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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|The Henry Knox Papers  April-June 1790
|Henry Sherburne to Henry Knox about the ratification of the Constitution
|31 May 1790
|Sherburne, Henry (1741-1825)
|Sends Knox a copy of the "Ratification of the Constitution of the United States, by the Convention of this State on the 29th Inst. by a Majority of Two Votes." Copy not included. He goes on to say "this Important Business being now happily accomplished (tho not without the greatest difficulty) I hope this State will do every thing in her power to answer the most Sanguine wishes of the Friends to the Government." Again, asks for Knox's help in obtaining the position of "Office of Collector for the Newport District ..."
|US Constitution Revolutionary War General Government and Civics Ratification Federalists Office Seeker Commerce Taxes or Taxation Finance
|Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Sherburne, Henry (1741-1825)
|Newport, Rhode Island
|Creating a New Government
|The Henry Knox Papers
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859