696. Ezra Stiles Diary
New Haven, 11 February 1788 (excerpt)1

… P.M. Mr Rufus King arrived here from Boston on his Way to Congress. Informs that last Wednesdy VI. PM the final Vote passed the Mass̃. Convent̃ ratifying the new federal Constitution. The Bells ringing in this City & Canon discharged on the Occasion …

1. MS, Bienecke Library, CtY.