218. Marlborough, Middlesex County, 26 November and 24 December 1787

218-A. Warrant, 16 November

To Mr William Boyd Constable of the Town of Marlborough in Said County—Greeting

In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts:—You are hearby required forthwith to warn or notify all the freeholders and other Inhabitants of the Town of Marlborough qualified by law to vote in the election of a Representative and other Town affairs to meet at the Meeting House in Said Town on Monday the Twenty Sixth day of Novr. Instant at one of the clock in the afternoon to act on the following Articles (viz)

1st To See if the Town will choose a Delegate to Represent them in a Convention of Delegates appointed by a Resolve of the great and General Court of this Commonwealth to be held at the State House in Boston on the Second wednesday of January next for the purpose of Assenting to, and Ratifying “the Constitution or Frame of Government for the United States of America” or Dissent and Reject the Same

218-B. Town Meeting, 26 November

Agreable to the foregoing warrant the Town met and

1st Chose Mr Jonas Marse their Delegate to Represent them in a Convention of Delegates to be holden at Boston on the Second Wednesday of January next for the purpose of Assenting to, and Ratifying “the Constitution or Frame of Government for the United States of America” or Dissent and Reject the Same.—

218-C. Warrant, 11 December

To Mr Peter Rice Constable of the Town of Marlborough in Said County—Greeting

In the name of the Commonwealth of the Massachusetts you are hearby required forthwith to warn or notify all the freeholders and other Inhabitants of the Town of Marlborough qualified by Law to vote in the choice of a Representative to meet at the Meeting House in Said Town on Monday the twenty fourth day of December Instant at one oClock in the after noon to act on the following Article (viz)

1st To See if the Town will choose another Delegate (besides that which is already chosen) to meet at the State House in Boston on the Second wednesday of January next in a State Convention for the purpose of considering the Constitution or frame of Government for the United States of America and Assent and ratify the Same or Dissent and reject the Same—

218-D. Town Meeting, 24 December

Pursuant to the foregoing warrant the Town met and

chose Major Benjamin Sawin for their other Delegate to meet at the State house in Boston on the Second wednesday of January next in a State Convention for the purpose of concidering the Constitution or frame of Government for the United States of America & Assent & Ratify the Same or Dissent and Reject the Same