143. Boothbay, Lincoln County, 17 December 1787

143-A. Warrant, 24 November

To the Constable or Constables of the Town of Boothbay in the Said County of Lincoln—Greeting

You are hereby Required in the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to warn and give publick notice to all the freeholders and other Inhabitants of said Town to meet at the Meeting Hous of Said Town on Monday the Seventeenth day of December next at ten of the clock in the forenoon then & there to Act on the following Artickles. to wit.

1st. to chuse a Moderator to regulate Said Meeting.

2d. to chuse a Clerk to Keep the Records of that days meeting in case the Standing Clerk Shoud. be absent.

3d to see if the Town will chuse Delegate to joine the Convention at the State Hous in Boston on the second Wedensday of January next Repecting their Assent to the Continantel Constitution as agreed. upon by the Continantal Convention appointed for that purpose

143-B. Constable Return, n.d.

By virtue of the above Warrent I have warned the Inhabitants of Said Town According to Law by Posting up four differant Coppies according to vote of the Town.

143-C. Town Meeting, 17 December

At a Meeting of the Inhabitants of the Town of Boothbay Agreable to the a foregoing Warrant the following votes ware passed. to wit.

1st. Voted John Leishman Moderator to regulate sd. Meeting

2d Voted Wm. Reed Clerk to Keep the records of the day

3d. Adjurnd. the Meeting from the Meeting hous to Mr. John Murrays dwelling hous to meet there in ten minuts. haveing meet according to adjurnment the following voats ware passed. to wit.

4th. Voted to Send a Deligate to joine the Convention at Boston January next respecting the Fadral Constitution.

5th. Voted Wm. McCobb Esq. a Deligate for this Town to joine Said Convention.