137. Bernardston and Leyden, Hampshire County, 26 November 1787

137-A. Bernardston Warrant, 7 November

To either of the Constables of the Town of BernardstonGreeting

In the Name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are hereby directed to Notify & Warn the Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the Town of Bernardston Quallifyed according to Law to Vote in Town affairs, to meet at the House of Mr. John Burke Innholder in Sd. Bernardston on Monday the 26.th. Day of Novb. Instant at two O Clock afternoon for the following purposes

1 To Choose a Moderator to Govern Sd. meeting

2 to See if they will make Chois of a Delegate to represent the Town in a Convention, proposed to be holden [at?] Boston, on the 2d. Wednesday of January Next. …

The Directions of this Warrant have been attended by me Joseph Slate Con.Bernardston Nov. 16, 1787

137-B. Leyden Warrant, 15 November

To the Constable of the District of Leyden: Greeting

In the Name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are hereby required to warn the Freeholders & Other Inhabitants Quallifyed according to Law to Vote for a Representative to assemble at the House of Mr. John Burke of Bernardston on Monday the 26th. of Novb. Instant at one o Clock afternoon for the following purposes

to Choose a Moderator—

to Choose a Delegate to represent us, in the Convention to be holden at Boston on the Second Wednesday of January next, for the purpose of Considering and acting on the Federal Convention

I have warned the Inhabitants to appear at the time & place Mentioned in this Warrant Ebenezer Vining Con