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title:“Journal Notes of the Massachusetts Ratification Convention Proceedings”
authors:Anonymous
date written:1788-2-5

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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. 1451. Print.
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Massachusetts Archives

Journal Notes of the Massachusetts Ratification Convention Proceedings (February 5, 1788)

Met according to adjournment The Convention proceeded in the consideration of the motion That for the purpose of informing the good people of this Commonwealth, of the principles of the proposed Federal Constitution, and the amendments offered by His Excellency The President and reported by the Committee; and of uniting their opinions respecting the same this Convention do adjourn to a future day. And, after debate, the question being put, was determined in the negative 329 members being present, and 115 only voting in the affirmative.
Adjourned to Wednesday morng. 10. o Clk.

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