200. Hopkinton, Middlesex County, 10 December 1787

200-A. Warrant, 28 November

To Either of the Constables of the Town of Hopkinston—Greeting

You are hereby required in the Name of the Commonweath of Massachusetts to warn all the Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the Town of Hopkinston qualified to vote for A Representetive to Meet at the Publick Meetinghouse in Said Town on Monday the tenth Day of December next at one of the Clock in the afternoon—then and there to make Choice of one Good and Lawfull Man to Represent in a State Convention To be held at the Statehouse in Boston on the Second wednesday of January next—for the purpose of taking under Consideration the New Sistom of Goverment Proposed by the Late Continential Convention held at Philadelphia on the first Monday of May—1787

200-B. Warrant, 24 December

To Either of the Constables of the Town of Hopkinston Greeting

You are hereby required in the Name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to warn all the Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the Town of Hopkinston qualified as the Law Directs to vote in Town affairs to Meet at the Publick Meeting house in Said Town on Monday the Thirtyfirst Day of this Instant December at one of the Clock in the afternoon Then and there to act on the following Articles—Viz

1t To Chuse a Moderator—

2 To hear the Report of the Committee Chosen to Look into the Federal Constitution and to Draw up Instruction for Capt Gilbert Dench Lately Chosen to Represent this Town [in] Convention to Meet at the Statehouse in Boston on the Second Wednesday in January nex