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Fisher Ames

United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)

(9 April 1758 – 4 July 1808) Member of Congress, essayist, and renowned orator.

Ames was elected in 1788 to the Massachusetts convention for ratifying the federal Constitution. To support his growing family, he invested, successfully, in the burgeoning India trade. Elected president of Harvard College in 1805, Ames declined the office because of his poor health.

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