United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)

Twelve articles of amendment to the Constitution, introduced in September 1789 by Congress.

Georgia Delegation

This is one of the 12 delegations in the convention, accounting for 5 of 92 people who took part.

Members (5):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Abraham Baldwin Visualize (22 November 1754 – 4 March 1807) Congregationalist minister, army chaplain during the Revolutionary War, and lawyer. Baldwin was President of the University of Georgia, a Confederation Congressman, and delegate to the Constitutional Convention. He was elected to the US House of Representatives and then the Senate, where he became President pro tempore. Georgia Delegation (U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition)) , Georgia Delegation (This negotiation)
William Few Visualize Georgia Delegation (This negotiation)
James Gunn Visualize (13 March 1753 – 30 July 1801) U.S. Senator and delegate to the Continental Congress (but never attended sessions). He was also a planter, magistrate, state legislator, and militia officer. Georgia Delegation (This negotiation)
James Jackson Visualize (21 September 1757– 19 March 1806) Congressman, U.S. Senator, and Governor of Georgia. In 1777 Jackson was a delegate to the Georgia Constitutional Convention. He served in the state militia, fought in numerous engagements, and became a major general in 1792. He owned several thousand acres of rice and cotton-producing lands. Later in life, he began a law practice that provided additional income to the profits from his plantations. He was a keen code duello practitioner. Georgia Delegation (This negotiation)
George Mathews Visualize (30 August 1739 – 30 August 1812) U.S. Representative, soldier, land speculator, and Governor of Georgia. After serving in the House of Burgesses and as a colonel under George Washington in the Revolutionary War, Mathews was appointed as brigadier general in the militia and governor. He then became a member of the First Congress and served for one term before resuming the governorship. [‘Mathews, George’, American National Biography] Georgia Delegation (This negotiation)