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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)
23 (2009)

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

Page 2499

James Duane Daybook, 14 June-28 July 1788, 3 March 17891
This day [14June] I set out for Poghcapesie to attend the Convention
appointed to consider the Constitution formed for the Government of
the United States-
The Constitution being ratified on the 26th Instant I returnd home
on the 28th.
Paid for board & Liquor at Baker's &
passage home
Expences at pody's                                 2.15.0
Shaving and dressing to Barber                      2.0.0
[-- -]-- -]                                        2.0.0
Washing                                              1.0.0
Passage up                                         0.10.0
[3 March 1789] ... (Rec'd from
Treasurer Bancker for my Services in              E54.0.0
the Senate 90 days including 11 days
travelling at 12/
Attending Convention 46 days                      27.12.0
including 6 days travelling at 12/       ]
1. MS, George W. Featherstonhaugh Papers, McKinney Library, Albany Institute of
History and Art.
2. The text in angle brackets is also in the James Duane Journals, 1765-1789, at the
New-York Historical Society, under an "Albany March 3d 1789" date.
An Act for the Payment of the Salaries of the Officers
of Government, and Other Contingent Charges,
28 February 1789 (excerpts)'
Be it enacted by the People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate
and Assembly, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the
Treasurer of the State shall pay out of any unappropriated monies in
the Treasury, the sums of money herein after directed, viz. ...
To each of the members of the late Convention of Delegates, held
at Poughkeepsie, in the county of Dutchess, on the third Tuesday of
June last, in pursuance of a resolution of the Legislature of this State,
at their last session, for each and every day the said Delegates shall

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