The Constitutional Convention: Suggestions For Further Reading
Washington at the Constitutional Convention. Junius Brutus Stearns (1856). Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 50.2.1. https://www.vmfa.museum/piction/6027262-8052859/
Recommended Reading

The Constitutional Convention: Suggestions For Further Reading

Banning, Lance. Jefferson and Madison. Madison, WI: Madison House, 1995.

Beeman, Richard. Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution. New York: Random House, 2009.

Bloom, Sol. History of the Formation of the Union under the Constitution. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1937.

Bowen, Catherine Drinker. Miracle at Philadelphia. New York: Little, Brown, 1966.

Brandt, Irving. James Madison: Father of the Constitution 1787–1800. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1950.

Commager, Henry Steele, ed. Documents of American History. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1968.

Deane, Charles, ed. History of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford. Boston: Privately printed, 1856.

Farrand, Max, ed. The Records of the Federal Convention. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1966.

Ferris, Robert, ed. Signers of the Constitution. Washington, DC: National Park Service, 1976.

Ford, W. C., ed. Journals of the Continental Congress: 1774–1789. Washington, DC:  Government Printing Office, 1904.

Gales, Joseph, Sr., ed. Annals of Congress. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1834.

Handlin, Oscar, and Mary Handlin, eds. The Popular Sources of Political Authority:  Documents on the Massachusetts Constitution of 1780. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1966.

Hening, W. W. Statutes at Large. Richmond, VA: George Cochran, 1823.

Hunt, Gaillard, ed. The Writings of James Madison. New York: G. P. Putman’s Sons, 1900–1910.

Hutchinson, William T., et al., eds. The Papers of James Madison. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1961.

Hyneman, Charles S., and Donald S. Lutz, eds. American Political Writings During the Founding Era. 2 vols. Indianapolis: Liberty Press, 1985.

Jensen, Merrill. The Articles of Confederation: An Interpretation of the Social-Constitutional History of the American Revolution, 1774–1781. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1970.

Kurland, Philip B., and Ralph Lerner, eds. The Founders’ Constitution. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987.

Lloyd, Gordon, ed. Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787 by James Madison, a Member. Ashland, OH: Ashbrook Center, 2014.

Lloyd, Gordon, and Margie Lloyd, eds. The Essential Bill of Rights. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1998.

McDonald, Forrest. E Pluribus Unum: The Formation of the American Republic, 1776–1790. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1979.

Morris, Richard B. Witness at the Creation. New York: New American Library, 1985.

Rossiter, Clinton. 1787: The Grand Convention. New York: New American Library, 1966.

Rutland, Robert Alan, et al., eds. The Papers of James Madison. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1975.

Stewart, David O. The Men Who Invented the Constitution. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2007.

Stryett, Harold, and Jacob Cooke, eds. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961–87.

Swindler, William F., ed. Sources and Documents of United States Constitutions.  Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana, 1973.

Tansill, Charles. Documents Illustrative of the Formation of the Union of the United States. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1927.

Thorpe, F. N., ed. The Federal and State Constitutions. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1909.

Van Doren, Carl. The Great Rehearsal: The Story of the Making and Ratifying of the Constitution of the United States. 1948. Reprint, New York: Penguin, 1986.

Vile, John R. The Men Who Made the Constitution. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013.

Wood, Gordon S. The Creation of the American Republic, 1776–1787. Williamsburg, VA: Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1969.)