Several notable committees met during the creation of the Constitution.
These committees are referred to in the Convention
Topic Page and the Convention Timeline. This
page used James Madison's notes from the
convention as source material for providing the members of these
Members of various committees in the Constitutional Convention
Proposed and appointed May 25, to set
rules for the convention
First Committee of Eleven
Proposed and appointed July 2, on the
question of equal represenation in the Senate
Committee of Detail
23, members appointed July 24, to create
a constitution containing all issues agreed to by the convention
Result: August 6 Draft
Second Committee of Eleven
Proposed and appointed August 25, to
consider issues concerning uniform duties and fees
Third Committee of Eleven
Proposed and appointed August 31, to
address tabled issues and committee reports not yet acted upon
Committee of Style and Arrangement
Proposed and appointed September 8, to
revise the style and arrangement of the Constitution
Result: September 12 Draft
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