DEFECTS OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT1
ANNAPOLIS IN THE STATE OF MARYLAND
SEPTEMBER 11th 1786
At a meeting of Commissioners, from the States of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Virginia--
|ALEXANDER HAMILTON||New York|
|ABRAHAM CLARKE||New Jersey|
|WILLIAM C. HOUSTON|
|JAMES MADISON, Junior|
|SAINT GEORGE TUCKER|
Mr. Dickinson was unanimously elected Chairman.
The Commissioners produced their Credentials from their respective States; which were read.
After a full communication of Sentiments, and deliberate consideration of what would be proper to be done by the Commissioners now assembled, it was unanimously agreed: that a Committee be appointed to prepare a draft of a Report to be made to the States having Commissioners attending at this meeting--Adjourned 'till Wednesday Morning.____________________
Notwithstanding the order to the chairman to sign the address it was signed by all the members of the Convention.