Notes on the Debates in the Federal Convention
By James Madison
June 14, 1787
Thursday June 14, 1787

IN CONVENTION

Mr. PATTERSON, observed to the Convention that it was the wish of several deputations, particularly that of N. Jersey, that
further time might be allowed them to contemplate the plan reported from the Committee of the Whole, and to digest one
purely federal, and contradistinguished from the reported plan. He said they hoped to have such an one ready by tomorrow to
be laid before the Convention:
And the Convention adjourned that leisure might be given for the purpose.
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