209. Lexington, Middlesex County, 10 December 1787

209-A. Selectmen Meeting, 26 November

At a Meeting of the Selectmen Nov 26 1787

Ordered the Clerk to give the Constables Warrants for a Town Meeting to be [held] on the 10 Day of December next at one o’ Clock PM to choose some meet Person to represent the Town in a State Convention to be held at the State House in Boston on the Second Wednesday of January next to give their Assent & ratification to a Constitution or Frame of Government for the United States of America as reported by the Continental Convention begun & held at Philadelphia in May 1787.

209-B. Town Meeting, 10 December

At a Meeting of the Freeholders & other Inhabitants of the Town of Lexington legally Assembled on the 10 Day of December 1787—

The Town made choice of Major John Bridge for their Moderator—

The Town then made choice of Benjamin Brown Esqr. to represent them in the State Convention to be held at the State House in Boston on the Second Wednesday of January next to give their Assent & ratification to a Constitution or Frame of Government for the United States of America as reported by the Continental Convention begun & held at Philadelphia, in May, 1787—