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Williamson, Hugh to Samuel Johnstone re: reporting on absent delegate, citing strength of Union

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04842.13 Author/Creator: Williamson, Hugh Place Written: New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1788/05/30 Pagination: 1 p. + addr 25.4 x 19.6 cm

Summary of Content: Williamson mentions a French pirate as an example of the states coming together in a Federal Union. Written as a delegate to the governor of North Carolina.

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


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: US ConstitutionFrancePiratesRatification

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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