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title:“James Sullivan to Elbridge Gerry”
authors:James Sullivan
date written:1789-6-28

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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. 256. Print.
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The James S. Copley Library

James Sullivan to Elbridge Gerry (June 28, 1789)

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hey are much displeased with and Disappointed in the great Man from Virginia they think he appears too serious in his motion for amendments but some of us think that he is going so far and laying aside the Amendments proposed by the Several states in order to prevent any thing being done on the subject, so we the people have our opinions and as yet in some instances dare to speak them. and we believe that through your Exertions and those of others we shall yet hold that priviledge.

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