United States Bill of Rights 1789

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

William L. Smith

Quill platform ID: p3812.

(2 October 1758 – 19 December 1812) Lawyer, Congressman, diplomat, and planter.

During his political appointments, Smith represented the interests of the merchant and planter communities to which he belonged. He was a keen defender of slavery.

['Smith, William Loughton’, American National Biography]

Member of South Carolina Delegation.

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