Madison, James. Records of the Debates in the Federal Constitution of 1787 as Reported by James Madison. Selected and Arranged by Charles Tansill. Legal Classics Library: Birmingham, 1989. Full green calf, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, extra gilt. Slight scratch to top page edges, else fine condition. $45. * Excerpted from Documents Illustrative of the Formation of the American States, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1927. The Federal Convention met on May 25, 1787. 55 delegates from 12 states debated the fate of the Articles of Confederation. Hamilton and Madison were instrumental in convincing 39 delegates to sign the new Constitution, which eliminated rather than amended the old Articles of Confederation. A Landmark document in American Constitution law.
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