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CCLV.: Roger Sherman in the House of Representatives. 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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Roger Sherman in the House of Representatives.1
May 3, 1790.
Mr. Sherman said, that a proposition to vest Congress with power to establish a National University was made in the General Convention; but it was negatived. It was thought sufficient that this power should be exercised by the States in their separate capacity.
[1 ]Annals of Congress, First Congress, II, 1551.