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title:“Notes on debates by John Lansing”
authors:John Lansing, Jr.
date written:1787-5-25

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Lansing, John, Jr. "Notes on debates by John Lansing." Supplement to Max Farrand's The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Ed. James H. Hutson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987. 19-20. Print.

Notes on debates by John Lansing (May 25, 1787)

Attended the Convention of the States at the State House in Philadelphia when the following States were represented. New York-by Col. Hamilton and myself. Jersey-by Judge Brearsley, Mr. Houston, and Mr. Paterson Pennsylvania-by Robert Morris, James Wilson, G. Morris, Mr. Fitzsimmons. Deleware-Judge Reed, Mr. Broome, and Mr. Basset. Virginia-General Washington, Governor Randolph, Mr. Wyth, Mr. Mason, Mr. Matthewson. North Carolina -South Carolina-Mr. Rutledge, C. Pinkney, C. C. Pinkney, Mr. Butler. A Motion by R. Morris that General Washington take the Chair unanimously agreed to. When seated he declared that as he never had been in a similar Situation

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