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title:“Jeremy Belknap's Notes of the Massachusetts Ratification Convention”
authors:Jeremy Belknap
date written:1788-1-15

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Belknap, Jeremy. "Jeremy Belknap's Notes of the Massachusetts Ratification Convention." The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution. Vol. 6. Ed. Gaspare J. Saladino and John P. Kaminski. Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2000. 1208. Print.
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Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston

Jeremy Belknap's Notes of the Massachusetts Ratification Convention (January 15, 1788)

Tuesday 15. They chuse a Committee to provide some other place-this committee came to me to speak for our meeting Ho(use) in Long Lane-I informed our Society's Comte of it & they agree to meet (them) tomorrow-
This day A. M. (the) Convention were passionate &clamorous-P. M-more mild-it is now sd (that) if a Vote were to be taken at this time it would be against (the) Constitution-Some are determined agt it-others for it-all (the) hope is (that) Converts will be made among (the)moderate men-

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