2. John Randolph made a speech lasting nearly six hours in opposition to a bill to establish
a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States (Register of Debates in Congress, 19 Cong., 1 sess., 2:671).
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.