Facts about William Whipple

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William Whipple was a famous Politician from USA, who lived between January 14, 1730 and November 28, 1785. He/she became 55 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac capricorn, who is known for Determination, Dominance, Perservering, Practical, Willful. Our collection contains 8 quotes who is written / told by William.

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Famous quotes by William Whipple (8)


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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"
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"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"
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"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"
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"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"
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"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"
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"The river route is certainly preferable, as it affords good grazing and an abundance of water"
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"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"
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"I hope in time N. H. as well as the other States will feel the importance of Sovereignty"


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