92. Mary Cranch to Abigail Adams
Braintree, 22 December 1787 (excerpts)1

My dear Sister

… The publick Prints will inform you of the Persons chosen for this State to meet in convention. …

This Federal constitution makes a great part of the conversation of our Polititions—but as I am not one of them I can say nothing about it—It appears to be necessary to be a great Politition to judge of so large a Plan—Heaven direct them to such determinations as shall tend to make us a happy people. …

1. RC, Cranch-Greenleaf Papers, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, N.Y.