This letter has great content about the making of the United States Constitution -- This is an autographed letter to Langdon signed Jos Barrell, concerning the acquiring of copies of various state constitutions - - - Boston 25th June 1778 Dr Sir, Your favor of 22d came last evening, since 10th June been diligent in inquiring after the Constitutions you desired.I ve been fortunate eno (enough) to borrow of a friend that for States of New York wh (which I ve sent to port, after you have done with it you l return it, I have the promise of the other from a Genl who will look it up this day, if he does you shall have it but should I fail bt applying to Sam Freeman at Carco-You can be supply d- It is of importance that good Constitutions be formed.Most of the captives were headed for sugar plantations where theyd be worked to exhaustion, many dying within five to ten years.On the journey home to Great Britain, in July 1700, a fierce storm sank the ship of the coast of Key West, Florida.
Oblige me to conclude - - I am sir yo most hbl ser Jos Barrell P. The Pamphlet in the Male Docketed on reverse Joseph Barrel s letter 25 June 1778 Answered - 1page approx. Senator from New Hampshire, 1789-1801; Governor of New Hampshire, 1805-09, 1810-12 - - - New Hampshire was the first state to establish a government wholly independent of Great Britain. 5, 1776, they adopted a constitution that provided for a government by a President and a General Court consisting of a House of Representatives and a Senate.
He also oversaw its recasting after it cracked during its first ringing.
Norris was a Quaker and a merchant who is known to have traded in slaves from the West Indies. Handwritten letter from Joseph Barrell to John Langdon (June 15th, 1778) -- Joseph Barrell (1793-1804), was a prominent Boston area merchant, fur-trader and owned the first ship to circumnavigate the globe.
It was discovered in a large box of early, hand drawn slides and a lantern.
There are no markings on the slide to indicate age or maker.