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title:“Davie to James Iredell”
authors:William Richardson Davie
date written:1787-7-17

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Davie, William Richardson. "Letter to James Iredell." The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Vol. 3. Ed. Max Farrand. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1911. Print.

Davie to James Iredell (July 17, 1787)

Philadelphia, July 17, 1787.
The two great characters you inquire after move with inconceivable circumspection. This hint will satisfy you. Their situations, though dissimilar, are both peculiar and delicate.
I shall not stay until the business is finished. I am sorry it will be out of my power. As soon as the general principles are established I shall set out.

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