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Newspaper Printing of the Bill of Rights

This Federalist newspaper prints the text of the Bill of Rights as originally proposed, before being sent to the state legislatures for ratification in 1789.

  • Type
  • Source
    Gazette of the United States
  • Date
    September 1789
  • Section
    Front page
  • Copyright
    Public domain

The second two columns of this Federalist newspaper reprint the Bill of Rights as originally proposed. The date is two days before the 12 amendments were submitted to the state legislatures for ratification.

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