Blount, William (1749–1800)

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BLOUNT, WILLIAM (1749–1800)

William Blount was a delegate to the constitutional convention of 1787 from North Carolina and a signer of the Constitution. Blount did not speak at the Convention and, disliking the result, signed the Constitution only to attest to the fact that it was consented to by all of the states represented.

Dennis J. Mahoney
(1986)