Twelve articles of amendment to the Constitution, introduced in September 1789 by Congress.
This is one of the 12 delegations in the convention, accounting for 5 of 92 people who took part.
|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 (United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 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)|