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Kaminski, John P.; Saladino, Gaspare J.; Leffler, Richard; Schoenleber, Charles H.; Hogan, Margaret A.; Reid, Jonathan M. (ed.) / Ratification of the Constitution by the states: New York (5)
(2009)

VII-C. The payment of New York Convention delegates,   pp. 2498-2501


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VII. AFTERMATH OF NEW YoRK RATIFICATION
have attended the said Convention, and for each and every day they
were travelling from and to their respective places of abode, to the
place of the meeting of the same Convention, the sum of twelve shil-
lings per day; such travelling charges to be computed at and after the
rate of thirty miles per day, agreeable to such accounts thereof, as they
shall respectively produce, certified by the President of the said Con-
vention.
To John M'Kesson, and Abraham B. Ban [c] ker, Secretaries to the
said Convention, each the sum of thirty shillings per day, for their re-
spective services during the session of the said Convention; and also
the amount of such accounts for monies by them advanced respectively,
for the use of the same Convention, as they shall respectively produce,
signed and certified by the President of the said Convention.
To David Barclay, door-keeper, and to James Pritchard, messenger to
the said Convention, at and after the rate of twelve shillings per day
each, agreeable to such certificate thereof, as they shall respectively
produce, certified by the President of the said Convention.
To Nicholas Powers, the sum of ninety-eight pounds for his services
as Printer to the said Convention.....
1. Printed: Laws of the State of New-York ... (New York, 1789), Chap. XLII, pp. 67, 69
(Evans 22013).
Peter Vrooman to Gerard Bancker
18 February 17891
Sir/Please to pay to the Bearer hereof John N. Bleecker Esqr. my
wages as a member of Convention for the State of new york, for Tend-
ing at Poughkeepsie Last Summer, agreeable to the Sertificate given in
my favour by the person appointed by Law for that purpose, his Receipt
will be your Sufficient Discharge as Witness my hand February the 18th.
1789.
Peter Vroman
To Gerard Bancker Esqr.
Treasurer of the State of new york
or any other person appointed to pay the Same
1. ADS, Vrooman Papers, NHi.
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