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Butler, Pierce (1744-1822) [State of the resolutions submitted by... Mr. Randolph...]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00819.06 Author/Creator: Butler, Pierce (1744-1822) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Manuscript document Date: 13 June 1787 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Changes to the Virginia Plan as agreed to by "a committee of the Whole House." In Secretary to the Convention William Jackson's hand per CH. Date from Hutson.

People: Butler, Pierce, 1744-1822.

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: US Constitution, US Constitutional Convention, Government and Civics, Law

Sub Era: Creating a New Government