United States Bill of Rights 1789

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

William Floyd

Quill platform ID: p3746.

(17 December 1734 – 04 August 1821) Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Congressman, and estate owner.

He held several positions within the militia and was elected to the first Continental Congress. Floyd was also a financier, lending money at interest. His family estate was worked by free labour and by eleven slaves.

['William Floyd', American National Biography]

Member of New York Delegation .

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