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title:“Paine Wingate to Timothy Pickering”
authors:Paine Wingate
date written:1789-3-25

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Wingate, Paine. "Letter to Timothy Pickering." Creating the Bill of Rights. Ed. Kenneth R. Bowling and Helen E. Veit. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991. 223. Print.
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Massachusetts Historical Society

Paine Wingate to Timothy Pickering (March 25, 1789)

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Nobody thinks that a general convention will be called. Possibly in a convenient time Congress make {may} take up the consideration of amendments or alterations, and may recommend some that may quiet the fears & jealousies of the well designing & not affect the essentials of the present-system: I am rather inclined to suppose that this cannot be attended to immediately, but must be postponed for other more important matters.

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