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title:“John Fitch to William Samuel Johnson”
authors:John Fitch
date written:1787-8-21

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Fitch, John. "Letter to William Samuel Johnson." Supplement to Max Farrand's The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Ed. James H. Hutson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987. 232-33. Print.
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Autograph Letter Signed, Conneticut Historical Society

John Fitch to William Samuel Johnson (August 21, 1787)

Philadelphia 21 August 1787 Honored Sir: Gratitude compells me to return you my sincere thanks for the honor you did me yesterday in calling to see my works, as the Countenance of such exalted Characters must give energy to any undertaking. I humbly beg leave thro' yourself to return my thanks to the Honourable Gentlemen that accompanied you and pray the further countenance and patronage of yourself and those Worthy Gentlemen in bringing to perfection so great an undertaking as I now have on hand. Pardon me Sir for saying no more than that I am. Your most Devoted and very Humble Servant John Fitch

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