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 Ratification of the Constitution Indexes | Index to Volumes 4–7: Ratification of the Constitution by the States: Massachusetts | A |  Adams, John (Braintree)

References

Convention Debates, 30 January, A.M. [Ratification by the States 6:1372 n.]

William Cushing: Undelivered Speech, c. 4 February [Ratification by the States 6:1440 n.]

Subentries

– id. [1 reference]

– said to oppose Constitution [2 references]

– criticized for contradictory positions on slave trade [1 reference]

– describes “Caucus Club” of pre-Revolutionary Boston [1 reference]

– discussion over whether he would support new Constitution [1 reference]

– discussion whether he should retire [1 reference]

– favors ratification and subsequent amendments [2 references]

– illness of [2 references]

– sent copy of Constitution [2 references]

– Jackson uses in A Native of Boston [1 reference]

– King says he is not a partisan or blind admirer of Constitution [1 reference]

– negotiates Dutch loan [3 references]

– not a delegate to Constitutional Convention [1 reference]

– opinion of on Constitution sought [2 references]

– plans to return to United States [2 references]

– as possible first U.S. vice president [1 reference]

– praise of for virtue [3 references]

– praises British Constitution [2 references]

– praises Mass. navigation act [2 references]

– and Mass. constitution of 1780 [3 references]

– as U.S. minister to Great Britain [2 references]

– will attend second Constitutional Convention if Constitution is not ratified [1 reference]

– letters from [4 references + 2 subentries]

– letters to [2 references + 2 subentries]

Defence of the Constitutions [10 references + 4 subentries]

– diary of, quoted [1 reference]