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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 39 23 Browse Search
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 30 0 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 26 0 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3 23 3 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 15 1 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 14 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 12 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 11 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 11 1 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 10 0 Browse Search
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r the report of the Committee on Federal Relations, the pending question being on the amendment offered by the gentleman from Gloucester, (Mr. Seawell,) to insert in the fifth line of the first resolution, after the word"sovereignties, " the words "and still are sovereign." Mr. Scott, of Powhatan, moved to amend the amendment by adding after the word "sovereign," the words "over all powers not granted to the United States by the Constitution of the United States." Mr. Fisher, of Northampton, asked if there was any person in the United States who deemed that proposition? The Chairman.--That is not for the Chair to decide. Mr. Fisher desired to have something tangible to vote upon. Mr. Conrad, of Frederick, thought that altogether too much stress was placed upon the word sovereign. It was a word more applicable to European nations than to a Republican country. He thought there was no more relevancy in the insertion of the proposed amendment than in the inserti
Evening session. The Committee was called to order by Mr. Southall, at 4 o'clock. Mr. Fisher, of Northampton, said the Committee had passed upon the two amendments offered, and he supposed the first resolution was now open for amendment. The Chairman.--Yes, sir. Mr. Fisher.--Then I propose to amend by striking lution, as reported, would prove acceptable to every one, without amendment. The object of an amendment ought to be to remove an ambiguity.--The gentleman from Northampton proposes to substitute for the word "people," the word "States." Mr. Madison defined the word States to mean the people of the States. But to come to a higher the record. The act of Virginia, ratifying the Constitution, expressly makes the ratification by and on behalf of the people of the State. The gentleman from Northampton was objecting to the very term in which the Constitution was ratified. The amendment was like the others, hyper-critical, and he hoped no modi fication would