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title:“Journal Notes of the Massachusetts Ratification Convention Proceedings”
date written:1788-1-17

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"Journal Notes of the Massachusetts Ratification Convention Proceedings." 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. 1223-24. Print.
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Journal Notes of the Massachusetts Ratification Convention Proceedings (January 17, 1788)

Met according to adjournment Ordered that Mr. Carnes, Mr. Shurtliff, Mr. Neal, Mr. Hosmer and Mr. Webber be a Committee to prepare a Pay Roll for the travel & attendance of the members of the Convention, & report.
A Letter from His Excellency Samuel Huntington Esqr. Governour of Connecticut enclosing copy of the doings of the Convention of that State. dated Janry 9. 1788. Read.
The Convention proceeded in the consideration of the Constitution or Frame of Government reported by the Convention held at Philadelphia, and having debated thereon postponed the further consideration of the same to the afternoon.
The Committee appointed to provide a more suitable place for the Convention to sit in made report that the Meeting House in long lane in Boston was prepared for that purpose Whereupon Voted That when the Convention adjourn they will adjourn to that place Voted That the said Committee return the thanks of the Convention to the said Proprietors for their offer of the use of the said Meeting House.
Adjourned to 3. o Clk PM.

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