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title:“Roger Sherman in the House of Representatives”
authors:Roger Sherman
date written:1790-5-3

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Sherman, Roger. "Roger Sherman 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.

Roger Sherman in the House of Representatives (May 3, 1790)

May 3, 1790.
Mr. Sherman said, that a proposition to vest Congress with power to establish a National University was made in the General Convention; but it was negatived. It was thought sufficient that this power should be exercised by the States in their separate capacity.

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