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The latest from H-SHEAR...

Hi-Res Scans and Transcriptions of Madison' Constitutional Convention Notes Now Available.

The Consource Project has embedded new high-resolution scans of James Madison's notes at the Philadelphia Convention with the Project's transcriptions in its digital library.  The images resize easily, but are better viewed on a large screen.  You can view and resize on a small mobile device screen, but it takes a good deal of manipulat