENT TO FARRAND'S RECORDS New Hampshire 102 000 3 Delaware 1 Massachusetts ... 352 000 8 Maryland 6 R. Island 1 Virginia io Connecticut 5 No. Carolina 5 N. York 6 So. Carolina . 5 Jersey 4 Georgia 3 Pennsylvania 8 30 total 65. 33. PHOTOSTAT (Library of Congress) GEORGE WASHINGTON: DIARY Tuesday. 1 oth. Attended Convention. Dined at Mr. Morris's. Drank Tea at Mr. Binghams & went to the Play.

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