Monday, May 18, 2009

Quote from Rufus King, 1787

A great vice in our system was that of legislating too much. The most numerous objects of legislation belong to the States. Those of the Natl. Legislature were but few. The chief of them were commerce & revenue.

Rufus King
August 7, 1787
Constitutional Convention
Philadelphia, PA
As recorded by James Madison

Sunday, May 17, 2009