TML Editor’s note: In presenting this internet version of Joseph Story’s 1833, Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States; with a Preliminary Review of the Constitutional History of the Colonies and States, Before the Adoption of the Constitution, for the Founders Corner Library, the editor has kept the original text and footnotes—some paragraphs, where noted, have been split into two or more smaller paragraphs for easier reading and clarity. Story’s work, as uniquely formatted and edited, Copyright © 2015 Steve Farrell.
BY JOSEPH STORY, LL. D., Dane Professor of Law In Harvard University.
Chapter 2: Origin and Settlement of Virginia
Chapter 3: Origin and Settlement of New England
Chapter 4: Massachusetts
Chapter 5: New Hampshire
Chapter 6: Maine
Chapter 7: Connecticut
Chapter 8: Rhode Island