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The Life of Gouverneur Morris
had raised this spirit to a higher tone in
At this crisis the third New York Congress assembled, and, among their earliest proceedings, was the consideration of the resolution of the Continental Congress, recommending the organization of a new form of government. Gouverneur Morris put himself at the head of the debates on this question, and opened the business by a long argument in support of the measure, showing by a series of facts and reasonings, that it was necessary, and that the proper time had arrived. This argument embraced a wide, compass, sketching a historical outline
From The Life of Gouverneur Morris: With Selections from His Correspondence and Miscellaneous Papers; Detailing Events in the American Revolution, The French Revolution, and in the Political History of the United States, by Jared Sparks, Volume 1, Boston: Gray & Bowen, 1832, p 91. Some minor edits may have been made, but an attempt has been made to preserve the original spelling. Although some effort has been made to correct the limitations of OCR technology, if you find an error please report it to email@example.com.
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