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title:“George Wythe to Edmund Randolph”
authors:George Wythe
date written:1787-6-16

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Wythe, George. "Letter to Edmund Randolph." Supplement to Max Farrand's The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Ed. James H. Hutson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987. 80. Print.
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Autograph Letter Signed, New York Public Library

George Wythe to Edmund Randolph (June 16, 1787)

80 SUPPLEMENT TO FARRAND'S RECORDS to obtain your sentiments on points of consequence which must here receive their discussion. . . . We hear nothing from N. Hampshire, not even who is president. Farewell R. King ALS (Library of Congress) GEORGE WYTHE TO EDMUND RANDOLPH Williamsburgh , r6 of June 1 7 8 7 Mrs. W.'s state of health is so low and she is so emaciated, that my apprehensions are not a little afflicting, and, if the worst should not befall, she must linger, I fear, a long time. In no other circumstances would I withdraw from the employment, to which I had the honour to be appointed but, as probably I shall not return to Philadelphia, if, sir, to appoint one in my room be judged adviseable, I hereby authorize you to consider this letter as a resignation no less valid than a solemn act for that express purpose. My best wishes attend you and the other respectable personages with whom I was thought worthy to be associated

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