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title:“NY Ratification Convention Debates (June 19, 1788) - Poughseepsie Country Journal”
authors:Anonymous
date written:1788-6-24

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last updated:Jan. 22, 2013, 8:06 a.m. UTC
retrieved:Dec. 5, 2020, 12:19 p.m. UTC

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"NY Ratification Convention Debates (June 19, 1788) - Poughseepsie Country Journal." The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution. Vol. 22. Ed. John P. Kaminski. Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2008. 1701. Print.

NY Ratification Convention Debates (June 19, 1788) - Poughseepsie Country Journal (June 24, 1788)

. . . Mr. Chancellor Livingston opened the debates by a very elegant address to the House. He pointed out the necessity of Union to this State,1 in particular from its peculiar local situation.—He traced generally the leading and radical defects of the existing Confederation, and inferred strongly the magnitude and importance of the question then to be considered, and the propriety and even duty of divesting themselves of every preconceived prejudice, and of examining with the utmost coolness, moderation and candor. . . .

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