Proceedings of the Massachusetts Convention to Consider the New Constitution

Document Information
Date February 3, 1788
Author Name Benjamin Lincoln (primary) Location: Boston
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary Lincoln reports on the proceedings of the Massachusetts convention that is charged with adopting or rejecting the new Constitution. Though several of the Shays insurgents are delegates, Lincoln is optimistic that the Constitution will be approved by the convention.
Document Format Autograph Draft Letter Signed
Source Collection: South Caroliniana Collection: Robert Goodloe Harper

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