313. Westport, Bristol County, 22 November 1787

Town Meeting, 22 November

In Compliance with a Warrant Issued from the Selectmen of the Town of Westport. Requiring any or either of the Constables of Said Town to Notify and warn the Inhabitants thereof to meet at the Dwelling House of William Gifford in Said Town, on Thursday Novbr. 22, 1787, at ten of the Clock A.M. for the Purpose of Choosing a Delegate. Agreeable to a late Resolve of the General Court, to Represent this Town in the Convention to be holden at the State House in Boston the Second Wednesday of January next, 1788 for the Purpose of Assenting to, and Ratifying the Constitution of the United States, as proposed by the Federal Convention Lately Assembled at Philadelphia.

The Inhabitants of Said Town of Westport, who are Qualified by Law to Vote for Representative, being Legally Notify’d and Warn’d by Benjamin Cory one of the Constables of this Town

Assembled on Thursday Novbr. 22, 1787. at the Dwelling House of Said William Gifford at ten of the Clock A.M.

And proceeded agreeable to the Direction of Said Warrant

1. Job Almy was Chosen Moderator for Said Meeting

2. William Almy was Chosen a Delegate to Represent this Town in Convention at the State House in Boston on the Second Wednesday of January Next 1788. for the Purpose aforesaid.