Biographies of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, and of Washington and Patrick Henry - also containing the Constitution of the United States and other documents

We, the people of the United States,
in order to form a more perfect union,
establish justice, insure domestic tranquillity,
provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare,
and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity,
do ordain and establish this constitution
for the United States of America.



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A BIOGRAPHY OF
THE SIGNERS OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE,
AND OF WASHINGTON AND PATRICK HENRY.

WITH AN APPENDIX, CONTAINING 

The Constitution of the United States

AND OTHER DOCUMENTS. 

BY L. CARROLL JUDSON,
A MEMBER OF THE PHILADELPHIA BAR. 

 

“The proper study of mankind is man.” 

PHILADELPHIA: J. DOBSON, AND THOMAS, COWPERTHWAIT
1839

Entered according to the Act of Congress,
A.   D. 1839,
by Timothy Caldwell, in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. 

 

E.   G. DORSEY, PRINTER


CONTENTS:  
Declaration of Independence -- Thomas Jefferson -- John Hancock -- Benjamin Franklin -- Roger Sherman -- Edward Rutledge -- Thomas M’Kean -- Philip Livingston -- George Wythe -- Abraham Clark -- Francis Lewis -- Richard Stockton -- Samuel Adams -- Dr. Benjamin Rush -- Oliver Wolcott -- George Read -- Thomas Heyward -- Robert Morris -- John Witherspoon -- Thomas Lynch, Jr. -- Matthew Thornton -- William Floyd -- William Whipple -- Francis Hopkinson, Esq. -- Josiah Bartlett -- Arthur Middleton -- James Wilson -- Charles Carroll, of Carrollton -- William Williams -- Samuel Huntington -- George Walton -- George Clymer -- Carter Braxton -- John Morton -- Richard Henry Lee -- Stephen Hopkins -- Robert Treat Paine -- George Taylor -- Francis Lightfoot Lee -- Thomas Stone -- Lewis Morris -- John Hart -- Button Gwinnett -- William Ellery -- Lyman Hall -- John Penn -- Elbridge Gerry -- William Paca -- George Ross -- Benjamin Harrison -- C├Žsar Rodney -- Samuel Chase -- William Hooper -- Thomas Nelson -- James Smith -- Joseph Hewes -- John Adams -- George Washington -- Patrick Henry -- Appendix: Washington’s Farewell Address to the People of the United States. A Declaration by the Representatives of the United Colonies of North America, setting forth the causes and necessity of their taking up arms. Articles of Confederation. Constitution of the United States. Amendments to the Constitution. The Declaration of Independence as originally written by Thomas Jefferson. 

 

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