Front Page Titles (by Subject) XXIX.: W. R. Davie to James Iredell. 1 - The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787, vol. 3
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XXIX.: W. R. Davie to James Iredell. 1 - Max Farrand, The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787, vol. 3 
The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787, ed. Max Farrand (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1911). Vol. 3.
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W. R. Davie to James Iredell.1
Philadelphia, May 30th, 1787.
After a very fatiguing and rapid journey I arrived here on the 22d. The gentlemen of the Convention had been waiting from day to day for the presence of seven States; on the 25th the members from Jersey attended, and Gen. Washington was chosen President. Yesterday nine States were represented, and the great business of the meeting was brought forward by Virginia, with whom the proposition for a Convention had originated.
As no progress can yet be expected in a business so weighty, and, at the same time, so complicated, you will not look for any news now from this quarter.
[1 ]McRee, Life and Correspondence of James Iredell, II, 161.