United States Bill of Rights 1789

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

George Mathews

Quill platform ID: p3789.

(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]

Member of Georgia Delegation.

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