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title:“Sherman to John Adams”
authors:Roger Sherman
date written:1789-7-20

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Sherman, Roger. "Letter to John Adams." The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Vol. 3. Ed. Max Farrand. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1911. Print.

Sherman to John Adams (July 20, 1789)

July 20, 1789.
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Wherever the chief magistrate may appoint to office without control, his government may become absolute, or at least aggressive; therefore the concurrence of the senate is made requisite by our constitution.

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