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title:“Journal Notes of the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention”
date written:1787-12-13

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"Journal Notes of the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention." The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution. Vol. 2. Ed. Merrill Jensen. Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 1976. 605. Print.

Journal Notes of the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention (December 13, 1787)

The Convention returned, and subscribed the Ratification of the Constitution on an original and duplicate.
It was moved by Thomas M'Kean, and seconded by Hilary Baker, That the secretary deliver to the master of the rolls (for the purpose of having it recorded) one of the scrolls, containing the Constitution, Ratification, and names subscribed, as they here follow.
In the Name of the PEOPLE of Pennsylvania.
BE IT KNOWN UNTO ALL MEN,-That We, the Delegates of the PEOPLE of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Convention assembled, have assented to and ratified, and by these Presents DO, in the Name and by the Authority of the same PEOPLE, and for ourselves, assent to and ratify the foregoing Constitution for the UNITED STATES of AMERICA.
DONE in Convention, the Twelfth Day of December, in the Year one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven, and of the Independence of the United States of America the Twelfth. In witness whereof, we have hereunto subscribed our Names.
Adjourned until half past nine o'clock tomorrow, A. M.

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