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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.
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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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