James Madison Papers

Notes on Debates, 6 June 1783

Notes on Debates

MS (LC: Madison Papers). For a description of the manuscript of Notes on Debates, see Papers of Madison description begins William T. Hutchinson, William M. E. Rachal, et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison (7 vols. to date; Chicago, 1962——). description ends , V, 231–34.

The report as to the territorial Cession of Virga. after some uninteresting debate was adjourned.1

1JM Notes, 4 June, and n. 2. See also ibid., 5 June, and n. 1. The journal of Congress omits mention of a session on 6 June. The report, again debated on 10 June, was not adopted by Congress until 13 September (JCC description begins Worthington Chauncey Ford et al., eds., Journals of the Continental Congress, 1774–1789 (34 vols.; Washington, 1904–37). description ends , XXIV, 406–9, 559–64; JM Notes, 10 June 1783).

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