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title:“Benjamin Goodhue to Samuel Phillips”
authors:Benjamin Goodhue
date written:1789-8-11

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Goodhue, Benjamin. "Letter to Samuel Phillips." Creating the Bill of Rights. Ed. Kenneth R. Bowling and Helen E. Veit. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991. 274. Print.
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Benjamin Goodhue to Samuel Phillips (August 11, 1789)

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The subject of amendments will come under consideration tomorrow, and the principal part of those reported will probably be accepted, but I confess I feel but a small encouragement to endeavour to reconsile the people to the Government by proposing amendments if the revenues of the public are to be squandered in enabling hungry mendicants to riot in luxury and profusion.

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