Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Washington” in chapter 69, page 199 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
...— assigns several reasons; the first of which is, in order to form a more perfect Union: words which are meaningless, if they do not affirm that a Union had before existed.
And the letter of Washington , as President of the Convention, communicating to Congress the Constitution, stated that the Convention had kept steadily in view that which appeared to them the greatest interest of every true Ameri...
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