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14-25 May, 1787

18 May, 1787: Benjamin Franklin to Richard Price

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Representation from New York on the floor today. Online Library of Liberty transcription (from Farrand): Philada., May 18, 1787. We have now meeting here a Convention of the principal people in the several States, for the purpose of revising the federal Constitution, and proposing such amendments as shall be thoroughly necessary. It is a most important business, and I hope will be attended with success.

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Representation from New York on the floor today. Online Library of Liberty transcription (from Farrand): Philada., May 18, 1787. We have now meeting here a Convention of the principal people in the several States, for the purpose of revising the federal Constitution, and proposing such amendments as shall be thoroughly necessary. It is a most important business, and I hope will be attended with success.

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