United States Bill of Rights 1789

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

John Vining

Quill platform ID: p3786.

(23 December 1758 – February 1802) Lawyer, continental Congressman, U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator.

Vining, after studying law under George Read, was elected to the Continental Congress three times and to the Delaware House of Assembly twice. He was the only Delaware delegate to the House of Representatives in the First Congress. He was a member of thirty-eight committees in the first U.S. House. After his stint in the House, Vining was elected to the Senate, where he served for five years.

Member of Delaware Delegation—United States Bill of Rights 1789, Delaware Delegation—United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition).

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