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Circular Letter of the Secretary of Congress - Dated September 28, 1787 - Transmitting Copy of the Constitution to the Several Governors

In obedience to an unanimous resolution of the United States in Congress Assembled, a copy of which is annexed, I have the honor to transmit to Your Excellency, the Report of the Convention lately Assembled in Philadelphia, together with the resolutions and letter accompanying the same; And have to request that Your Excellency will be pleased to lay the same before the Legislature, in order that it may be submitted to a Convention of Delegates chosen in Your State by the people of the State in conformity to the resolves of the Convention, made & provided in that case.-

with the greatest respect
I have the honor &c-

C: T-
transmitting the Report of the Convention

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Reprinted from Documentary History of the Constitution, Vol. II (1894), p. 23. Back