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Lot 46: THOMSON, CHARLES. Letter Signed, "ChasThomson," as Secretary of the Congress of the Confederation, to the Governor of Connecticut,
01 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: THOMSON COMPILES LEGISLATION OF THE STATES FOR "JOINT WISDOM OF THE WHOLE" THOMSON, CHARLES. Letter Signed, "ChasThomson," as Secretary of the Congress of the Confederation, to the Governor of Connecticut, circular letter, sending a resolution [not present] requesting from each state copies of the acts of their legislatures since 1774, in order to facilitate cooperation among the states. 1 page, folio, with integral blank; horizontal folds, docketing on verso of blank. [Philadelphia], 28 July 1785
Notes: ". . . The purpose for which these Copies are desired . . . is . . . to establish a mutual confidence and good understanding among the States, and that each may derive assistance in the great work of Legislation from the joint wisdom of the whole. . . ."