198. Hingham, Suffolk County, 13 December 1787

198-A. Town Meeting, 13 December

At a Legal Town Meeting held at the North meeting [house] in Hingham on the thirteenth day of December AD 1787 …

At the aforesaid meeting the Constitution proposed by the federal Convention held at Philadelphia was read

at Said meeting it was voted to Send two members from this town to the Convention to be held at Boston Jany. next to Consider of the aforesaid Constitution & Chose Genl. Lincoln & the Revd. Mr. Shute—

198-B. Joseph Andrews Journal
Hingham, 13 December1

Got up some wood from below ye. way FN. attended Town meeting to Choose Delegates for the Convention that is to meet at Boston next month

198-C. Massachusetts Gazette, 18 December

The honourable major-general Lincoln and the reverend Daniel Shute are chosen to represent the town of Hingham in the insuing Convention.