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Gouverneur Morris (1752–1816)

Morris, Gouverneur. An American statesman; born at Morrisania, NY, Jan. 31, 1752; died there, Nov. 6, 1816. He was member of the Continental Congress, 1777–80; of the committee that drafted the Constitution, 1787; minister to France, 1792–94; United States Senator from New York, 1800–3. Specimens of his writing can be seen in Jared Sparks’s ‘Memoirs of Gouverneur Morris’ (3 vols., 1832), Annie Cary Morris’s ‘Diary and Letters of Gouverneur Morris’ (2 vols., 1889), etc.