Archibald MacLaine

January 01, 1722 - January 01, 1804
"The gentlemen who framed it were not the representatives of the people; they [...] were delegated by states [...]. They did not think that they were the people, but intended it for the people, at a future day [...]. It was to be submitted by the legislatures to the people; so that, when it is adopted, it is the act of the people."source: Elliot, 4:16constitution, adoption, framers, ratification

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