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Collection Reference Number GLC04310
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1789 
Title Charles Thomson to Meshech Weare with his hopes for the new government
Date 18 March 1789
Author Thomson, Charles (1729-1824)  
Recipient Weare, Meshech  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Signed as Secretary of Congress to the Governor of New Hampshire. Prays that the new government will "promote and secure the happiness, prosperity and glory of the union."
Subjects US Constitution  Congress  Government and Civics  
People Thomson, Charles (1729-1824)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Government & Politics; Creating a New Government
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Notes: Quite possibly Thomson's last official correspondence, acting as Secretary of Congress. (Should also be noted that technically Thomson was no longer Secretary when he wrote this letter, the new Congress under the Federal Constitution convened two weeks prior.)
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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