Fisher Ames


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son of Nathaniel Ames (1708–64), an almanac editor, after graduation from Harvard was admitted to the bar (1781). His political essays in Boston newspapers and a powerful speech in the Massachusetts convention that ratified the Constitution made him the leading orator and pamphleteer of New England Federalism.

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