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 Ratification of the Constitution Indexes | Index to Volumes 4–7: Ratification of the Constitution by the States: Massachusetts | C |  Capital, U.S.

References

Convention Debates, 21 January, P.M. [Ratification by the States 6:1291]

Convention Debates, 24 January, P.M. [Ratification by the States 6:1341]+

Subentries

– Confederation Congress intends to erect [1 reference]

– Congress has exclusive jurisdiction over [7 references]

– criticism of concept of a federal city [1 reference]

– danger from [6 references]

– expenditures in will be great [1 reference]

– government will always try to increase trade of [1 reference]

– location of causes Pa., N.J. and Del. to ratify [1 reference]

– location of in Philadelphia may not benefit Mass. [1 reference]

– location of lone Supreme Court [1 reference]

– militia will defend [1 reference]

– need for [2 references]

– New York City becomes during Confederation [1 reference]

– objection to size of [2 references]

– Pa. and Del. offer land for [2 references]

– Philadelphia will be [5 references]

– Philadelphians offer land for [3 references]

– prediction that all lawyers will live in [1 reference]

– question of need for [1 reference]

– revenue raised there will not belong to U.S. [1 reference]

– should be represented in House of Representatives [1 reference]

– should have bill of rights [1 reference]

– some Federalists would profit from central location of [2 references]

– no state should have jurisdiction over [1 reference]

– states could grant less than ten miles square for [1 reference]

– will be in Pa. [1 reference]