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title:“John Dickinson to George Read”
authors:John Dickinson
date written:1787-9-15

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Dickinson, John. "Letter to George Read." The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Vol. 3. Ed. Max Farrand. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1911. Print.

John Dickinson to George Read (September 15, 1787)

Mr. Dickinson presents his compliments to Mr. Read, and requests that if the constitution, formed by the convention, is to be signed by the members of that body, Mr. Read will be so good as to subscribe Mr. Dickinson's name — his indisposition and some particular circumstances requiring him to return home.1
September 15th, 1787.
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  • 1 Dickinson's signature to the Constitution is in Read's handwriting.
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