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Pinckney, Charles to Mathew Carey re: proposal to give federal government veto over state laws

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04842.12 Author/Creator: Pinckney, Charles Place Written: Charleston Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1788/08/10 Pagination: 1 p. + addr 31.8 x 20.1 cm

Summary of Content: Asking for a bound copy of Carey's "Museum" and saying that he cannot provide a copy of his "System" [CP's draft proposals for a constitution] because one copy was laid before the Convention and the other is on-loan. He writes that the proposals were adopted [30+ parts] with the exception of a Federal veto on state laws.

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: State ConstitutionJournalismGovernment and CivicsLawRatificationUS Constitution

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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