United States Bill of Rights 1789

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

Paine Wingate

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(14 May 1739 – 7 March 1838) Preacher, farmer, delegate to the Continental Congress and both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

Wingate served as a member to the New Hampshire House of Representatives, the New Hampshire state constitutional convention, and the Continental Congress. He advocated for ratification of the federal Constitution. Appointed to the First U.S. Senate, he served for two terms before his election to the House of Representatives. After serving on the national legislature, Wingate became an associate judge of the New Hampshire Supreme Court.

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

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