70. Robert Southgate to George Thatcher
Portland, 4 December 17871

Yesterday Mr Lee was at my House. Mrs Thatcher is well—would pray you to Deliver the Inclosed Letter of Guardianship to Mr King have nothing Interesting to Communicate Except that the New Federal Constitution from Present appearances will this way have a General Voice for its acceptance, Scarborough have Chosen Wm Thompson Esqr for their Delegate in Convention, Gorham Stephen Longfellow Junr Falmouth, Capt Small & Daniel Ilsley, Portland Jno Fox & Peleg Wadsworth, the other towns this way have not chosen Farewell.

1. Printed: Goodwin, “Thatcher Papers,” 259.