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1787

May 1787

May 16, 1787: Z. (Pennsylvania)

June 1787

June 20, 1787: John Lansing, George Mason, and Luther Martin (Constitutional Convention)
June 27-28,1787: Luther Martin’s Objections (Constitutional Convention)

August 1787

Aug 6, 1787: A Foreign Spectator I (Pennsylvania)
Aug 9, 1787: Atticus Essay I (Massachusetts)
Aug 10, 1787: A Foreign Spectator, Part IV (Pennsylvania)
Aug 16, 1787: A Foreign Spectator, Part VI (Pennsylvania)
Aug 17, 1787: A Foreign Spectator, Part VII (Pennsylvania)
Aug 24, 1787: A Foreign Spectator, Part X (Pennsylvania)

September 1787

Sept 4, 1787: A Foreign Spectator, Part XV (Pennsylvania)
Sept 10, 1787: Objections of Edmund Randolph (Constitutional Convention)
Sept 12, 1787: A Foreign Spectator, Part XX (Pennsylvania)
Sept 13, 1787: A Foreign Spectator, Part XXI (Pennsylvania)
Sept 13, 1787: Objections to the Constitution (Virginia)
Sept 15, 1787: Objections of Elbridge Gerry (Constitutional Convention)
Sept 17, 1787: Benjamin Franklin Speech, Federal Convention (Constitutional Convention)
Sept 17, 1787: Constitution Signed at Conclusion of Constitutional Convention (Constitutional Convention)
Sept 17, 1787: Report of the Constitutional Convention (Constitutional Convention)
Sept 17, 1787: A Foreign Spectator, Part XXIII (Pennsylvania)
Sept 18, 1787: North Carolina Delegates to Governor Richard Caswell (North Carolina)
Sept 18, 1787: A Foreign Spectator, Part XXIV (Pennsylvania)
Sept 20, 1787: Confederation Congress reads Constitution (Confederation Congress)
Sept 21, 1787: A Foreign Spectator, Part XXV (Pennsylvania)
Sept 26-28, 1787: Confederation Congress debates Constitution (Confederation Congress)
Sept 26, 1787: Letter from Sherman and Ellsworth to the Governor of Connecticut (Connecticut)
Sept 26, 1787: An American Citizen I (Pennsylvania)
Sept 27, 1787: A Pennsylvania Farmer (Pennsylvania)
Sept 27, 1787: Cato I (New York)
Sept 28, 1787: Call for state ratifying conventions by Confederation Congress (Confederation Congress)
Sept 28, 1787: Pennsylvania calls for state convention (Pennsylvania)
Sept 28, 1787: A Foreign Spectator, Part XXVIII (Pennsylvania)
Sept 28, 1787: An American Citizen II (Pennsylvania)
Sept 28, 1787: An American Citizen III (Pennsylvania)
Sept 29, 1787: Curtius No. I (New York)

October 1787

Oct 1787: George Mason’s Objections (Virginia)
Oct 1787: An American Citizen IV (Pennsylvania)
Oct 1, 1787: Caesar I (New York)
Oct 1, 1787: Letter from Richard Henry Lee to George Mason (Virginia)
Oct 2, 1787: Foreign Spectator XXIX (Pennsylvania)
Oct 5, 1787: Centinel I (Pennsylvania)
Oct 6, 1787: Crito (Rhode Island)
Oct 6, 1787: State House Speech (Pennsylvania)
Oct 8, 1787: Federal Farmer I (Virginia)
Oct 9, 1787: Federal Farmer II (Virginia)
Oct 10, 1787: Federal Farmer III (Virginia)
Oct 10, 1787: James Wilson Speech, Pennsylvania Packet (Pennsylvania)
Oct 10, 1787: Randolph Letter, On the Federal Constitution (Virginia)
Oct 11, 1787: Cato II (New York)
Oct 12, 1787: Federal Farmer IV (Virginia)
Oct 12, 1787: An Old Whig I (Pennsylvania)
Oct 13, 1787: Federal Farmer V (Virginia)
Oct 13, 1787: Convention Essay (Massachusetts)
Oct 15, 1787: One of Four Thousand (Pennsylvania)
Oct 16, 1787: Richard Henry Lee to Edmund Randolph (New York)
Oct 17, 1787: Connecticut calls for state convention (Connecticut)
Oct 17, 1787: A Democratic Federalist (Pennsylvania)
Oct 17, 1787: Caesar II (New York)
Oct 17, 1787: An Old Whig II (Pennsylvania)
Oct 17, 1787: A Citizen of America by Noah Webster (Pennsylvania)
Oct 17, 1787: A Citizen of America: An Examination Into the Leading Principles of America (Pennsylvania)
Oct 18, 1787: Brutus I (New York)
Oct 18, 1787: Elbridge Gerry’s Objections (Massachusetts)
Oct 18, 1787: Atticus Essay II (Massachusetts)
Oct 20, 1787: An Old Whig III (Pennsylvania)
Oct 22, 1787: John DeWitt I (Massachusetts)
Oct 24, 1787: James Madison to Thomas Jefferson (Virginia)
Oct 24, 1787: Monitor Essay (Massachusetts)
Oct 24, 1787: Centinel II (Pennsylvania)
Oct 25, 1787: Massachusetts calls for state convention (Massachusetts)
Oct 25, 1787: A Republican No. 1 (New York)
Oct 25, 1787: Cato III (New York)
Oct 25, 1787: A Federalist Essay (Pennsylvania)
Oct 26,1787: Georgia calls for state convention (Georgia)
Oct 27, 1787: John DeWitt II (Massachusetts)
Oct 27, 1787: An Old Whig IV (Pennsylvania)
Oct 27, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 1 (New York)
Oct 28, 1787: Remarks on the Pennsylvania Ratifying Convention (Pennsylvania)
Oct 30, 1787: Philo-Publius Essay I (New York)
Oct 30, 1787: Letter from Gouverneur Morris to George Washington (Pennsylvania)
Oct 31, 1787: Virginia calls for state convention (Virginia)
Oct 31, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 2 (New York)

November 1787

Nov 1, 1787: New Jersey calls for state convention (New Jersey)
Nov 1, 1787: An Old Whig V (Pennsylvania)
Nov 1, 1787: Brutus II (New York)
Nov 1, 1788: Cincinnatus No. 1 (New York)
Nov 2, 1787: Foreigner I (Pennsylvania)
Nov 3, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 3 (New York)
Nov 3, 1787: A Farmer, of New Jersey: Observations on Government New York (New Jersey)
Nov 3, 1788: Elbridge Gerry to the Massachusetts General Court (Massachusetts)
Nov 5, 1787: John DeWitt III (Massachusetts)
Nov 5, 1787: A Landholder Letter I (Connecticut)
Nov 6, 1787: Pennsylvania elects 69 delegates (Pennsylvania)
Nov 6, 1787: An Officer of the Late Continental Army (Pennsylvania)
Nov 7, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 4 (New York)
Nov 7, 1787: Philadelphiensis I (Pennsylvania)
Nov 8, 1787: Centinel III (Pennsylvania)
Nov 8, 1787: Brutus, Junior (New York)
Nov 8, 1787: Cato IV (New York)
Nov 8, 1787: Cincinnatus No. 2 (New York)
Nov 8, 1787: Federal Farmer: Letters to the Republican (Virginia)
Nov 10, 1787: Delaware calls for state convention (Delaware)
Nov 10, 1787: Massachusetts Centinel (Massachusetts)
Nov 10, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 5 (New York)
Nov 12, 1787: A Landholder Letter II (Connecticut)
Nov 12, 1787: Connecticut elects 168 delegates (Connecticut)
Nov 14, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 6 (New York)
Nov 14, 1787: Socius Essay (Pennsylvania)
Nov 15, 1787: Brutus III (New York)
Nov 15, 1787: A Countryman I (Connecticut)
Nov 15, 1787: Essay by a Georgian (Georgia)
Nov 16, 1787: Philo-Publius Essay II (New York)
Nov 17, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 7 (New York)
Nov 17, 1787: An American: The Crisis (Massachusetts)
Nov 19, 1787: Massachusetts begins election of 355 delegates (Massachusetts)
Nov 19, 1787: A Landholder III (Connecticut)
Nov 20, 1787: Pennsylvania ratifying convention convenes (Pennsylvania)
Nov 20, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 8 (New York)
Nov 21, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 9 (New York)
Nov 21, 1787: George Mason’s Objections (Virginia)
Nov 22, 1787: Brutus on Mason’s Objections (Virginia)
Nov 22, 1787: Cato V (New York)
Nov 22, 1787: A Countryman II (Connecticut)
Nov 22, 1787: Atticus Essay III (Massachusetts)
Nov 22, 1787: Cincinnatus No. 4 (New York)
Nov 22-26, 1787: Delaware elects 30 delegates (Delaware)
Nov 22, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 10 (New York)
Nov 23, 1787: Agrippa I (Massachusetts)
Nov 24, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 11 (New York)
Nov 24, 1787: An Old Whig VI (Pennsylvania)
Nov 24, 1787 – Dec 24, 1787: Timothy Pickering and the Letters from the Federal Farmer (New York)
Nov 24, 1787: James Wilson Speech, Pennsylvania Convention (Pennsylvania)
Nov 24, 1787: John Jay and the Constitution (New York)
Nov 26, 1787: A Landholder Letter IV (Connecticut)
Nov 26,1787: A Democratic Federalist (Pennsylvania)
Nov 27, 1787: Maryland calls for state convention (Maryland)
Nov 27, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 12 (New York)
Nov 27, 1787: Agrippa II (Massachusetts)
Nov 27-Dec 1, 1787: New Jersey elects 38 delegates (New Jersey)
Nov 28, 1787: Philadelphia Freeman’s Journal (Pennsylvania)
Nov 28, 1787: John Smilie and Robert Whitehill’s Remarks on the Pennsylvania Ratifying Convention (Pennsylvania)
Nov 28, 1787: James Wilson’s Remarks on the Pennsylvania Ratifying Convention (Pennsylvania)
Nov 28, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 13 (New York)
Nov 28, 1787: Philadelphiensis II (Pennsylvania)
Nov 28, 1787: An Old Whig VII (Pennsylvania)
Nov 28, 1787: A Federal Republican: A Review of the Constitution (Virginia)
Nov 29, 1787: Brutus IV (New York)
Nov 29, 1787: Philo-Publius Essay III (New York)
Nov 29, 1787: James McHenry’s Speech to Maryland State House of Delegates (Maryland)
Nov 29, 1787: Maryland’s Constitutional Convention Delegates Address the State House of Delegates (Maryland)
Nov 29, 1787: Luther Martin Speech to Maryland State House of Delegates (Maryland)
Nov 29, 1787: A Countryman III (Connecticut)
Nov 30, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 14 (New York)
Nov 30, 1787: Centinel IV (Pennsylvania)
Nov 30, 1787: Agrippa III (Massachusetts)

December 1787

Dec 1787: John DeWitt IV (Massachusetts)
Dec 1, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 15 (New York)
Dec 1, 1787: Philo-Publius Essay IV (New York)
Dec 2, 1787: Daniel Carroll to Benjamin Franklin (Maryland)
Dec 3, 1787: Agrippa IV (Massachusetts)
Dec 3, 1787: A Landholder Letter V (Connecticut)
Dec 3, 1787: Tobias Lear to John Langdon, Mount Vernon (Virginia)
Dec 4, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 16 (New York)
Dec 4, 1787: Speech to the Pennsylvania Conventions, afternoon (Pennsylvania)
Dec 4, 1787: Speech to the Pennsylvania Conventions, morning (Pennsylvania)
Dec 4, 1787: Delaware ratifying convention convenes (Delaware)
Dec 4-5, 1787: Georgia elects 26 delegates (Georgia)
Dec 5, 1787: Philadelphiensis No. 3 (Pennsylvania)
Dec 5, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 17 (New York)
Dec 6, 1787: North Carolina calls for state convention (North Carolina)
Dec 6, 1787: A Countryman IV (Connecticut)
Dec 6, 1787: Z. (Massachusetts)
Dec 6, 1787: Cincinnatus VI (New York)
Dec 7, 1787: Delaware ratifies 30-0 (Delaware)
Dec 7, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 18 (New York)
Dec 8, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 19 (New York)
Dec 10, 1787: A Landholder VI (Connecticut)
Dec 11, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 20 (New York)
Dec 11, 1787: New Jersey ratifying convention convenes (New Jersey)
Dec 11, 1787: Agrippa V (Massachusetts)
Dec 12, 1787: Pennsylvania ratifies 46-23 (Pennsylvania)
Dec 12, 1787: Philadelphiensis IV (Pennsylvania)
Dec 12, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 21 (New York)
Dec 12, 1787: Cato Essay (New York)
Dec 13, 1787: Brutus V (New York)
Dec 13, 1787: Alfred (Pennsylvania)
Dec 14, 1787: Agrippa VI (Massachusetts)
Dec 14, 1787: New Hampshire calls for state convention (New Hampshire)
Dec 14, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 22 (New York)
Dec 14, 1787: Letter from George Washington to Charles Carter (Virginia)
Dec 16, 1787: Cato VI (New York)
Dec 17, 1787: A Landholder Letter VII (Connecticut)
Dec 18, 1787: New Jersey ratifies 38-0 (New Jersey)
Dec 18, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 23 (New York)
Dec 18, 1787: Agrippa VII (Massachusetts)
Dec 18, 1787: The Dissent of the Minority of the Convention of Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania)
Dec 19, 1787: Extract of a Letter from New York, dated December 7 (New York)
Dec 19, 1787: Anti-Cincinnatus (Pennsylvania)
Dec 19, 1787: Philadelphiensis No. 5 (Pennsylvania)
Dec 19, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 24 (New York)
Dec 20, 1787: A Countryman V (Connecticut)
Dec 21, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 25 (New York)
Dec 21, 1787: Robert Yates and John Lansing, Reasons of Dissent (New York)
Dec 22, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 26 (New York)
Dec 22, 1787: Atticus Essay IV (Massachusetts)
Dec 28, 1787: Genuine Information I (Maryland)
Dec 28, 1787: Luther Martin: Genuine Information I Baltimore Maryland Gazette (Maryland)
Dec 24, 1787: A Landholder Letter VIII (Connecticut)
Dec 25, 1787: Centinel VI (Pennsylvania)
Dec 25, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 27 (New York)
Dec 25, 1787: One of the People: Antifederalists Maryland Journal (Maryland)
Dec 25, 1787: Federal Farmer VI (Virginia)
Dec 25, 1787: Agrippa VIII (Massachusetts)
Dec 25, 1787: Georgia ratifying convention meets (Georgia)
Dec 26, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 28 (New York)
Dec 26, 1787: Philadelphiensis No. 6 (Pennsylvania)
Dec 27, 1787: Centinel VII (Pennsylvania)
Dec 27, 1787: Brutus VI (New York)
Dec 28, 1787: Samuel Adams and the Constitution (Massachusetts)
Dec 28, 1787: Agrippa IX (Massachusetts)
Dec 28, 1787: Luther Martin: Genuine Information II (Maryland)
Dec 29, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 29 (New York)
Dec 30, 1787: Federalist Paper No. 30 (New York)
Dec 29, 1787: Centinel VIII (Pennsylvania)
Dec 31, 1787: A Landholder Letter IX (Connecticut)
Dec 31, 1787: Georgia ratifies 26-0 (Georgia)
Dec 31, 1787: New Hampshire calls for state convention (New Hampshire)
Dec 31, 1787: New Hampshire elects 110 delegates (New Hampshire)
Dec 31, 1787: Federal Farmer VII (Virginia)
Dec 31, 1787: America by Noah Webster (New York)
Dec 31, 1787: A Freeman Essay to the People of Connecticut (Connecticut)

1788

Month Unknown

1788: A Citizen of New York by John Jay (New York)

January 1788

Jan 1788: Address by a Plebian (New York)
Jan 1788: Advertisement for the Pamphlet Edition of the Federalist (New York)
Jan 1, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 31 (New York)
Jan 1, 1788: Agrippa X (Massachusetts)
Jan 1, 1788: Genuine Information II (Maryland)
Jan 2, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 32 (New York)
Jan 2, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 33 (New York)
Jan 3, 1788: Cato VII (New York)
Jan 3, 1788: Federal Farmer VIII (New York)
Jan 3, 1788: Brutus VII (New York)
Jan 3, 1788: Connecticut ratifying convention convenes (Connecticut)
Jan 4, 1788: Federal Farmer IX (Virginia)
Jan 4, 1788: Luther Martin: Genuine Information III (Maryland)
Jan 5, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 34 (New York)
Jan 5, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 35 (New York)
Jan 7, 1788: James Wadsworth and Oliver Ellsworth Speeches in the Connecticut Convention (Connecticut)
Jan 7, 1788: Resolutions of the Tradesmen of Boston (Massachusetts)
Jan 7, 1788: Federal Farmer X (Virginia)
Jan 8, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 36 (New York)
Jan 8, 1788: Centinel IX (Pennsylvania)
Jan 8, 1788: Luther Martin: Genuine Information IV (Maryland)
Jan 8, 1788: Agrippa XI (Massachusetts)
Jan 9, 1788: Connecticut ratifies 128-40 (Connecticut)
Jan 9,1788: Massachusetts concludes election of 355 delegates (Massachusetts)
Jan 9, 1788: Samuel Huntington, Oliver Wolcott, Sr., and Richard Law: Speeches in the Connecticut Convention (Connecticut)
Jan 10, 1788: Brutus VIII (New York)
Jan 10, 1788: Philadelphiensis No. 7 (Pennsylvania)
Jan 11, 1788: Federal Farmer XI (Virginia)
Jan 11, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 37 (New York)
Jan 11, 1788: Common Sense Essay (Massachusetts)
Jan 11, 1788: Agrippa XII Part 1 (Massachusetts)
Jan 11, 1788: Governor George Clinton Speech to the New York Legislature (New York)
Jan 11, 1788: Luther Martin: Genuine Information V (Maryland)
Jan 12, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 38 (New York)
Jan 12, 1788: Federal Farmer XII (Virginia)
Jan 12, 1788: Centinel X (Pennsylvania)
Jan 14, 1788: Agrippa XII Part 2 (Massachusetts)
Jan 14, 1788: Federal Farmer XIII (Virginia)
Jan 14, 1788: The Report of the New York’s Delegates to the Constitutional Convention (New York)
Jan 15, 1788: Fisher Ames Speech, Massachusetts Convention (Massachusetts)
Jan 15, 1788: Luther Martin: Genuine Information VI (Maryland)
Jan 16, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 39 (New York)
Jan 16, 1788: State Soldier Essay I (Virginia)
Jan 16, 1788: Centinel XI (Pennsylvania)
Jan 17, 1788: Brutus IX (New York)
Jan 17, 1788: Federal Farmer XIV (Virginia)
Jan 17, 1788: Charles Turner Speech, Massachusetts Convention (Massachusetts)
Jan 18, 1788: Agrippa XII Part 3 (Massachusetts)
Jan 18, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 40 (New York)
Jan 18, 1788: Luther Martin: Genuine Information VII (Maryland)
Jan 18, 1788: Federal Farmer XV (Virginia)
Jan 18, 1788: A Citizen of New Haven by Roger Sherman, Letter I (Connecticut)
Jan 19, 1788: South Carolina calls for state convention (South Carolina)
Jan 19, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 41 (New York)
Jan 22, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 42 (New York)
Jan 22, 1788: Luther Martin: Genuine Information VIII (Maryland)
Jan 22, 1788: Agrippa XIII (Massachusetts)
Jan 23, 1788: Centinel XII (Pennsylvania)
Jan 23, 1788: Federal Farmer XVI (Virginia)
Jan 23, 1788: A Copy of a Letter from Centinel (Pennsylvania)
Jan 23, 1788: Philadelphiensis No. 8 (Pennsylvania)
Jan 23, 1788: Federal Farmer XVII (Virginia)
Jan 23, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 43 (New York)
Jan 23, 1788: A Freeman Essay I (Pennsylvania)
Jan 24, 1788: Brutus X (New York)
Jan 25, 1788: Agrippa XIV Part 1(Massachusetts)
Jan 25, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 44 (New York)
Jan 25, 1788: Federal Farmer XVIII (Virginia)
Jan 26, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 45 (New York)
Jan 27, 1788: Luther Martin’s Letter to Thomas Cockey Deye (Maryland)
Jan 29, 1788: Genuine Information IX (Maryland)
Jan 29, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 46 (New York)
Jan 29, 1788: Luther Martin: Genuine Information IX (Maryland)
Jan 29, 1788: Agrippa XIV Part 2 (Massachusetts)
Jan 29, 1788: Agrippa XV (Massachusetts)
Jan 30, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 47 (New York)
Jan 30, 1788: A Freeman Essay II (Pennsylvania)
Jan 30, 1788: Centinel XIII (Pennsylvania)
Jan 30, 1788: President John Sullivan on the Constitution Portsmouth (New Hampshire)
Jan 30, 1788: Massachusetts Compromise proposed (Massachusetts)
Jan 31, 1788: Georgia ratifies 26-0 (Georgia)
Jan 31, 1788: Brutus XI (New York)

February 1788

Feb 1, 1788: New York calls for state convention (New York)
Feb 1, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 48 (New York)
Feb 1, 1788: Luther Martin: Genuine Information X (Maryland)
Feb 2, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 49 (New York)
Feb 5, 1788: Agrippa XVI (Massachusetts)
Feb 5, 1788: Centinel XIV (Pennsylvania)
Feb 5, 1788: Sidney I (New York)
Feb 5, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 50 (New York)
Feb 6, 1788: Charles Turner Speech, Massachusetts Convention (Massachusetts)
Feb 6, 1788: Old Whig No. 8 (Pennsylvania)
Feb 6, 1788: Philadelphiensis No. 9 (Pennsylvania)
Feb 6, 1788: Massachusetts ratifies 187-168 with 9 proposed amendments (Massachusetts)
Feb 6, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 51 (New York)
Feb 6, 1788: A Freeman Essay III (Pennsylvania)
Feb 6, 1788: State Soldier Essay II (Virginia)
Feb 7, 1788: Thomas Jefferson to Alexander Donald, Paris (Virginia)
Feb 7, 1788: Brutus XII (Part 1) (New York)
Feb 8, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 52 (New York)
Feb 8, 1788: Luther Martin: Genuine Information XII (Maryland)
Feb 9, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 53 (New York)
Feb 12, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 54 (New York)
Feb 13, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 55 (New York)
Feb 13, 1788: New Hampshire ratifying convention, first session, convenes (New Hampshire)
Feb 14, 1788: Brutus XII (Part 2) (New York)
Feb 16, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 56 (New York)
Feb 18, 1788: Elihu Essay (Connecticut)
Feb 19, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 57 (New York)
Feb 20, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 58 (New York)
Feb 21, 1788: Brutus XIII (New York)
Feb 21, 1788: Sidney No. 2 (New York)
Feb 22, 1788: New Hampshire ratifying convention votes 56-51 for adjournment until June 18 (New Hampshire)
Feb 22, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 59 (New York)
Feb 22, 1788: The Adjournment of the New Hampshire Convention (New Hampshire)
Feb 22, 1788: Centinel XV (Pennsylvania)
Feb 23, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 60 (New York)
Feb 23, 1788: John Langdon to Rufus King (New Hampshire)
Feb 25-27, 1788: Remarks on the New Plan of Government, Hugh Williamson (New York)
Feb 26, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 61 (New York)
Feb 26, 1788: Centinel XVI (Pennsylvania)
Feb 27, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 62 (New York)
Feb 27, 1788: Massachusetts Centinel (New Hampshire)
Feb 27, 1788: Speech by John Hancock to the Massachusetts General Court (Massachusetts)
Feb 28, 1788: Brutus XIV (Part 1) (New York)
Feb 29, 1788: A Landholder X (Maryland)

March 1788

Mar 1, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 63 (New York)
Mar 3, 1788: Virginia meets to elect delegates (Virginia)
Mar 5, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 64 (New York)
Mar 6, 1788: Brutus XIV (Part 2) (New York)
Mar 7, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 65 (New York)
Mar 7, 1788: Maryland Farmer Essay III (Part 1) (Maryland)
Mar. 7, 1788: Reply to Maryland Landholder X (Maryland)
Mar 8, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 66 (New York)
Mar 8, 1788: Philadelphiensis No. 11 (Pennsylvania)
Mar 10, 1788: A Landholder XI (Connecticut)
Mar 11, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 67 (New York)
Mar 12, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 68 (New York)
Mar 12, 1788: State Soldier Essay III (Virginia)
Mar 12, 1788: One of the People Called Quakers (Virginia)
Mar 14, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 69 (New York)
Mar 15, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 70 (New York)
Mar 17, 1788: A Landholder XII (Connecticut)
Mar 18, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 71 (New York)
Mar 18, 1788: Maryland Farmer Essay III (Part 2) (Maryland)
Mar 18, 1788: Luther Martin: Address No. 1 (Maryland)
Mar 19, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 72 (New York)
Mar 19, 1788: State Soldier Essay IV (Virginia)
Mar 20, 1788: Brutus XV (New York)
Mar 21, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 73 (New York)
Mar 21, 1788: Luther Martin: Address No. 2 (Maryland)
Mar 24, 1788: A Landholder Letter XIII (Connecticut)
Mar 24, 1788: Rhode Island rejects call for a state ratifying convention (Rhode Island)
Mar 24, 1788: Centinel XVII (Pennsylvania)
Mar 25, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 74 (New York)
Mar 26, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 75 (New York)
Mar 28-29, 1788: North Carolina elects 268 delegates (North Carolina)
Mar 28, 1788: Luther Martin: Address No. 3 (Maryland)
Mar 30, 1788: Luther Martin to the Citizens of the United States (Maryland)
Mar 31, 1788: Virginia elects 168 delegates (Virginia)

April 1788

Apr 1, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 76 (New York)
Apr 2, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 77 (New York)
Apr 2, 1788: State Soldier Essay V (Virginia)
Apr 4, 1788: Maryland Farmer Essay VII (Part 1) (Maryland)
Apr 4, 1788: Luther Martin: Address No. 4 (Maryland)
Apr 7, 1788: Maryland elects 76 delegates (Maryland)
Apr 9, 1788: Centinel XVIII (Pennsylvania)
Apr 9, 1788: Philadelphiensis No. 12 (Pennsylvania)
Apr 10, 1788: Brutus XVI (New York)
Apr 10, 1788: Spurious Luther Martin: Address No. 5 (Pennsylvania)
Apr 11-12, 1788: South Carolina elects 222 delegates (South Carolina)
Apr 12, 1788: Fabius I (Pennsylvania)
Apr 15, 1788: Fabius II (Pennsylvania)
Apr 16, 1788: Consider Arms, Malachi Maynard, and Samuel Field: Dissent to the Massachusetts Convention, Northampton Hampshire (New Hampshire)
Apr 17, 1788: A Plebeian: An Address to the People of New York (New York)
Apr 17, 1788: Fabius III (Pennsylvania)
Apr 18, 1788: Elbridge Gerry Responds to the Maryland “Landholder” X (Massachusetts)
Apr 19, 1788: Fabius IV (Pennsylvania)
Apr 21, 1788: Maryland ratifying convention convenes (Maryland)
Apr 22, 1788: Fabius V (Pennsylvania)
Apr 23, 1788: A Farmer (Pennslyvannia)
Apr 24, 1788: Fabius VI (Pennsylvania)
Apr 26, 1788: Maryland ratifies 63-11 (Maryland)
Apr 26, 1788: Fabius VII (Pennsylvania)
Apr 29, 1788: Fabius VIII (Pennsylvania)
Apr 29-May 3, 1788: New York elects 67 delegates (New York)

May 1788

May 1, 1788: Fabius IX (Pennsylvania)
May 2, 1788: Federal Farmer: An Additional Number of Letters to the Republican (Virginia)
May 12, 1788: Philodemos Essay (Massachusetts)
May 12, 1788: South Carolina ratifying convention convenes (South Carolina)
May 23, 1788: South Carolina ratifies 149-73 (South Carolina)
May 25, 1788: Observations on the Constitution (Virginia)
May 28, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 78 (New York)

June 1788

June 1, 1788: Observations of the Constitution, James Monroe (Virginia)
June 2, 1788: Virginia ratifying convention convenes (Virginia)
June 4-5, 1788: Patrick Henry, Virginia Ratifying Convention (Virginia)
June 4, 1788: George Mason Speech (Virginia)
June 6, 1788: Edmund Randolph Speech (Virginia)
June 10, 1788: Edmund Randolph Speech, Virginia Ratifying Convention (Virginia)
June 12, 1788: Edmund Pendleton Speech (Virginia)
June 17, 1788: New York ratifying convention convenes (New York)
June 18, 1788: Virginia Ratifying Convention (Virginia)
June 18, 1787: New Hampshire ratifying convention, second session, convenes (New Hampshire)
June 18, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 79 (New York)
June 20, 1788: Melancton Smith Speech, New York Ratifying Convention (New York)
June 20, 1788: New York ratifying convention convenes (New York)
June 20, 1788: Melancton Smith, New York Ratifying Convention (New York)
June 21, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 80 (New York)
June 25, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 81 (New York)
June 25, 1788: New Hampshire: The Ninth Pillar Massachusetts Centinel (New Hampshire)
June 21, 1788: Alexander Hamilton Speech in the New York Ratifying Convention (New York)
June 24, 1788: John Lansing, New York Ratifying Convention (New York)
June 21, 1788: New Hampshire ratifies 57-47 with 12 proposed amendments (New Hampshire)
June 25, 1788: Virginia ratifies 89-79 with 20 proposed amendments (Virginia)
June 27, 1788: Virginia Ratifying Convention Amendment Proposals (Virginia)

July 1788

July 2, 1788: Congress accepts ratification of Constitution (Confederation Congress)
July 2, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 82 (New York)
July 4, 1788: Oration on the Fourth of July (Pennsylvania)
July 5, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 83 (New York)
July 16, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 84 (New York)
July 21, 1788: North Carolina ratifying convention convenes (North Carolina)
July 25, 1788: New York rejects conditional ratification (New York)
July 26, 1788: New York ratifies 30-27 with 31 proposed amendments (New York)

August 1788

Aug 2, 1788: North Carolina votes 184-84 against ratification (North Carolina)
Aug 13, 1788: Federalist Paper No. 85 (New York)

December 1788

Dec 10, 1788: An American Citizen: Thoughts on the Subject of Amendments, Part II (Pennsylvania)
Dec 18, 1788: A Citizen of New Haven by Roger Sherman, Letter I (Connecticut)
Dec 24, 1788: An American Citizen: Thoughts on the Subject of Amendments, Part III (Pennsylvania)
Dec 25, 1788: A Citizen of New Haven by Roger Sherman, Letter II (Connecticut)

1789

November 1789

Nov 16, 1789: Second North Carolina ratifying convention convenes (North Carolina)
Nov 21, 1789: North Carolina ratifies 194-77 (North Carolina)

1790

May 1790

May 26, 1790: Rhode Island ratifying convention convenes (Rhode Island)
May 29, 1790: Rhode Island ratifies 34-32 (Rhode Island)