The Penman of the Revolution — John Dickinson, author of “Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania”

Published in the Pennsylvania Mercury and General Advertiser, April 29, 1788, under the pseudonym Fabius:

“Such untired industry to serve their country, did the delegates to the federal convention exert, that they not only laboured to form the best plan they could, but, provided for making at any time amendments on the authority of the people, without shaking the stability of the government.”

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