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title:“Elbridge Gerry To The President of The Massachusetts Convention”
authors:Elbridge Gerry
date written:1788-1-15

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Gerry, Elbridge. "Elbridge Gerry To The President of The Massachusetts Convention." The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution. Vol. 6. Ed. Gaspare J. Saladino and John P. Kaminski. Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2000. 1188. Print.
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Massachusetts Archives; SC1 /series 45x, Massachusetts Archives Collection, v. 278: p149

Elbridge Gerry To The President of The Massachusetts Convention (January 15, 1788)

I was honored last evening, with a vote of the honorable Convention by the hands of their Committee, requesting me "to take a seat in the house to answer any question of fact, from time to time, that the Convention may want to ask respecting the passing of the constitution" & I shall in compliance with their request wait on that honorable body, this afternoon if possible, &continue with them during their Session.
I have the honor to be Sir with the highest respect for the Convention & yourself

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