Amending the Constitution

Constitution Sunday: A Further Reply to Elbridge Gerry: “A Landholder” [Oliver Ellsworth] V

A Further Reply to Elbridge Gerry: “A Landholder” [Oliver Ellsworth] V Connecticut Courant (Hartford), December 3, 1787 Following are excerpts from Oliver Ellsworth’s article, published in the¬†Connecticut Courant: “The vice-president is not an executive officer, while the president is in discharge of his duty; and when he is called to preside his legislative voice ceases.

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