Letter

Object number
FIC.2016.070
Creator
Huntington, Benjamin
Date
June 26 1788
Description
Letter from Benjamin Huntington in Norwich, CT to William Ellery in Newport, RI, dated June 26, 1788. Huntington was a Connecticut delegate to the Continental Congress. The letter mostly regards balance of rent on Ellery's farm, but Huntington also mentions ratification of the Constitution: "The News of New Hampshire adopting the new constitution which makes no. 9 is just arrived, on this event I congratulate you heartily & I hope to see the day when our little Sister State will be added to the number."
Object Type
letters (correspondence)
Subjects
Constitutions
Correspondence
Farms
Related People & Organizations
Ellery, William, 1727-1820 (associated)