United States Bill of Rights 1789

Twelve articles of amendment to the Constitution, introduced in September 1789 by Congress.

Jonathan Trumbull

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(26 March 1740 – 7 August 1809) U.S. Congressman, U.S Senator, and Governor of Connecticut.

Before serving as a politician, Trumbull joined his family trade business and worked as lister, grand juror, surveyor of highways, and justice of the peace. From June 1781 to August 1783 he served as military secretary to George Washington. After the war, Trumbull returned to Connecticut to look after the family’s farm and store.

Member of Connecticut Delegation—United States Bill of Rights 1789, Connecticut Delegation—United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2020 Edition).

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