Diary of Charles Francis Adams, volume 2

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16. IX.

15. IX:15. CFA


15. IX:15. CFA
15. IX:15.

Morning, walk to Capitol, House of Representatives, Mr. McDuffie, The Constitution,1 Beaumont and Fletcher, evening at home.


The House was again debating George McDuffie’s proposed constitutional amendment which would have altered the system of electing the President and Vice President (see entry for 16 Jan. 1824, and note, above). McDuffie spoke at length in favor of the amendment ( Register of Debates in Congress , 19 Cong., 1 sess., 2:1365–1376).