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Constitution of the United States - Viscount James Bryce, The American Commonwealth, vol. 1 
The American Commonwealth, with an Introduction by Gary L. McDowell, 2 vols (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1995).
Part of: The American Commonwealth, 2 vols.
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Constitution of the United States
Done in Convention by the unanimous consent of the States present,3 the Seventeenth day of September, in the year of our Lord 1787, and of the Independence of the United States of America the Twelfth.
In Witness whereof we have hereunto subscribed our names.
Presidt. and Deputy from Virginia.
New Hampshire —John Langdon, Nicholas Gilman. Massachusetts —Nathaniel Gorham, Rufus King. Connecticut —Wm. Saml. Johnson, Roger Sherman. New York —Alexander Hamilton. New Jersey —Wil. Livingston, Wm. Patterson, David Brearley, Jona. Dayton. Pennsylvania —B. Franklin, Thos. Fitzsimons, Thomas Mifflin, Jared Ingersoll, Robt. Morris, James Wilson, Geo. Clymer, Gouv. Morris. Delaware —Geo. Read, Richard Bassett, Gunning Bedford, Jun., Jaco. Broom, John Dickinson. Maryland —James M’Henry, Dan. Carroll, Dan. Jenifer, of St. Thomas. Virginia —John Blair, James Madison, Jun. North Carolina —Wm. Blount, Hugh Williamson, Rich’d. Dobbs Spaight. South Carolina —J. Rutledge, Charles Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, Pierce Butler. Georgia —William Few, Abr. Baldwin.
Attest: William Jackson, Secretary.
 The clause included in brackets is amended by the Fourteenth Amendment, 2d section.
 This clause in brackets has been superseded by the Twelfth Amendment.
 Rhode Island was not represented. Several of the delegates had left the Convention before it concluded its labours, and some others who remained refused to sign. In all, 65 delegates had been appointed, 55 attended, 39 signed.
The first ratification was that of Delaware, Dec. 7, 1787; the ninth (bringing the Constitution into force) that of New Hampshire, June 21, 1788; the last, that of Rhode Island, May 29, 1790.
 Amendments I-X inclusive were proposed by Congress to the legislatures of the states, Sept. 25, 1789, and ratified 1789–91.
 Amendt. XI was proposed by Congress, Sept. 5, 1794, and declared to have been ratified by the legislatures of the three-fourths of the states, Jan. 8, 1798.
 Amendt. XII was proposed by Congress, Dec. 12, 1803, and declared to have been ratified, Sept. 25, 1804.
 Amendt. XIII was proposed by Congress, Feb. 1, 1865, and declared to have been ratified by 27 of the 36 states, Dec. 18, 1865.
 Amendt. XIV was proposed by Congress, June 16, 1866, and declared to have been ratified by 30 of the 36 states, July 28, 1868.
 Amendt. XV was proposed by Congress, Feb. 26, 1869, and declared to have been ratified by 29 of the 37 states, March 30, 1870.
 Passed July 1909; proclaimed February 25, 1913.
 Passed May 1912, in lieu of paragraph one, section 3, article I, of the Constitution and so much of paragraph two of the same Section as relates to the filling of vacancies; proclaimed May 31, 1913.