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title:“Journal Notes of the Massachusetts Ratification Convention Proceedings”
date written:1788-2-2

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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. 1405-06. Print.
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Journal Notes of the Massachusetts Ratification Convention Proceedings (February 2, 1788)

Met according to adjournment The Convention proceeded in the consideration of the motion that this Convention, do assent to and ratify the Constitution, agreed upon by the Convention of Delegates, from the United States, at Philadelphia on the 17th. day of September 1787, and of the propositions made by His Excellency the President, the 31st. ulto. After debate, Voted that a Committee consisting of members from each County be appointed to take into consideration the subject of the propositions of His Excellency the President of the 31st ulto. at large, & report. The following Gentlemen were then appointed on the said Committee viz.
Hon. Mr Bowdoin Mr Southworth Mr Parsons Hon. Mr Hutchinson Mr Dana Mr Winn Mr Strong Mr Bodman Hon Mr. Turner Mr. Thomas of Plymouth Dr. Smith Mr. Bourn Hon. Mr. Spooner Mr. Bishop Revd. Dr. Hemmenway Mr. Barrell Mr. Mayhew Hon. Mr. Taylor Hon. Mr. Sprague Mr. Fox Mr. Longfellow Mr. Sewall Mr. Sylvester Mr. Lusk Hon. Mr. Sedgwick Adjourned to Monday next 3. o Clk PM.

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