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title:“Mary Butler to Thomas Butler”
authors:Mary Butler
date written:1787-7-4

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Butler, Mary. "Letter to Thomas Butler." Supplement to Max Farrand's The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Ed. James H. Hutson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987. 145. Print.
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Photocopy, British Library, Additional Manuscripts, 16603

Mary Butler to Thomas Butler (July 4, 1787)

New York July 4th 1787
. . . Your Papa I left ten days since at Philadelphia. My health was so bad that I could not support the excessive heat of that Climate, and was obliged to come to a more temperate one. . . . Your Papa being a Member of the Federal Convention, that have met at Philadelphia, obliges him to remain there; although He has suffer'd in his health extremely. . . .

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