. Article XVII in the Dickinson draft reads: “In determining Questions (in Congress
) each Colony shall have one Vote” (same, p. 550). Jefferson's Notes of Proceedings
do not indicate that this important article came up at all until 30 July. If it did
come up on the 25th, it was quickly passed over, but see 30 July
and 1 Aug.
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.