978. Harrison Gray Otis to Elbridge Gerry
Boston, 25 July 1789 (excerpt)1

… and it is equally certain that he [James Sullivan] has been stigmatized and abused for not feigning those raptures in favor of every sentence of the new constitution, which few men of sound judgment and information really felt. …

1. RC, Elsie O. and Philip D. Sang Collection, Southern Illinois University.