"An Old Whig"
The "An Old Whig" wrote a series of 8 articles that appeared in
the Philadelphia Independent Gazetteer between October 12, 1787, and February 6, 1788. He argued that delegated powers in the Constitution were too broad.
The letters did not have titles. The titles shown are the editor's.
|1||The constitution once established never can be altered or amended||1787||Oct||12|
|2||Every power not expressly given must be reserved||1787||Oct||17|
|3||Treaty clause too dangerous||1787||Oct||20|
Bill of Rights needed||1787||Oct||27|
|5||What Bill of Rights must include||1787||Nov||1|
|6||Taxation power too broad||1787||Nov||2|
|7||Convention lacked authority, need new one||1787||Nov||28|
|8||Amendments needed before ratification||1788||Feb||6|
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