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William Whipple - Quotes

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I am sorry to say that sometimes matters of very small importance waste a good deal of precious time, by the long and repeated speeches and chicanery of gentlemen who will not wholly throw off the lawyer even in Congress. ---->>>

I wonder much that a court of Law should be in doubt whether a Resolution of Congress can superceed the Law of a Sovereign State. ---->>>

I fear a permanent Confederation will never be settled; tho the most material articles are I think got thro', so as to give great offence to some, but to my Satisfaction. ---->>>

I hope in time N. H. as well as the other States will feel the importance of Sovereignty. ---->>>

In my opinion the greatest advantage we can at present expect from our Navy; for at this early period We can not expect to have a Navy to cope with the British. ---->>>

Only nine States have been represented since my arrival 'till within three days. There are now Eleven States barely represented. This tardiness in the States or their Delegates, besides retarding the most important Business makes it exceeding fatiguing to those that do attend. ---->>>

I think experience has shown that privateers have done more toward distressing the trade of our enemies, and furnishing these States with necessaries, than Continental Ships of the same force. ---->>>

The river route is certainly preferable, as it affords good grazing and an abundance of water. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: January 14, 1730
Birthplace:
Die: November 28, 1785
Occupation: Politician
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William Whipple, Jr. (January 25, 1731 NS (January 14, 1730 OS – November 28, 1785) was a signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New Hampshire. Whipple was a member of the Continental congress from 1776 through 1779. Before becoming a politician, Whipple worked as both a ship's captain and a merchant (wikipedia)