Comment: We, therefore, the

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We, therefore, the

"We, therefore, the Representatives of the united States of America, in General Congress, Assembled...do, in the Name, and by Authority of the good People of these Colonies..mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor."

Pledge to each other, as a REPRESENTATIVE of one of the states. They were not assembled in representation of THEMSELVES.

As a representative of their state, and they make it abundantly clear that that is what they are, they are making NO agreements on their personal behalf, but all agreements by "We" are made on half of their state who has sent them IN REPRESENTATION OF THE WHOLE STATE (colony).

In other words, each signature confirms that, "I pledge on behalf of the State of ______________ the lives, fortunes and sacred honor to each of the other united States of America."

If the signers had not made it abundantly clear that they REPRESENTED their state, then this document would have been seen as a contract between individuals. But they did, and it is not. It can only be interpreted as a contract between individuals by taking one little portion of the document (we mutually pledge to each other) and ignoring the full context (the Representatives of...).

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