157. Chesterfield, Hampshire County, 27 November 1787

157-A. Warrant, 15 November

To Either of ye Constables of ye Town of Chesterfield Greeting—

In ye Name of ye Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are Required to Warne ye freeholders & Other Inhabitants of ye Town of Chesterfield Qualified by Law to Vote in Town Affairs, also in ye Choice of a Representative to Meete together at ye Meeting House in Sd Town on Tuesday ye. 27th Day of this Instant Novemr. at One OClock in ye afternoon, then & there to Act on ye following Articles or not as they think proper Viz—

1 To Chuse a Moderator

2 To See if ye Town will make Choice of Some Meet person, to Represent them in a State Convention to be held at Boston ye Second Wednesday in Jany. Next to take into Consideration ye proposed Feaderal Constitution, agreable to ye. Recommendation of Congress & an Order of ye. Great & General Court of this Commonwealth—

157-B. Town Meeting, 27 November

The Inhabitants Mett. at time & place &

1 Chose Capt. Luke Bonney Moderator

2 Voted to pass Over ye Second Article in ye Warrant for ye presen[t] Viz for Chusing a Deligate. …

6 Voted to Send a Deligate to ye State Convention

7 Voted to Send Conl. Benja. Bonney for Sd. Deligate to be holden at Boston on ye 2nd. Wednesday of Jany. Next