156. Chester, Hampshire County, 13 December 1787

156-A. Warrant, 6 December

To Deacon Jesse Johnson Constable of the Town of Chester Greeting. In the Name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, You are hereby required forthwith to warn and Give Notice to the Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the Town of Chester Quallified by Law to Vote for Representative—also to Warn & give Notice to all the Inhabitants of Said Town Quallified by Law to Vote in Town Affairs to Assemble & Meet at the Meeting House in Said Town on Thursday the Thirteenth Day of Decemr. Instant at one of the Clock in the afternoon to Act upon the following Articles Viz first Choose a Delegate to represent Sd Town in a State Convention to be Holden at Boston in January.

156-B. Town Meeting, 13 December

At a Legal Town Meeting of the Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the Town of Chester Regularly Assembled at the Meeting House in Said Town on Thursday the Thirteenth Day of Decemr. 1787 at one of the Clock in the afternoon the following Things was Acted upon and Voted Viz Voted to Adjourn this Meeting to the School House near the Meeting House

on the first Article Choose Doctr David Shepard Delagate to go to Boston to the State Convention next January