189. Groton, Middlesex County, 3 December 1787

189-A. Warrant, 24 November

To the freeholders & other Inhabitants of the Town of Groton in Said County Qualified by Law to Vote in Town affairs &c. you are hereby required, Notified & warnd. in the name of the Commonwealth aforesd. to assemble & meet at the publick meeting house in Said Groton on monday the third day of December next at Nine of the Clock before noon on sd. day, to act on the following articles, Viz.

1st. To Choose a moderator for Said meeting. …

5th. To hear the report of the Convention, lately assembled at Philadelphia, relative to the Constitution, or frame of government for the united States of America, the resolve of Congress and the General Court of this State, thereupon, and Choose Some proper person or persons, to represent this Town, in a State Convention to be assembled at the time, place, and for the purposes mentioned in Said Resolves.

6th. … & to act on all & Each of the foregoing articles as the Town Shall think proper.

189-B. Town Meeting, 3 December

At a Legal Town meeting December 3d, 1787

1st. Chose Capt. Fitch moderator. …

5th. Then Proceeded to the Consideration of the New Constitution. Voted & Chose Dr. Benja. Morse & Capt. Joseph Sheple members for the proposd. Convention.