80. James Bowdoin to Pelatiah Webster
Boston, 12 December 1787 (excerpt)1

With your very obliging & acceptable letter of ye. 16th. of Novr. I received your two Pamphlets on the Subject of the proposed Federal Constitution. They contain very just observations on that constitution and the objections, which have been made to it; and I hope they will be of public utility.

I take this opportunity of thanking you for them. …

1. Copy, Winthrop Papers, Vol. 29, MHi.