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Original Discontents
Commentaries on the Creation of Connecticut’s Constitution of 1818
Richard Buel, Jr., ed.; George J. Willauer, Jr., ed.

The Acorn Club



Contents

• Acknowledgements
• Historical Background
• Introduction to the Commentaries
• BACKGROUND COMMENTARIES
• Michael Sevetus, “The Age of Improvements,” First ser. Hartford Times, February 25-April 1, 1817
• George H. Richards, The Politics of Connecticut, Hartford, Winter/Spring 1817
• “One of the People,” Connecticut Courant, April 1 1817
• Editorial, Connecticut Journal, August 12, 1817
• “To the Freemen of Connecticut,” Connecticut Courant, August 26 & September 2, 1817
• “Sober Sense,” Connecticut Courant, August 26, 1817
• “State Constitution Again,” Hartford Times, February 3, 1818
• “Constitution” I-IV, Columbian Register, February 28-March 21, 1818
• PRE – CONVENTION COMMENTARIES
• “A Freeman,” Connecticut Journal, June 16, 1818
• “Hamilton,” Connecticut Courant, June 30, 1818
• “Judd” I-IV, Hartford Times, July 21-August 26, 1818
• “Davenport,” Connecticut Courant, July 28 1818
• “A Freeman,” I-II, Connecticut Courant, August 4 1818
• “A Republican,” Columbian Register, August 8, 1818
• “Sidney,” Connecticut Courant, August 11, 1818
• “Another Freeman,” Connecticut Courant, August 18, 1818
• “B.X.,” Connecticut Journal, August 18, 1818
• POST-CONVENTION COMMENTARIES
• “The Constitution,” Hartford Times, September 22 & 29, 1818
• “A Freeman,” Connecticut Courant, September 22, 1818
• “A Freeman,” Connecticut Courant, September 29, 1818
• “Z,” Connecticut Courant, September 29, 1818
• “An Episcopalian,” Connecticut Journal, September 29, 1818
• Two Federalist Comments on the Ratification Process
• “Alfred,” Connecticut Courant, October 20, 1818
• APPENDIX
• Fundamental Orders of 1639
• Charter of Connecticut (1662)
• Text of the Constitution of 1818

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