290. Topsfield, Essex County, 13 December 1787

290-A. Warrant, 23 November

To Zaccheus Gould Junr one of the Constables of the Town of Topsfield—Greeting

You are Hereby required in the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts forth with to warn all the Freeholders and other inhabitants in Said Town that are qualified by Law to vote for Representatives [to] Convene and meet together at the Meeting-House in Said Town on monday the tenth Day of December next at one o’Clock after noon

1ly For the Town to Elect a Deligate to meet the State Convention at the State-house in Boston on the Second Wednesday of January next to take under Consideration the Constitution of the united States—

2ly For the Town to act as they Shall Judge proper respecting Said Constitution—

290-B. Constable Return, n.d.

Pursuant to the within Warrant I have warned the Freeholders and other inhabitants of Topsfield that are qualified by Law to vote for Representatives to Convene and meet together at time and place, and for the within mentioned purposes by posting a Copy of Said Warrant on the Meeting-House on a public Thanks-giving Day, which was November 29th.: 1787

290-C. Salem Mercury, 25 December

Mr. Israel Clark is chosen delegate to Convention for Topsfield.