Documents Illustrative of the Formation of the Union of the American States

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LIST OF DELEGATES APPOINTED BY THE STATES REPRESENTED IN THE FEDERAL CONVENTION.1
FromAttended
New Hampshire. 1. John Langdon, July 23, 1787
John Pickering,
2. Nicholas Gilman, July 23,
Benjamin West.
Massachusetts. Francis Dana,
Elbridge Gerry, May 29,
3. Nathaniel Gorham, May 28,
4. Rufus King, May 25,
Caleb Strong, May 28,
Rhode Island. [No appointment.]
Connecticut. 5. Wm. Sam. Johnson, June 2,
6. Roger Sherman, May 30,
Oliver Elsworth, May 29,
New York. Robert Yates, May 25,
7. Alexander Hamilton, do.
John Lansing, June 2,
New Jersey. 8. William Livingston, June 5,
9. David Brearley, May 25,
William C. Houston, do.
10. William Patterson, do.
John Neilson.
Abraham Clark.
11. Jonathan Dayton, June 21,
Pennsylvania. 12. Benjamin Franklin, May 28,
13. Thomas Mifflin, do.
14. Robert Morris, May 25,
15. George Clymer, May 28,
16. Thomas Fitzsimons, May 25,
17. Jared Ingersoll, May 28,
18. James Wilson, May 25,
19. Gouverneur Morris, do.
Delaware. 20. George Read, do.
21. Gunning Bedford, jr. May 28,
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Reprinted from Journal, Acts and Proceedings of the Conzcntion which formed the Constitution of the United States, John Quincy Adams. Editor ( 1819), pp. 13-15.

For a more elaborate list including the names of delegates who were elected but declined, and fuller and revised details of attendance, see The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787, Max Farrand, Editor, Vol. III ( 1901) pp. 557-559, 586-590.

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