314. West Springfield, Hampshire County, 26 November 1787

314-A. Warrant, 16 November

To either of the Constables of the Town of West Springfield, Greeting—

In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are hereby required to warn the Freeholders & other Inhabitants of said Town qualified as the Law directs to vote for Representatives, that they meet & assemble them selves together at the Meetinghouse in the first Parish in sd Town, on the 26th. Day of this Instant November at two of the Clock in the Afternoon, then & there to elect one or more Delegates to represent them in a Convention to be holden at the State House in Boston on the second Wednesday of January next, agreeably to a Resolve of the General Court in their present Session—

314-B. Town Meeting, 26 November

At a Meeting of the Freeholders & other Inhabitants of West Springfield, legally convened on the 26th. Day of November 1787, for the Purpose of electing one or more Delegates to represent them in a Convention to be holden at the State House in Boston on the second Wednesday of January 1788, agreeably to a Resolve of the General Court, they did elect Colo. Benja. Ely, and Captn. John Williston for that Purpose