683. William Heath to John Langdon
Roxbury, 9 February 17881

I was honored with yours of the 31st. ulto. a day or two since, and seize the first opportunity since my release from Convention, to prepare the certificate you requested, you will find it inclosed, and hope it will answer your wishes. The Honble. Judge Sullivan has engaged to convey it safely to you.

You will have heard the result of our Convention, altho the majority on the ultimate question, was not great, yet from the good temper of the minority in general our hopes, and prospects are much brightned. We are in hopes that the decision of your Convention will be more Unanimous in the ratification of the federal System. The last accounts from New York, render it probable that a Convention will be soon called in that State.

1. RC, Langdon Papers, Portsmouth Athenaeum, Portsmouth, N.H.