206. Leicester, Worcester County, 17 December 1787

206-A. Warrant, 13 November

To Mr. Robert Henry Constable of the Town of Leicester—Greeting

You are hereby Requird. forthwith to Warn all the Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the Town of Leicester Qualified by Law to Vote for A Representative to Meet at the first Meeting house in Leicester on Monday the Seventeenth day of Decemr. Next at Nine of the Clock in the fore Noon then and There to Act on the following Articles (Viz)

Article 1st. to Chose A Moderator to regulate Sd. Meeting

2dly. to Choose A Deligate by Ballot to Set in Convention on the Second Wednesday in Jany. Next Agreeable to the Resolve of the General Court at Boston for the Purposses Mentiond. in A Resolve of Congress—&c

206-B. Constable Return, 15 December

In Compliance to the within Warrant I have warnd. the freeholders & other Inhabitants of the Town of Leicester to meet at Time and place within Mentiond. by posting Up Attested Coppies of this Warrant at the Several places of Publick Worship in Sd. Town—

206-C. Town Meeting, 17 December

the Inhabitants of Sd. Town Assembeld. Agreeable to the Above Warrant of the 13th. of Novemr. Last—the Meeting being opend.

Voted—Col. Seth Washburn Esqr. Moderator. then read the Federal Constitution &c

Voted—Col. Saml. Denny to represent the Town of Leicester in State Convention to Consider the propriety or Impropriety of Adopting the Federal Constitution offerd. to the people &c—