Ratification of the Constitution by the State of Maryland
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Ratification of the Constitution
by the State of Maryland
In Convention of the Delegates of the People of the State of Maryland 28 April 1788
We the Delegates of the people of the State of Maryland having fully considered the Constitution of the United States of America reported to Congress by the Convention of Deputies from the United States of America held in Philadelphia on the seventeenth Day of September in the Year Seventeen hundred and eighty seven of which the annexed is a Copy and submitted to us by a Resolution of the General Assembly of Maryland in November Session Seventeen hundred and eighty seven do for ourselves and in the Name and on the behalf of the People of this State assent to and ratify the said Constitution.
In Witness whereof we have hereunto subscribed our Names
GEO: PLATER President
N LEWIS SEWALL
JAMES GORDON HERON
JNO CHESLEY Junr
G. R. BROWN
A C. HANSON
MICHAEL JENEFER STONE
R. GOLDSBOROUCH junr
THO. S. LEE
WILL DEAKINS Junr.
AttestWM HARWOOD Clk.
Reprinted from Documentary History of the Constitution, Vol. II (1894), pp. 121, 122.