131. Barre, Worcester County, 26 November 1787

131-A. Warrant, 12 November

To William Clark one of the Constables for the town of Barre—Greeting

You are Required in the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts forthwith to Warn all the freeholders and other Inhabitants of Said Town quallified to Vote in the election of a Representative by posting a true Copy of this Warrant at the meeting house in Said Barre to meet at Said meeting house on monday the twenty Sixth day of this Instant November at one O’ Clock in the afternoon of Said day then and there to act on the articles that follow Vizt

First to Chuse a moderator for the Regulation of Said meeting

2ly to Chuse a Delegate to Set in Convention as appointed by the General Court to be held at the State house in Boston on the Second Wednesday of January next, to be Chosen agreeable to and for the purposes mentioned in the Resolution of Congress the 28th. day of September last, Vizt to take into Consideration the Constitution or frame of government for the united States of America Reported by the federal Convention, which is at the abovesaid time to be Submitted to the Said State Convention for their assent and rattification.

131-B. Constable Return, 26 November

in obediance to the within Warrant I have Warned all the freeholders and other Inhabitants qualified to Vote in the Election of a Representative as the law Directs by posting a true Copy of this Warrant at the meeting house in Said Barre.

131-C. Town Meeting, 26 November

The Town of Barre meet agreeable to the foregoing Warrant at time and place therein mentioned and opened the meeting—first Voted that the Selectmen moderate this meeting

2d. article Voted and Chose Capt. John Black for the Delegate to Set in Convention the Second Wednesday of Jany. next at the State house in Boston, to take into Consideration the Constitution or fraim of Government for the United States of America Reported by the federal Convention and to be laid before this Said State Convention for their assent and Ratification