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title:“President Thomas Collins to The Convention”
authors:Thomas Collins
date written:1787-12-4

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Collins, Thomas. "Letter to The Convention." The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution. Vol. 3. Ed. Gaspare J. Saladino and John P. Kaminski. Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 1978. 106. Print.
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Delaware Public Archives

President Thomas Collins to The Convention (December 4, 1787)

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Gentlemen: In conformity to a resolution of the General Assembly of the 9th of November 1787, I do herewith transmit to your honorable body an authentic copy of the Federal Constitution for you assent and ratification. As it is a subject of the first magnitude, you will pay that attention thereto as it justly merits.
Also I transmit a resolution of the General Assembly of the 9th November 1787. Permit me gentlemen to call your attention to the 5th section thereof. And do as in your wisdom you may think meet in the premises.

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