194. Hardwick, Worcester County, 10 December 1787

194-A. Warrant, 22 November

To Either of the Constables of the Town of Hardwick Greeting

you are Required in the Name of the Commonwelth of Massachusetts to Notifye or worn the free holders and other of the Inhabitants of the town of Hardwick qualifyed By Law to vote for a Representative that they assemble and meet together att the meetinghouse in Sd. town on monday the tenth Day of Decemr. Next at twelve oClock at noon

to Choose one good and Lawfull man or men as a Delagates to Meet in Convention to Be holden at the Statehouse in Boston on the Second wensday of Janawary Next for the purpose of takeing into Consideration the federal Constitution for their assent and Ratification

194-B. Constable Return, 1 December

in obedence to the foregoing warrant I have Notifyed the Inhabitants of the town of Hardwick for to meet for the purpose and time and plase Above mentined By posting a Notifycation up at the Meetinghouse Door By me

194-C. Town Meeting, 10 December

the Town meet according to the above warrant

voted to Send one Delegate to the Convention to Be holden at the Statehouse in Boston the Sececond wednesday of Janawary Next for the purpose of takeing into Consideration the federal Constitution—

Chose Majr. Martin Kinsley Delegate to Meet in Sd. Convention—

voted that the federal Constitution Be Reed and it was Reed accordingly—