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Ratification of the Constitution by the states. Microform supplement: Pennsylvania
([1976])

[Documents 201-300, 7 November 1787-2 January 1788],   pp. 988-1418


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Lancaster County Election, Judges'Certification, 7 November 1787
Be it known to all to whom these presents shall come,
that in pursuance of a resolve of the General Assembly of
this state dated the ninth day of September A. Dom. 1787,
We, Bernard Wolf one of the judges of the first
district in the said county of Lancaster, John Boyd of the
second district in the same county, Hugh Pedan of the third
district in the same county, and Jacob Johnson of the fourth
district of the same county, being duly chosen and qualified
to preside as judges in the said several districts at the
late general election br representatives in Assembly, and
in pursuance of the resolve aforesaid being judges in the
said several districts for the election of deputies to serve
in a state Convention for the purpose of deliberating on,
assenting to, and ratifying the Constitution for the
future government of the United States pursuant to a resolve
of the Convention of deputies from the several states com-
posing the Union lately held in the city of Philadelphia,
did severally preside at the said election which was held
in the several districts aforesaid on the first Tuesday
in November instant; and we being now met at the courthouse


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