United States Bill of Rights 1789

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

Egbert Benson

Quill platform ID: p3745.

(21 June 1746 – 24 August 1833) Lawyer, delegate to the Continental Congress (but did not attend), and member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Benson was selected by the state legislature to join Hamilton as New York’s delegation to the Annapolis Convention of 1786. He served in the First Congress as a member of the House of Representatives and was appointed to the New York Supreme Court in 1794.

Member of New York Delegation .

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