The Philadelphia Convention: In Their Own Words
1787 and the Philadelphia Convention
Catherine McGrew Jaime
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The debates at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 have intrigued me for some time now. While researching the participants in those debates, I ran across a number of their letters and diaries from that summer. As I read the letters, I was struck by their hopes and frustrations, that they often so freely shared with others through their writings.
But oftentimes, the recipients of the letters were names I did not recognize. I set out to determine who the Convention delegates were corresponding with, and what the connections to them could be.
So, here is a fascinating look at many of the writings from that period.
- Category: Americas
- Published: Jun 08, 2011
- Publisher: Catherine McGrew Jaime
- Seller: Smashwords
- Print Length: 110 Pages
- Language: English