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EXCERPT from “Disunion Sentiment In Congress, 1794 – “T[aylor] pressed K[ing] to state his suspicions of the designs of M[adison] to declare what points he wished to be conceded by his opponents—to state the supposed objects of the two parties, which disunited them, independent of the debt—and to say whether some alternative preferable to a dissolution of the union, could not be hit upon. But K[ing] declined any explanations of these kinds, contending that the only remedy for the political dissentious, was a dissolution of the union. And nothing being concluded upon, the conversation ended.”
Note that “dissolution” is the same as “secession”. Running through this discussion between Madison & Taylor is the possibility that the New England states will leave the union. None of the parties seem to believe this is anything but possible (while lamentable) proving, again, the Constitution has no inherent power to compel States to remain in the Union, none.