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McMechen, David (1754-1810) [To the Voters of Baltimore-Town]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08175 Author/Creator: McMechen, David (1754-1810) Place Written: Baltimore, Maryland Type: Broadside Date: 10 April 1788 Pagination: 1 p.

Summary of Content: Co-signed by Samuel Sterett. Announces that two anti-Federalist candidates, David McMechen and Samuel Sterett, are pulling out of the election of delegates to the Maryland Ratification Convention because the principles they stand for have been misconceived by the citizens. The state of Maryland ratified the U. S. Constitution on 28 April 1788.

People: McMechen, David, ca. 1754-1810
Sterett, Samuel, 1758-1833

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Government and CivicsPoliticsElectionFederalistsUS ConstitutionRatification

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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