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CCXXII.: Mr. Smith in the New York Convention. 2 - 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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Mr. Smith in the New York Convention.2
4 July 1788
“Resolved as the Opinion of this Committee that the President of the United States shall hold his Office during the Term of seven Years & that he shall not be eligible a second Time.”
This he says was at one Time a Resolution of the grand Convention — — (& I suppose we must adhere to that Idea which upon more mature Consideration appeared to them improper.)
[2 ]Documentary History of the Constitution, IV, 734; taken from the Hamilton Papers.