Congress of the United States: begun and held at the city of New-York, on Wednesday the fourth of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine [microform] : The conventions of a number of the states having at the time of their adopting the Constitution expressed a desire ... that further declaratory and restrictive clauses should be added ... Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives ... that the following articles be proposed to the legislatures of the several states as amendments to the Constitution ...
- Corporate Author:
- United States. Congress (1st, 1st session : 1789)
- [Philadelphia] : [Printed by Childs and Swaine], 
- Physical Description:
- 11 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 36 cm (folio)
- "Childs and Swaine were paid July 18, 1792, for 135 copies."--Bristol.
Contains (p. -2) the texts of twelve proposed amendments, to the Constitution. Followed (p. 3-11) by the texts of the ratifications by the states, 1789-1791. With their ratification by Virginia on Dec. 15, 1791, the third through twelfth of the proposed amendments, known as the Bill of Rights, received the necessary approval of three-quarters of the states and became the first ten amendments to the Constitution.
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- Other Forms:
- Digital image available in the Readex/Newsbank Digital Evans series.
- Reproduction Note:
- Microopaque. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1955-1983. 23 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 46596).
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Bristol, R.P. Supplement to Charles Evans' American bibliography, B8177
Shipton, C.K. National index of American imprints through 1800 46596
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