New York Ratifying Convention. Seventh Speech of July 191
[Poughkeepsie, New York, July 19, 1788]
Ham[ilton]—would not object to the Idea—recommends this amend[men]t—2
Gilbert Livingston MS Notes, MS Division, New York Public Library.
2. H is referring to the following explanatory amendment suggested to the Convention by John Lansing, Jr.:
“That all appeals from any Court proceeding according to the Course of the common Law are to be Writ of Error & not otherwise.” (John McKesson Papers, New-York Historical Society, New York City.)