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Butler, Pierce (1744-1822) Quota of tax and delegates by States

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00819.05 Author/Creator: Butler, Pierce (1744-1822) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph manuscript Date: 09 June 1787 Pagination: 1 p. ; 19 x 12 cm.

Summary of Content: Written on recto of first leaf only, a list beginning "Virginia," that indicates its population and ratio of delegates (for representation in Congress).

Background Information: Signer of the U.S. Constitution.

Full Transcript: Quota of Tax Delegates Virginia 512.974 16 Massachusetts 448.854 14 Pennsylvania 410.378 12 3/4 Maryland 283.034 8 3/4 Connecticut 264.182 8 New York 256.486 8 North Carolina 218.012 6 3/4 So. Carolina 192.366 6 New Jersey 166.716 5 New Hampshire 105.416 3 1/4 Rhode Island 64.636 2 Delaware 44.886 1 1/4 Georgia 32.060 __1______ This by


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Taxes or TaxationNaturalizationCensusUS ConstitutionUS Constitutional ConventionGovernment and CivicsLawFinanceEconomics

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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