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title:“Miles King to James Madison”
authors:Miles King
date written:1789-3-3

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King, Miles. "Letter to James Madison." Creating the Bill of Rights. Ed. Kenneth R. Bowling and Helen E. Veit. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991. 217. Print.
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Miles King to James Madison (March 3, 1789)

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I hope Congress will take up the Amendments proposed. by the States and do What is Necessary without there being a New Convention, I think Many of the Amendments are good & Necessary, but the great point of Direct Taxation will be of the Most Importance, When your Body Meets together and they should think it best for Congress to Retain that, I am perfectly Satisfyd. they Should Retain it2 I am very Willing to trust them, but Many of the Opposers to the Government will not agress Congress should have that power.

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