Definition of Gouverneur morris
1. Noun. United States statesman who led the committee that produced the final draft of the United States Constitution (1752-1816).
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Literary usage of Gouverneur morris
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1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1886)
"RIVAROL, Malouet, gouverneur morris, and Mallet du Pan, these are the four men whom M. Taine has distinguished as the most competent observers of the French ..."
2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1889)
"The Diary and Letters of gouverneur morris, Minister of the United ... GOUVERNEUR MORRIS has long borne an honoured name amongst the liberators of America. ..."
3. The Life of John Jay: With Selections from His Correspondence and by William Jay (1833)
"Yours truly, gouverneur morris. TO gouverneur morris. Bedford, 22d February, 1813. MY GOOD FRIEND, I thank you for informing me by your letter of the 15th ..."
4. The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1899)
"... of the Constitution U fairly belong to gouverneur morris, . . . the task having probably been handed over to him by the chairman of the committee. ..."
5. The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence, Addresses by George Washington, Jared Sparks (1836)
"TO gouverneur morris. Private. MY DEAR SIR, Philadelphia, 21 June, 1792. ... SPARKS'S Life of gouverneur morris, Vol. II. p. 163. ..."