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title:“John Wendell to Elbridge Gerry”
authors:John Wendell
date written:1789-7-23

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Wendell, John. "Letter to Elbridge Gerry." Creating the Bill of Rights. Ed. Kenneth R. Bowling and Helen E. Veit. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991. 269. Print.

John Wendell to Elbridge Gerry (July 23, 1789)

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I perfectly agree in Sentiment with you, that unless some necessary Amendments take Place, (and there are so many offered as I fear will perplex &confound & perhaps entirely prevent the whole) the present Constitution will become Aristocratical to a high Degree, and that being too obnoxious to the People, will naturally bring on another Revolution in favr. of Monarchy; and could we be sure of a Race or Races of Washingtons to the End of Time, I should not care how soon it was established.

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