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title:“Benjamin Franklin to M. Le Veillard”
authors:Benjamin Franklin
date written:1788-4-22

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Franklin, Benjamin. "Letter to M. Le Veillard." The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Vol. 3. Ed. Max Farrand. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1911. Print.

Benjamin Franklin to M. Le Veillard (April 22, 1788)

April 22. 1788.
It is very possible, as you suppose, that all the Articles of the propos'd new Government will not remain unchang'd after the first meeting of the Congress. I am of Opinion with You, that the two Chambers where not necessary, and I disliked some other Articles that are in, and wish'd for some that are not in the propos'd Plan: — I nevertheless hope it may be adopted, though I shall have nothing to do with the execution of it, being determined to quit all public Business with my present Employment, . . .

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