United States Bill of Rights 1789

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

Oliver Ellsworth

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(29 April, 1745 – 26 November, 1807) Ellsworth was an American lawyer, judge, politician, and diplomat.

Born in Connecticut, he entered Yale and later the College of New Jersey (later Princeton). He was a framer of the United States Constitution, a United States Senator from Connecticut, and the third Chief Justice of the United States. Ellsworth was in favor of abolishing slavery.

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

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