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title:“Abraham B. Bancker to Evert Bancker Poughkeepsie”
authors:Abraham B Bancker
date written:1788-7-15

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Bancker, Abraham B. "Letter to Evert Bancker Poughkeepsie." The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution. Vol. 22. Ed. John P. Kaminski. Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2008. 2184. Print.
Recipient's Copy, Bancker Papers, New-York Historical Society

Abraham B. Bancker to Evert Bancker Poughkeepsie (July 15, 1788)

Hond. Sir— I am now to Acknowledge the receipt of your two favours of the 4th. instt. the one to me at this place, and the other for Arrietta with the basket reced. by her at Kingston—and am much Obliged to you for your particular care therein—I left Arrietta somewhat better yesterday Morning four oClock but still very helpless, the Rhumatick swelling having drawn down to the Ancle and foot—the Children were all well—The Convention are still without an accommodation between the parties—the Antifederal having finished their proposed Amendments (consisting of Conditional Explanatory and Recommenda[to]ry Amendments) yesterday I Expected the Question was drawing near, but the Fœderal party anxious to Ratify without Conditional Amendments have this Morning offered a number of Explanatory and Recommenda[to]ry Amendments similar to those offered as well by the other party as the other States, and are now in Dispute upon the Subject which may possibly set off the Question some days—I hope an Over ruling Providence will direct the Councils of the Convention for the preservation of our Peace and Liberty—Abm. received your Letter of the 11th. yesterday, this will be handed by Lawyer Ogelvie I Conclude with Sincere Regards to Papa, Mama Chris. & family and remain-
Hond. Sir Your Ever Affectt. Son-

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