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The Fourth AmendmentOrigins and Original Meaning 602 - 1791$

William J. Cuddihy

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195367195

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367195.001.0001

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APPENDIX N-2 Ratifications by the State Legislatures in Chronological Sequence (cited by statute):

APPENDIX N-2 Ratifications by the State Legislatures in Chronological Sequence (cited by statute):

Source:
The Fourth Amendment
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

No. 1, New Jersey: 20 Nov. 1789

N. J. St., c. 268, sec. 1 (20 Nov. 1789), N. J. Laws, Stats., Acts, 14th Gen. Assemb., Oct. sess., p. 536.

No. 2, Maryland: 19 Dec. 1789

Md. St., 1789, Nov. sess., c. 6, Md. Laws, Kilty ed., vol. 2 (1785–92), unpaginated.

(p.899) No. 3, North Carolina: 22 Dec. 1789

N. C. St., 1789, Nov. sess., c. 19, Laws, 1789–90; N. C. State Recs., vol. 25, pp. 20–21. For the date: procs., 24 Nov., 8 Dec. 1789, N. C. Senate, Jnl., 1789, Nov. sess., pp. 18, 33. Procs., 5 Dec. 1789, N. C. House of Commons, Jnl., 1789, Nov sess., p. 40. Despite the above, the letter of transmission gives 22 Dec. as the date of the third reading and of passage in the lower house. Alex Martin to the President, 25 May 1790, Doc Hist. of Const., vol. 2, pp. 38–39.

No. 4, South Carolina 19 Jan. 1790

Resolution of 18 Jan. 1790, S. Carolina House of Representatives, “Jnls.,” 1790, fols. 75, 77–78, S. C. Ar., Columbia. Resolution of 19 Jan. 1790, S. Carolina Senate, “Jnls.,” 1790, fols. 39, 40, 42, S. C. Ar..

No. 5, New Hampshire, 25 Jan. 1790

Procs., 20 Jan. 1790 N. Hampshire Senate, Jnl., 1789, Dec. sess., p. 50. Procs. and joint resolve, 29 Jan. 1790, N. Hampshire House of Representatives, Jnl., 1789, Dec. sess., p. 90.

No. 6, Delaware, 28 Jan. 1790

Procs., 28 Jan. 1790, Del. House of Assembly, Votes and Proceedings, 1790, Jan. sess., pp. 38–40.

No. 7, Pennsylvania 10 Mar. 1790

Pa. St., c. 1492, sec. 1 (10 Mar. 1790), Pa. Stats., vol. 13 (1787–90), pp. 462–63. Pa. St. c. 1581, sec. 1 (21 Sept. 1791), ibid., vol. 14 (1791–93), pp. 126–27.

No. 8, New York, 27 Mar. 1790

N. Y. St., sess. 13, c. 15, N. Y. State Laws, vol. 3 (1789–96), pp. 120–21.

No. 9, Rhode Island, 15 June 1790

“An Act for Ratifying Certain Articles as Amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America…,” R. I. St., 1790, June sess., At a General Assembly of…Rhode Island…Begun…on…the Seventh Day of June…[1790] [Providence, 1790], pp. 4–5.

No. 10, Vermont, 3 Nov. 1791

“An Act Ratifying Certain Articles Proposed by Congress as Amendments to the Constitution…,” Vt. St., 1791, Oct. sess., Vt. Laws, Stats., Acts and Laws Passed…1791, Oct. sess., p. 39 and Doc. Hist. of Const., vol. 2, pp. 375–76.

No. 11, Virginia, 15 Dec. 1791

Resolution, 15 Dec. 1791, Va. House of Delegates, Jnl., 1791 Oct. sess., p. 103. Procs., 6, 8, 12, 14, 15 Dec. 1791, Va. Senate, Jnl., 1791, Oct. sess., pp. 37, 45, 50, 58, 60.