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 Ratification of the Constitution Indexes | Index to Volumes 4–7: Ratification of the Constitution by the States: Massachusetts | A |  Adams, Samuel (Boston-Y)

References

Ship News, American Herald, 28 January [Ratification by the States 5:816 n.]

Convention Journal, 31 January, P.M. [Ratification by the States 6:1383 n.]+

Subentries

– id. [1 reference]

– and 1788 election for It. governor [1 reference]

– accepts Constitution with recommendatory amendments [1 reference]

– accused of deceiving mechanics and tradesmen [1 reference]

– advises Hancock to oppose Constitution [1 reference]

– advocated for U.S. Senate [1 reference]

– and allegorical essay on Boston election of Convention delegates [2 references]

– as an Antifederalist [41 references]

– signs Articles of Confederation [1 reference]

– and Constitutional Convention [5 references]

– attacked as public defaulter [1 reference]

– Benjamin Austin as tool of [2 references]

– and Boston tradesmen’s meeting [11 references]

– as member of Boston’s pre-Revolutionary “Caucus Club” [1 reference]

– and circulation of Dissent of the Minority of the Pa. Convention [1 reference]

– prediction he will favor Constitution [1 reference]

– defeated for U.S. House of Representatives [1 reference]

– defense of against Federalist criticism [2 references]

– devoted to Hancock [1 reference]

– and distribution of Federal Farmer [6 references]

– elected to Council (1788) [1 reference]

– fear of his opposition to Constitution [2 references]

– as framer of Mass. Constitution [1 reference]

– has not yet declared himself on Constitution [4 references]

– and Hutchinson letters [1 reference]

– in Mass. constitutional convention [1 reference]

– opposes incorporation of Boston [1 reference]

– influence of is not great [2 references]

– and meeting of Boston delegation at Bowdoin’s house [1 reference]

– receives Richard Henry Lee’s amendments [1 reference]

– North End Caucus meets concerning Antifederalism of [1 reference]

– popularity of in Mass. [1 reference]

– as possible author of Helvidius Priscus [6 references]

– as possible author of Prudental [1 reference]

– as possible author of Republican Federalist [3 references]

– as probable author of The Votes and Proceedings of the Freeholders… of Boston [1 reference]

– praised for consistent support of republican principles [1 reference]

– praise of role of in Revolution [2 references]

– referred to as “the old Patriot” [1 reference]

– said to object only to prohibition of religious test [1 reference]

– as president of Mass. Senate [7 references]

– praises slave-trade provision of Constitution [1 reference]

– support of Constitution will lead to ratification [1 reference]

– letters from [1 reference + 2 subentries]

– letters to [3 references + 2 subentries]

– in Convention [18 subentries]

– speeches of [12 references + 1 subentry]