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ROBERT YATES


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1738-1801

Delegate to the Constitutional Convention (New York, did not sign)

Biographical Data
Religious Views
Quotations
References, Links, & Further Reading



Education:

Occupation: lawyer

Political Affiliation: Radical Whig, Antifederalist


Religious Affiliation: Dutch Reformed

Summary of Religious Views:

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References, Links, & Further Reading: Books, Articles, Links


Books

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Works by Robert Yates

Notes of the Secret Debates of the Federal Convention of 1787, Taken by the Late Hon Robert Yates, Chief Justice of the State of New York, and One of the Delegates from That State to the Said Convention (The Avalon Project -- Yale)
Notes of the Secret Debates of the Federal Convention of 1787, Taken by the Late Hon Robert Yates, Chief Justice of the State of New York, and One of the Delegates from That State to the Said Convention (The Online Library of Liberty)
Robert Yates and John Lansing's Reasons of Dissent from the Proposed Constitution (TeachingAmericanHistory.org)
Letter from the Hon. Robert Yates and the Hon. John Lansing, Jun., Esquires, to the Governor of New York; Containing Their Reasons for Not Subscribing to the Federal Constitution (The Online Library of Liberty)

Biographical Sites

Robert Yates (National Archives -- The Founding Fathers)
Robert Yates (Colonial Albany Social History Project)



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