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title:“John Collins to Arthur St. Clair, President of Congress”
authors:John Collins
date written:1787-9-4

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Collins, John. "Letter to Arthur St. Clair, President of Congress." The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Vol. 3. Ed. Max Farrand. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1911. Print.

John Collins to Arthur St. Clair, President of Congress (September 4, 1787)

Newport Septem ye 4th: 1787
I have not as yet lost all hopes of getting a Representation to the General Convention timely, that their Report may be made in the name of the thirteen United States, the idea of a Report from twelve States onely appears extreem disagreeable, I shall spare no pains to prevent it —

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