208. Leominster, Worcester County, 12 December 1787

208-A. Warrant, 26 November

To Mr. John Richardson Clerk for the Town [of] Leominster Greeting—you are here by ordered in the Name of the Commonwealth of Massachsetts by posting up the [sub?]stance of this warrant fourteen dayes at least befoure Said meeting to warn all the free holders and other Inhabetants of the Town of Leominster Qualified by Law to Vote for a Representative and also all the Inhabetants Qualified by Law to Votes in Town affaires to meet at the meeting house in Said Town on Wednensday ye twelft Day of December next at one of the Clock P:M then and to act on the following Articles Viz

1st To chuse a Delegate to attend at the Convention apponted to be held at the State House in Boston on the second Wednesday in January next—for the purpose of taking under Consideration the Constitution formed by the late federal Convention

208-B. Town Meeting, 12 December

At a Legal warnd meeting the Qualified Inhabitants of the Town of Leominster met at the Publick metinghouse in said Town ye 12 day of December 1787 and past the following Votes Viz

1st Voted and chose Majr. David Wilder for ther Deligate

208-C. Worcester Magazine, 13 December (excerpts)

…The following gentlemen, we learn, are chosen delegates, in this county, to the State Convention, viz. …

Leominister.—Mr. Richardson. …

208-D. Worcester Magazine, 20 December (excerpts)

We hear the following gentlemen are chosen delegates to the State Convention, viz.

Worcester County.

… Leominster—Mr. David Wilder, and not Mr. Richardson, as mentioned in our last. …