276. Spencer, Worcester County, 12 December 1787

276-A. Warrant, 26 November

To David Wilson Constable of the Town of Spencer within the Aforesaid County—Greeting

You are hereby commanded forthwith to Notify and Warn all the Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the Town of Spencer who are Qualified as the Constitution of this Commonwealth Directs for the Chois of Representative to Meet at the Meeting-House in Spencer on Wednesday the Twelveth Day of December Next at ten of the Oclock in the Aforenoon to Vote and act on the following Articles (viz)

[1st?] to Chuse a Moderator to Regulate said Meeting

2ly to hear the Constitution for the United States Framed by a Late Convention of Deligats from the aforesaid States at Philadelphia on the 17[th?] Day of September 1787—also to chuse a Deligate to Meet in a Convention of this Commonwealth to be Convened at the State House in Boston on the Second Wednesday of January next to Take into Consideration the Above Constitution and to Give their Assent and ratify the same

3ly to see if the Town will Give their Deligate any Instructions and Act theiron as they shall think Proper

276-B. Constable Return, 12 December

In Obedence to the Within Warrant I have Notified and Warned all the Freeholders and other Inhabitents of the Town of Spencer who are Qualified as the Constitution Directs for the choise of Representatives, to Meet at Time and place within Set forth and for the Purposes therein mentioned by Posting a Copey thereof at the Usel place of Posting—