Commentaries On The Constitution Of The United States

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THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES. CHAPTER I. ORIGIN AND
ADOPTION OF THE CONSTITUTION. § 272. In this state of things,
commissioners were appointed by the legislatures of Virginia and Maryland early
in 1785, to form a compact relative to the navigation of the rivers Potomac and
Pocomoke, and the Chesapeake Bay. The commissioners having met in March,
in that year, felt the want of more enlarged powers, and particularly of powers to
provide for a local naval ...

Commentaries On The Constitution Of The United States

Author: Joseph Story
Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
ISBN: 1584778784
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Book III begins with a history of the Constitution and its ratification. This is followed by a brilliant line-by-line exposition of each of its articles and amendments.