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Jensen, Merrill; Kaminski, John P.; Saladino, Gaspare J. (ed.) / Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Pennsylvania
(1976)

A. Proceedings and debates of the convention,   pp. 326-616


Page 326

III. PENNSYLVANIA CONVENTION
A. PROCEEDINGS AND DEBATES
OF THE CONVENTION
The Pennsylvania Convention
Tuesday
20 November 1787
Convention Proceedings
This being the day appointed by the legislature of this state Jor the
meeting of the Convention, a number of gentlemen delegated for that
purpose met accordingly at the State House.
And adjourned to three o'clock P.M. tomorrow.'
1. The Pennsylvania Herald, 21 November, reported that thirty-eight members
of the Convention had met on the 20th; and that "A motion was made to meet
at 10 o'clock [on 21 November], but a member observing that those persons now
on their road could not be arrived so soon, the motion was lost." Fcr other
accounts, see Mfm:Pa. 230, 266.
The Pennsylvania Convention
Wednesday
21 November 1787
Convention Proceedings
Sixty of the gentlemen elected to serve in the Convention m ,t.
The returns of the elections held for the city of Philadelphia and
the several counties of this state were read, by which it appears that
the following gentlemen were returned as delegates for the Conven-
tion for the said city and counties, respectively, viz.-:1
For the City of Philadelphia         For Philadelphia County
George Latimer                       William Macpherson
Benjamin Rush                        John Hunn
Hilary Baker                         George Gray
James Wilson                         Samuel Ashmead
Thomas McKean                        Enoch Edwards
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