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title:“William Samuel Johnson to Samuel Peters”
authors:William Samuel Johnson
date written:1787-7-27

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Johnson, William Samuel. "Letter to Samuel Peters." Supplement to Max Farrand's The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Ed. James H. Hutson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987. 196. Print.

William Samuel Johnson to Samuel Peters (July 27, 1787)

Stratford, 27th July 1787.
I have been all Summer at Philadelphia attending the Convention of the States, assembled by Recommendation of Congress, for the purpose of strengthening and consolidating our Union, and vesting more ample powers in our General Government than they at present possess. Whether we shall be able to agree upon any Plan which will be acceptable to the People I cannot determine, but there appear at present many circumstances in our favor....

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