The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States of America

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THE UNITED STATES
IN CONGRESS Assembled,
SATURDAY, September 13, 1788.*

Congress assembled--Present, New-Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North-Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia; and from Rhode-Island, Mr. Arnold, and from ` Delaware, Mr. Kearny.

On the question to agree to the proposition which was yesterday postponed by the state of Delaware, the yeas and nays being required by Mr. Gilman,

New-HampshireMr. Gilmanayay
Mr. Wingateay
MassachusettsMr. Daneayay
Mr. Thatcheray
ConnecticutMr. Huntingtonayay
Mr. Wadsworthay
New-YorkMr. Hamiltonayay
Mr. Gansevoortay
New-JerseyMr. Clarkayay
Mr. Daytonay
PennsylvaniaMr. Irvineayay
Mr. Meredithay
Mr. Armstrongay
Mr. Reiday
VirginiaMr. Griffinayay
Mr. Madisonay
Mr. Carringtonay
Mr. Leeay
South-CarolinaMr. Parkerayay
Mr. Tuckeray ay
GeorgiaMr. Fewayay
Mr. Baldwinay

So it was resolved in the affirmative as follows:

Whereas the convention assembled in Philadelphia, pursuant to the resolution of Congress of the 21st of February, 1787, did, on the 17th

____________________
*
Reprinted from Washington's personal copy of the Journals of Congress, Vol. 13, pages 140 and 141, originally printed by John Dunlap.
The proposition was the resolution which here follows the vote agreeing to the same.

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