773. General Court Adopts Resolve Paying George R. Minot and Others, 3–18 March 1788

773-A. House Proceedings, Monday, 3 March 1788 (excerpt)1

… Ordered that the Committee appointed to devise means for paying the members report a suitable sum to be allowed to the Secretary & Messenger of the late Convention for their services …

773-B. House Proceedings, Friday, 14 March 1788 (excerpt)1

… The Committee appointed to Consider, of a suitable grant to the Secretary &c. of the late Convention reported a Resolve granting to Geo. R Minot Esqr. thirty Pounds as Secretary, to the Convention to Mr. Jacob Kuhn as Messenger ten pounds ten shillings, and six pounds to Edward Vannaver, six pounds as assistant. Read & accepted

Sent up for concurrence …

773-C. Senate Proceedings, Friday, 14 March 1788 (excerpt)1

… /Rd/ Resolve making an allowance to the Secry of the late Convention, Messenger &c—

Read & Concurred …

773-D. Resolve to Pay George R. Minot and Others, 14 March 17881

Resolve in favor of George Richards Minot, Esq. Secretary, and Mr. Kuhn, Messenger, to the late Convention, together with Edward Vannaver. March 14, 1788.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of this Commonwealth, unto George Richards Minot, Esq. the sum of thirty pounds, in full for his services as Secretary to the late Convention of this Commonwealth. To Mr. Jacob Kuhn, the sum of ten pounds ten shillings, in full for his services as Messenger to the said Convention, and that they be intitled to the benefits of the resolve of the twenty-fifth of October last, providing means for paying the Members of the said Convention for their services. And also the sum of six pounds, to Edward Vannaver, in full for his services as Sexton to the Meeting-House, where the Convention met, and twenty days attendance, he also to be intitled to the benefit of the above mentioned resolve.

773-E. Massachusetts Council Proceedings, Thursday, 18 March (excerpt) 17881

… Warrant drawn on the Treasury for Thirty pounds in favor of George Richards Minot esqr. in full of his services as Secretary to the late Convention—agreeable to resolve of the fourteenth instant—

Warrant drawn on the Treasury for Ten pounds ten shillings in favor of Jacob Kuhn in full of his services as Messenger to the late Convention—agreeable to resolve of [the] fourteenth instant—

Warrant drawn on the Treasury for Six pounds in favor of Eade Vannaver in full of his services in attending upon the late Convention—agreeable to a resolve of the fourteenth instant. …