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Ratification of the Constitution Series

This documentary series is a research tool of remarkable power, an unrivaled reference work for historical and legal scholars, librarians, and students of the Constitution. The volumes are encyclopedic, consisting of manuscript and printed documents compiled from hundreds of sources, copiously annotated, thoroughly indexed, and often accompanied by microfiche supplements.

The supplemental documents for Massachusetts (Mfm:Mass.) are now available.

The Documentary History of the Ratification
of the Constitution

"The most important editorial project in the nation." Leonard W. Levy

Edited by John P. Kaminski, Gaspare J. Saladino,
Richard Leffler, Charles H. Schoenleber and Margaret A.

Completed Volumes

* Microfiche supplements included

Forthcoming Volumes

  • Volume XXVII: Ratification by the States: North Carolina, No. 1
  • Volume XXVIII: Ratification by the States: North Carolina, No. 2
  • Volume XI: Ratification by the States: Maryland, South Carolina
  • Volume XII: Ratification by the States:
    New Hampshire and Vermont, Congress Calls Elections
  • Volume XXIX: Ratification by the States: Bill of Rights, No. 1
  • Volume XXX: Ratification by the States: Bill of Rights, No. 2

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