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Clinton, George (1739-1812) to Samuel Huntington

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04767 Author/Creator: Clinton, George (1739-1812) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 5 May 1789 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 23.5 x 19.7 cm. Order a Copy

The governor of New York sends to the governor of Connecticut the New York legislature's proposed amendments to the Constitution (not included). Asks that this draft of the Bill of Rights be circulated in the Connecticut legislature.

Clinton, George, 1739-1812
Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

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