168. Dracut, Middlesex County, 17 December 1787

168-A. Warrant, 3 December

To Colonel James Varnum Constable of the town of Dracut. Greeting

In the Name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts You are requested forthwith to Warn all the freeholders and other Inhabitants that reside in the Westerly district in the Sd. town, and Qualified by Law to Vote in choice of a Representative, to Meet at the Meeting House in Said town on Monday the Seventeenth day of December Instant, at One O Clock P.M. for the purpose of choosing a Delegate to Represent the Said town in the Convention which are to Meet at the State House in Boston [on] the Second Wednesday in January next, to take into Consideration the Constitution, Submitted by the late Continential Convention, agreable to a Resolve of the General Court of the 25th. of October last—

168-B. Town Meeting, 17 December

At a Legal Meeting of the Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the town of Dracut Reguarly Assembled at the Meeting House in Sd. Town (That are Qualified to Vote for a Representative) On Monday the 17th. Day of December 1787 for the choice of a Person to Represent Sd. town in the Convention to Meet at Boston in January Next Agreable to the Warrant for Sd. Meeting as on file now appears

Then the town chose Colo. Joseph Bradley Varnum to represent Sd. town in the Convention to Meet at the State House in Boston on the Second Wednesday of Jany. Next