Ratification of the Constitution by the State of
December 12, 1787.
In the Name of the People of Pennsylvania
Be it Known unto all Men that We the Delegates of the People of the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in general Convention assembled Have assented to,
and ratified, and by these presents Do in the Name and by the authority of the
Same People, and for ourselves, assent to, and ratify the foregoing
Constitution for the United States of America. Done in Convention at
Philadelphia the twelfth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand
seven hundred and eighty seven and of the Independence of the United States of
America the twelfth. In witness whereof we have hereunto subscribed our names.
|FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG President|
| THOMAS CHEYN.|
Attest JAMES CAMPBELL Secretary
Reprinted from Documentary History of the
Constitution, Vol. II (1894), pp. 44, 45.
Debates in Pennsylvania
Convention on Ratification of the Constitution
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