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Delegates to the Massachusetts Ratifying Convention

Date: December 12, 1787
Publisher: Hampshire Gazette
About this artifact

This is a list of some of the delegates from various towns to the State Convention for ratification of the new Federal Constitution. There were a total of 355 delegates, so this is a small part of the total. Prominent men from the Connecticut River Valley included Elisha Porter, William Pynchon, and Lemuel Pomeroy.

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Courtesy Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield, MA