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Adoption of the Constitution by New Hampshire

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CollectionNew Hampshire Historical Society: Sullivan Photocopies ACC 1928-1(v) view image
Document Information
Date June 21, 1788
Author Name John Sullivan (primary) Location: Concord
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: New York
Summary Sullivan informs Knox that the new Constitution has been adopted at the convention convened by the State of New Hampshire.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Knox to Sullivan, 06/29/1788.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; John Sullivan;
Related Places Concord; Philadelphia; New Hampshire;
Keywords [not available]
Key Phrases [not available]

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His Exely
General Knox
New York

giving an account of
the adoption of the
Constitution by New
Yeas 57
Nays 46


Margin 11-
(Editor's note: Scribble of 2 loops written above the number 21)
Concord June 21 '78 of one of clock
My Dear Sir
I have the pleasure to inform you
that our Convention have [undecipherable/blank] moment
adopted the new Constitution yeas 57
nays 46. I congratulate you on
the Event & am most respectfully
Sir your most obedt servt.

Jno Sullivan
His Excly Genl Knox