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Ratification by the States | Volume IX: Virginia, No. 2 | Documents

II: The Election of Convention Delegates, 3–27 March 1788
IntroductionDates of Election for the Virginia ConventionAccomack, 25 March
Albemarle, 13 MarchAmherst, 3 MarchAugusta, 18 MarchBerkeley, 18 MarchBotetourt, 11 March
Brunswick, 24 MarchBuckingham, 10 MarchCaroline, 13 MarchChesterfield, 13 MarchCulpeper, 17 MarchCumberland, 24 MarchEssex, 17 MarchFairfax, 17 MarchFauquier, 24 MarchFranklin, 3 March
Frederick, 4 MarchGloucester, 3 MarchHenrico, 3 MarchKing George, 6 March
Louisa, 10 MarchOrange, 24 MarchPowhatan, 20 MarchPrince Edward, 17 MarchPrince William, 3 MarchPrincess Anne, 13 MarchRockbridge, 4 MarchRockingham, 24 MarchShenandoah, 27 MarchSpotsylvania, 4 MarchStafford, 10 MarchWarwick, 13 MarchWashington, 10 MarchWestmoreland, 25 MarchWilliamsburg, 3 MarchYork, 17 MarchGeneral Commentaries on the Election of Convention Delegates, April–June 1788
III: The Debate over the Constitution in Virginia, 1 April–31 May 1788
IntroductionSt. Jean de Crevecoeur to William Short, New York, 1 AprilGeorge Washington to Benjamin Lincoln, Mount Vernon, 2 AprilCollin McGregor to Neil Jamieson, New York, 2 AprilA Virginian, Norfolk and Portsmouth Journal, 2 AprilPeregrine, Winchester Virginia Gazette, 2 AprilCassius I: To Richard Henry Lee, Esquire, Virginia Independent Chronicle, 2 AprilThe State Soldier V, Virginia Independent Chronicle, 2 AprilThe Circulation of the Book Version of The Federalist in Virginia, Norfolk and Portsmouth Journal, 2 AprilA Native of Virginia: Observations upon the Proposed Plan of Federal Government, 2 AprilTobias Lear to John Langdon, Mount Vernon, 3 AprilMentor, Petersburg Virginia Gazette, 3 AprilBaltimore Maryland Gazette, 4 AprilGeorge Nicholas to James Madison, Charlottesville, 5 AprilCharles Lee to Richard Henry Lee, Richmond, 6 AprilEdward Carrington to James Madison, Richmond, 8 AprilJames Madison to George Nicholas, Orange, 8 AprilHenry Knox to John Sullivan, New York, 9 AprilJames Madison to John Brown, Orange, 9 AprilGeorge Nicholas to David Stuart, Charlottesville, 9 AprilCassius II: To Richard Henry Lee, Esquire, Virginia Independent Chronicle, 9 AprilA Freeholder, Virginia Independent Chronicle, 9 April (Extraordinary)James Madison to Edmund Randolph, Orange, 10 AprilJames Madison to George Washington, Orange, 10 AprilJames Monroe to Thomas Jefferson, Richmond, 10 AprilOlney Winsor to Mrs. Olney Winsor, Alexandria, 10, 17 AprilCharles Lee to George Washington, Richmond, 11 AprilMaryland Journal, 11 AprilPhiladelphia Federal Gazette, 12 AprilCyrus Griffin to James Madison, New York, 14 AprilPhiladelphia Independent Gazetteer, 16 AprilGeorge Lee Turberville to James Madison, Epping, Richmond County, 16 AprilEdmund Randolph to James Madison, Richmond, 17 AprilPennsylvania Mercury, 17 AprilNicholas Gilman to John Sullivan, New York, 19 AprilGeorge Washington to Thomas Johnson, Mount Vernon, 20 AprilJames Madison to Thomas Jefferson, Orange, 22 AprilAn American, Norfolk and Portsmouth Journal, 23 AprilWinchester Virginia Gazette, 23 AprilCassius III: To Richard Henry Lee, Esquire, Virginia Independent Chronicle, 23 AprilA Freeholder, Virginia Independent Chronicle, 23 AprilEdward Carrington to Thomas Jefferson, New York, 24 AprilProvidence United States Chronicle, 24 AprilEdward Carrington to William Short, New York, 25 AprilGeorge Washington to John Armstrong, Sr. Mount Vernon, 25 AprilHenry Knox to Jeremiah Wadsworth, New York, 27 AprilNewspaper Version of Henry Knox's Letter to Jeremiah Wadsworth, 27 AprilGeorge Washington to James McHenry, Mount Vernon, 27 AprilCyrus Griffin to James Madison, New York, 28 AprilRichard Henry Lee to Samuel Adams, Chantilly, 28 AprilGeorge Washington to the Marquis de Lafayette, Mount Vernon, 28 April, 1 MayGouverneur Morris to George Washington, Richmond, 29 AprilThe Society of Western Gentlemen Revise the Constitution, Virginia Independent Chronicle, 30 April, 7 May (Extra)George Mason to John Francis Mercer, Gunston Hall, 1 MayGeorge Washington to Benjamin Lincoln, Mount Vernon, 2 MayGeorge Washington to Gouverneur Morris, Mount Vernon, 2 MayCaleb Wallace to William Fleming, Locust Groves, 3 MayRichard Henry Lee to George Mason, Chantilly, 7 MayDelaware Gazette, 7 MayPennsylvania Gazette, 7 MayThe First Attempt at Cooperation between Virginia and New York Antifederalists, 8 May–15 OctoberGeorge Nicholas to James Madison, Charlottesville, 9 MayJohn Brown to James Madison, New York, 12 MayEdward Carrington to Thomas Jefferson, New York, 14 MayTench Coxe to William Tilghman, Philadelphia, 14 MayCharles Lee to George Washington, Richmond, 14 MayBrutus, Virginia Independent Chronicle, 14 MayGeorge Washington to John Jay, Mount Vernon, 15 MayJames Madison to George Nicholas, Orange, 17 MayThe Second Attempt at Cooperation between Virginia and New York Antifederalists, 18 May–27 JuneJohn Parkinson to Joel Lane, Portsmouth, 18 MayNorfolk and Portsmouth Journal, 21 MayAn American: To the Members of the Virginia Convention, Pennsylvania Gazette, 21 MayBoston Independent Chronicle, 22 MayGeorge Washington to Richard Dobbs Spaight, Mount Vernon, 25 MayJames Monroe: Some Observations on the Constitution, c. 25 MayCyrus Griffin to James Madison, New York, 26 MayRichard Henry Lee to Edmund Pendleton, Chantilly, 26 MayGeorge Mason to Thomas Jefferson, Gunston Hall, 26 MayJames Madison to John Brown, Orange, 27 MayNew Hampshire Spy, 27 MayThe Impartial Examiner II, Virginia Independent Chronicle, 28 MayAn American, Pennsylvania Gazette, 28 MayWilliam Short to William Nelson, Jr. Paris, 30 MayWilliam Short to Thomas Lee Shippen, Paris, 31 May
IV: The Virginia Convention, 2–27 June 1788