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title:“James Sullivan to Elbridge Gerry”
authors:James Sullivan
date written:1789-4-22

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Sullivan, James. "Letter to Elbridge Gerry." Creating the Bill of Rights. Ed. Kenneth R. Bowling and Helen E. Veit. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991. 232. Print.
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Massachusetts Historical Society

James Sullivan to Elbridge Gerry (April 22, 1789)

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I rather incline to believe that our people in this part of the union will be very quiet without any amendments untill some measure shall be adopted by the General Government which they may deem oppressive, upon which they will grow uneasy and charge it upon the want of alterations whether it arises from that cause or not.

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