620. William Wetmore: Notes in Almanack
Boston, 9 January–7 February 17881

January. 1788.

9. The Convention assembles weather extreme cold, from ye 6 inst. to ye 16. it moderates on ye 15. & on ye 16. snows a little which soon turns to rain.

[February]

5 an extreme cold day

6 very cold.—the Convention adopts ye Constitution—reported by ye Conventn at Phila—yeas 187. Nays 168—absent 9—majority 19. pay roll made up for £4496.15.0

7. Ratification announced from ye balcony of ye State house by ye Sheriff—ye Govr having first declared it to ye people

1. Typescript, William Wetmore Notes in Almanack, transcribed by Dawes Markewell, p. 27, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem.