762. George Augustine Washington to Frances Bassett Washington
Mount Vernon, 22 February 1788 (excerpt)1

… [P.S.] … We this evening recd. an acct. of the adoption of the Constitution in the State of Massachusets which was fully and deliberately discus’d and with the greatest harmony adopted the Minority determing to give it every support tho’ they were unsucessful in their opposition—You will probably shortly see a very pleasg acct. of their proceedgs. in the papers—

1. RC, Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union, Mount Vernon, Va.