Front Page Titles (by Subject) CCXLV.: Sherman to John Adams. 2 - The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787, vol. 3
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CCXLV.: Sherman to John Adams. 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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Sherman to John Adams.2
July 20, 1789.
Wherever the chief magistrate may appoint to office without control, his government may become absolute, or at least aggressive; therefore the concurrence of the senate is made requisite by our constitution.
[2 ]Life and Works of John Adams, VI, 439.