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The Philadelphia Convention: In Their Own Words
     

The Philadelphia Convention: In Their Own Words

by Catherine McGrew Jaime
 

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The debates at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 have intrigued me for some time now. While researching the participants in those debates, I ran across a number of their letters and diaries from that summer. As I read the letters, I was struck by their hopes and frustrations, that they often so freely shared with others through their

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The debates at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 have intrigued me for some time now. While researching the participants in those debates, I ran across a number of their letters and diaries from that summer. As I read the letters, I was struck by their hopes and frustrations, that they often so freely shared with others through their writings.

But oftentimes, the recipients of the letters were names I did not recognize. I set out to determine who the Convention delegates were corresponding with, and what the connections to them could be.

So, here is a fascinating look at many of the writings from that period.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940011344831
Publisher:
Catherine McGrew Jaime
Publication date:
06/08/2011
Series:
1787 and the Philadelphia Convention
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
173 KB

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Homeschool Mom of 12, Historian, and Author

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