The Senate: A Balance For State Rights — Gouverneur Morris

Liberty Letters Quote of the Day, Gouverneur Morris

The consequence of such a transfer of power from the maritime to the interior and landed interest will he foresees be such an oppression of commerce, that he shall be obliged to vote for the vicious principle of equality in the second branch in order to provide some defense for the Northern States against it.

Source: Madison’s Notes on the Federal Convention of 1787, 13 July 1787. The

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