34. William Heath Diary
Roxbury, 24 October 17871

wind northerly. fair warm and pleasant—The militia of this Town and Brookline including a Company of artillery and a Troop of horse, the whole under the Command of Major Spooner paraded this afternoon on the plain and performed a number of manoeuvres and firings to the great acceptance of many Spectators. This Day the house of Representatives, passed a vote 129 out of 161 in favor of a Convention on the new federal Constitution to Sit the 2nd. wednesday in Janry. next. at Boston

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