267. Sheffield and Mount Washington, Berkshire County, 17 December 1787

267-A. Warrant, 24 November

To either of the Constables of the Town of Sheffield in said County Greeting—

In the Name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are hereby required legally to warn all the Inhabitants of sd Town qualified by Law to Vote in the Election of Representatives to convene at the Meeting House in sd Town on Monday the tenth Day of December next at one of the Clock in the Afternoon then & there in Conjunction with the Inhabitants of Mt. Washington by Law qualified as aforesaid to transact the following Business viz—

To choose a Deligate or Deligates to Represent the said Inhabitants of Sheffield & Mt Washington in a Convention of Deligates to [be Chosen?] by the several Towns in this Commonwealth & to assemble at the State House in Boston on the second Wednessday of January next as recommended by the General Court of the Commonwealth for the Purpose of having the Constitution of which by the Convention lately assembled at Philadelphia was reported to Congress for the United States of America & transmited to the Legislature of this Commonwealth submited to said Convention of Deligates which may assemble at Boston as aforesaid for their Assent & Ratification.

267-B. Warrant, 3 December

To allen Sage Constable of Mount Washington Greetings

You are hereby required in the Name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to warn all the Inhabitants of Mt Washington who have a right by Law to vote in Town meeting that they appear at the Meetinghouse in Sheffield on Monday the tenth Day of December currant at one of the Clock in the Afternoon then & there in Conjunction with the Inhabitants of Sheffield qualified [and joined?] to Choose a Deligate or Deligates to meet in a Convention of Deligates to be Chosen by the several Towns in this Commonwealth & to assemble at the State House in Boston on the second Wednessday of January next for the purpose of having the Constitution that was by the late Convention assembled at Philadelphia reported to Congress for the united states of America submited to sd Convention which may assemble at Boston As aforesaid for their Assent & Ratification