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William Pierce

William Pierce to William Short

July 25, 1787

Dear Sir

…In January last I look my seat in Congress and continued untill May, when I met the Delgates from the different States, in Convention, at Philadelphia. After continuing in that Council untill all the first principles of the new Government were established, I came on again to New York, and am now in Congress. The business of the Convention is now going on with some degree of harmony. I dare not communicate any of its proceedings…