"The Government made by a number of Sovereign States."
(1721-1793) US Founding father, first mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, served on the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence, representative and senator in the new republic, was the only person to sign all four great state papers of the U.S.: the Articles of Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution.
Commentaries on the Constitution, Vol. III, p 287
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