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Collection Reference Number GLC03845.22
From Archive Folder Letters to Varnum regarding military and political matters, the Quasi-War, the War of 1812, and patronage 
Title Fragment of a note related to debates over the Constitution
Date 1798
Author Varnum, Joseph Bradley (1751-1821)  
Document Type Miscellany
Content Description Possibly in Joseph Bradley Varnum's hand. Mentions, via Harrison Gray Otis, the publication of a Constitutional report by Alexander Hamilton. Also notes George Thatcher claim that the "System was deficient" and that he could write a better Constitution in two hours.
Subjects American Statesmen  Government and Civics  US Constitution  Congress  
People Varnum, Joseph Bradley (1751-1821)  Otis, Harrison Gray (1765-1848)  Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804)  Thatcher, George (1754-1824)  
Theme Government & Politics; Creating a New Government
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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