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title:“Journal Notes of the Massachusetts Ratification Convention Proceedings,”
authors:Anonymous
date written:1788-2-6

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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. 1461-68. Print.
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Journal Notes of the Massachusetts Ratification Convention Proceedings, (February 6, 1788)

The United States Chronicle's version of the vote was headed, "The following is an accurate LIST of the Names of the Persons who voted in the Massachusetts Convention, for and against the Ratification of the Federal Constitution, and the Towns Names to which they belong." The yeas and nays appear separately with each divided up into counties. Each county was then divided by towns. The totals appear at the end of each group of votes.1
Met according to adjournment. The Convention proceeded to the consideration of the report of the Committee on the subject of the propositions of His Excellency the President of the 31st. ulto. made on Monday last, and, the question whether this Convention will accept of the sd. report, being put, was determined by Yeas and Nays as follows2 viz.
Yeas. Nays. His Excelly John Hancock Esqr Capn. Jedediah Southworth Mr Hon. James Bowdoin Esqr Nathan Comstock Hon. Samuel Adams Esqr Mr Benjamin Randall Hon. William Phillips Esqr Mr Moses Richardson junr Hon Caleb Davis Esqr Revd. Noah Alden Charles Jarvis Esqr Hon. Israel Hutchinson Esqrt John Coffin Jones Esqr Capn. Peter Osgood junr John Winthrop Esqr Dr Thomas Kittridge Thomas Dawes junr Esqr Capn. Thomas Mighill Revd. Samuel Stillman Hon. Aaron Wood Esqr Thomas Russell Esqr Capn. Ebenezer Carlton Christopher Gore Esqr Dr Marshall Spring Hon. William Heath Esqr Capn. Timothy Winn Hon. Increase Sumner Esqr Mr William Flint James Bowdoin junr Esqr Mr Peter Emerson Ebenezer Wales Esqr Mr Jonas Morse; Revd. Nathaniel Robbins Major Benjamin Sawin Hon. Richard Cranch Esqr William Tompson Esqrr Revd. Anthony Wibird1 Majr John Minot Hon. Cotton Tufts Esqr Capn. Gilbert Dench Hon. Benjamin Lincoln Esqr Mr Jonathan Keep Revd. Daniel Shute Dr Benjamin Morse Revd. Joseph Jackson Joseph Sheple Esqr Revd. Thomas Thacher Mr Obadiah Sawtell. Jl Fisher Ames Esqr Mr Daniel Fisk Colo. William Mc. Intosh Capn. Daniel Adams Capn. John Baxter junr Capn. John Webber Hon. Elijah Dunbar Esqr Capn. Staples Chamberlin Mr Thomas Mann Mr Asa Parlin Mr George Payson Capn. John Harnden Hon. Jabez. Fisher Esqr Mr Newman Scarlett Mr Thomas Jones Mr Samuel Reed Revd. Phillips Payson Mr Benjamin Adams Mr Ebenezer Warren Majr Hezekiah Broad Richard Manning Esqr Capn. Jonathan Green Edward Pulling Esqr Mr Phineas Gleazen. Mr William Gray jr Colo. Benjamin Ely Mr Francis Cabot Capn. John Williston Hon Michael Farley Esqr Capn. Phinehas Stebbins John Choate Esqr Mr Daniel Cooley Daniel Noyes Esqr Mr Benjamin Eastman Colo. Jonathan Cogswell Mr Josiah Allis Hon. Tristram Dalton Esqr Mr William Bodman Enoch Sawyer Esqr Mr Samuel Field Ebenezer March Esqr Mr Moses Bascom Hon. Rufus King Esqr Mr Robert Wilson Hon. Benjamin Greenleaf Esqr Capn. Consider Arms Theophilus Parsons Esqr Mr Malachi Maynard Hon. Jonathan Titcomb Esqr Capn. Zacheus Crocker Hon. George Cabot Esqr Mr Moses Severance Mr Joseph Wood Capn. Asa Fisk Capn. Israel Thorndike Mr Phinehas Merrick Isaac Mansfield Esqr Mr Adam Clark Jonathan Glover Esqr Capn. Nathaniel Whitcomb Hon. Azor Orne Esqr Mr Timothy Blair John Glover Esqr Mr Aaron Merrick Daniel Rogers Esqr Mr John Hamilton John Low Esqr Mr Clark Cooley Capn. William Pearson Mr John Chamberlin John Carnes Esqr Mr Justus Dwight Capn. John Burnham Mr Samuel Eddy Mr William Symmes jr Mr Isaac Pepper Bailey Bartlett Esqr Capn. John Goldsbury Capn. Nathaniel Marsh Capn. Aggrippa Wells. Mr Israel Clark Mr Ephraim Williams Dr Samuel Nye Mr Asa Powersr Mr Enoch Jackman Capn. Silas Fowler Capn. Benjamin Lurvey Mr John Jennings Mr Willis Patten Mr Jonathan Hubbard Daniel Thurston Esqr Mr Benjamin Thomas Mr Jacob Herrick Mr Isaac Soul Mr Simeon Miller Mr Nathaniel Hammond Hon. Francis Dana Esqr Mr Abraham Holmes Stephen Dana Esqr Capn. Francis Shurtliff Hon Nathaniel Gorham Esqr Mr Elijah Bisbee junr Hon. Joseph Hosmer Esqr Dr Thomas Smith Hon. Abraham Fuller Esqr Mr Thomas Nye Capn. Lawson Buckminster Colo. Nathan Leonard Benjamin Brown Esqr Mr Aaron Pratt Daniel Whitney Esqr Capn. Phanuel Bishop Capn. Asahel Wheeler Majr Frederick Drown Capn. Benjamin Blaney William Winsor Esqr Capn. Abraham Biglow Mr Christopher Mason Majr Genl John Brooks Mr David Brown Dr Charles Whitman Hon. Holder Slocum Esqr Leonard Williams Esqr Mr Melatiah Hathway Hon. Jos. Bradley Varnum Esqr Hon. Abraham White Esqr Hon. John Pitts Esqr Capn. Ebenezer Tisdell Hon. Eleazer Brooks Esqr Capn. John Pratt William Pynchon Esqr Capn. Esaias Preble Hon. Caleb Strong Esqr Mr Mark Adams Mr Benjamin Sheldon Mr James Neal Capn. Lemuel Pomeroy Capn. Elijah Thayer Brigr Genl. Elisha Porter Dr Nathaniel Low Hon. Noah Goodman Esqr Mr Richard Fox Cutts Hon. John Hastings Esqr Mr Thomas M. Wentworth John Ingersoll Esqr Majr Samuel Nasson Mr Ebenezer Janes Mr Moses Ames Abner Morgan Esqr Mr Jeremiah Emery Capn. David Shepard Revd. Pelatiah Tingley Mr Jesse Reed Mr David Bigelow Nahum Eager Esqr Edward Thompson Esqr Mr Enoch Jackman Capn. Silas Fowler Capn. Benjamin Lurvey Mr John Jennings Mr Willis Patten Mr Jonathan Hubbard Daniel Thurston Esqr Mr Benjamin Thomas Mr Jacob Herrick Mr Isaac Soul. Mr Simeon Miller Mr Nathaniel Hammond Hon. Francis Dana Esqr Mr Abraham Holmes Stephen Dana Esqr Capn. Francis Shurtliff Hon Nathaniel Gorham Esqr Mr Elijah Bisbee junr Hon. Joseph Hosmer Esqr Dr Thomas Smith Hon. Abraham Fuller Esqr Mr Thomas Nye Capn. Lawson Buckminster Colo. Nathan Leonard Benjamin Brown Esqr Mr Aaron Pratt Daniel Whitney Esqr Capn. Phanuel Bishop Capn. Asahel Wheeler Majr Frederick Drown . Capn. Benjamin Blaney William Winsor Esqr Capn. Abraham Biglow Mr Christopher Mason Majr Genl John Brooks Mr David Brown Dr Charles Whitman Hon. Holder Slocum Esqr Leonard Williams Esqr Mr Melatiah Hathway Hon. Jos. Bradley Varnum Esqr Hon. Abraham White Esqr Hon. John Pitts Esqr Capn. Ebenezer Tisdell Hon. Eleazer Brooks Esqr Capn. John Pratt William Pynchon Esqr Capn. Esaias Preble Hon. Caleb Strong Esqr Mr Mark Adams Mr Benjamin Sheldon Mr James Neal Capn. Lemuel Pomeroy Capn. Elijah Thayer Brigr Genl. Elisha Porter Dr Nathaniel Low Hon. Noah Goodman Esqr Mr Richard Fox Cutts : Hon. John Hastings Esqr Mr Thomas M. Wentworth John Ingersoll Esqr Majr Samuel Nasson Mr Ebenezer Janes Mr Moses Ames Abner Morgan Esqr Mr Jeremiah Emery Capn. David Shepard Revd. Pelatiah Tingley Mr Jesse Reed Mr David Bigelow Nahum Eager Esqr Edward Thompson Esqr Colo. Benjamin Bonney Mr Daniel Forbes Majr Thomas James Doglass Mr Nathaniel Jenks Mr Aaron Fisher Capn. Jeremiah Learned Mr Edmund Lazell Mr Caleb Curtis Capn. Thompson Maxwell Mr Ezra Mc. Intier Mr Elihu Colton Mr David Harwood Joshua Thomas Esqr Hon. Amos Singletary Esqr Mr Thomas Davis Colo. Samuel Denny Mr John Davis Mr James Hathua [Hathaway] Hon. William Cushing Esqr Mr Asaph Sherman Hon. Nathan Cushing Esqr Mr Abraham Smith Hon. Charles Turner Esqr Capn. Jonathan Bullard Hon. George Partridge Esqr Capn. John Black Revd. William Shaw Capn. John Woods Daniel Howard Esqr Capn. Benjamin Joslyn Mr Hezekiah Hooper Capn. Stephen MaynardMr Capn. Elisha Mitchell Artemas Brigham Mr Daniel Howard jr Capn. Isaac Harrington Revd. Isaac Backus Capn. John Fuller Isaac Tomson Esqr Mr Daniel Putnam Capn. John Turner Dr Samuel Willard Mr Josiah Smith Josiah Whitney Esqr William Sever jr Esqr Mr Jonathan Day Hon. Joseph Cushing Esqr Capn. Thos. Marshall Baker Revd. Samuel Niles Capn. Timothy Parker Mr Freman Waterman Majr Martin Kinsley Colo. Israel Fearing Revd. Joseph Davis Shearjashub Bourn Esqr Hon. John Taylor Esqr David Thatcher Esqr Dr Joseph Wood Capn. Jonathan Howes Jonathan Grout Esqr Hon. Solomon Freeman Esqr Capn. Samuel Peckham Capn. Kimbal Clark John Frye Esqr Revd. Levi Whitman Mr Stephen Holden Capn. Joseph Palmer Capn. Joel Fletcher James Williams Esqr Mr Timothy Fuller Hon. Elisha May Esqr Mr Jacob Willard Capn. Moses Willmarth Mr Moses Hale Colo. Sylvester Richmond Capn. Josiah Wood Hon. William Baylies Esqr Mr Joseph Stone Hon. Thomas Durfee Esqr Mr David Stearns Israel Washburn Esqr Mr Jonas Temple Hon Walter Spooner Esqr Daniel Ilsley Esqr Revd. Samuel West Mr Stephen Longfellow junr Mr William Almy Mr William Wedgery Nathaniel Barrell Esqr Capn. David Murray Revd. Dr Moses Hemmenway Hon. Samuel Thompson Esqr Hon Nathaniel Wells Esqr Mr Jonah Crosby Thomas Cutts Esqr Mr Zacheus Beal Jacob Bradbury Esqr William Jones Esqr Capn. John Low Capn. James Carr Mr William Mayhew Mr Joshua Bean 'j Mr Cornelius Dunham Mr Valentine Rathbun Hon. John Sprague Esqr Mr Comstock Betts Capn. Seth Newton Mr Lemuel Collins. Hon. Samuel Baker Esqr Capn. Jeremiah Pierce Majr David Wilder Ephraim Fitch Esqr Mr Matthew Patrick Majr Thomas Lusk Mr Josiah Goddard Mr John Hurlbert Capn. Ephraim Wilder Capn. Ezekiel Hearick John K Smith Esqr Mr Joshua Lawton Mr John Fox Mr Timothy Mason Capn. Joseph Mc. Lellan Ebenezer Peirce Esqr David Mitchell Esqr Mr David Vaughan Samuel Merrill Esqr Capn Jesse Bradley William Tompson Esqr Mr Zenos Noble Capn. John Dunlap Mr John Picket junr Capn. Isaac Snow Mr Joshua Dyer Revd. Samuel Perley Thomas Rice Esqr Mr David Sylvester Mr Nathaniel Wyman Mr David Gilmore William McCobb Esqr Capn. Samuel Grant Moses Davis Esqr David Fales Esqr Dummer Sewall Esqr John Ashley junr Esqr Hon. Elijah Dwight Esqr Hon. Theodore Sedgwick Esqr Hon. Jonathan Smith Esqr Hon. Tompson J. Skinner Esqr Mr Elisha Carpenter Capn. Daniel Taylor
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So the question passed in the affirmative.
Adjourned to Thursday morng. 10. o Clk-

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