New York Ratifying Convention. Eighth Speech of July 191
[Poughkeepsie, New York, July 19, 1788]
Gilbert Livingston MS Notes, MS Division, New York Public Library.
2. The proposed amendment reads as follows:
“That the Judicial p⟨ower⟩ of ⟨the⟩ United States as to Controversies between Citizens of different States is not to be construed to extend to any Controversy relating to any real Estate not claimed under Grants of different States.” (John McKesson Papers, New-York Historical Society, New York City.)
3. The Convention accepted H’s suggestion that this amendment be made recommendatory.