664. Rufus King to Tench Coxe
Boston, 6 February 17881

I thank you for your obliging note under cover to our worthy Friend Mr. Madison, and in return I have the pleasure to inform you that our convention this Day ratified the constitution by a majority of 187 against 168—the minority are moderate, and say they will with alacrity support the Government—

1. RC, Coxe Papers, Series II, Correspondence and General Papers, PHi.