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title:“William Blount to John Gray Blount”
authors:William Blount
date written:1787-5-22

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Blount, William. "Letter to John Gray Blount." Supplement to Max Farrand's The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Ed. James H. Hutson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987. 14. Print.
Autograph Letter Signed, North Carolina Division of Archives and History

William Blount to John Gray Blount (May 22, 1787)

William Blount to John Gray Blount New York May 22d 1787
I have before informed you that I was confined to the House with the blind piles and so I am yet but they are much mended. The Complaint is hardly called Sickness but it is undoubtedly the most painful teasing Complaint that I have ever experienced and I have had great Use for what I have none of when in pain namely Patience. I am this day informed that Williamson, Spaight and Martin are at Philadelphia or I should have sat out for that place on tomorrow or next day intolerable as traveling certainly would have proved to my Breeches. At present it is uncertain when I shall go but certainly not till I am quite well unless my Colleagues should inform me of a greater Necessity for my joining than I at present conceive....

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