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Connecticut Ratifies the Constitution

January 8, 1788

In the Name of the People of the State of Connecticut.


We the Delegates of the People of sd State in general Convention assembled, pursuant to an Act of the Legislature in October last, Have assented to and ratified, and by these presents do assent to, ratify and adopt the Constitution, reported by the Convention of Delegates in Philadelphia, on the 17th day of September AD. 1787. for the United States of America.


Done in Convention this 8th day of January AD. 1788. In witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands.


MATTHEW GRISWOLD President:

JEREH WADSWORTH

JESSE ROOT

ISAAC LEE

SELAH HEART

ZEBULON PECK jur

ELISHA PITKIN

ERASTUS WOLCOTT

JOHN WATSON

JOHN TREADWELL

WILLIAM JUDD

JOSEPH MOSELY

WAIT GOODRICH

JOHN CURTISS

ASA BARNS

STEPHEN MIX MITCHELL

JOHN CHESTER

OLIV ELLSWORTH

ROGER NEWBERRY

ROGER SHERMAN

PIERPONT EDWARDS

SAMUEL BEACH

DANIEL HOLBROOK

JOHN HOLBROOK

GIDEON BUCKINGHAM

LEWIS MALLET Jr

JOSEPH HOPKINS

JOHN WALTON

RICHD LAW

AMASA LEARNED

NATHAN DAUCHY

JAMES DAVENPORT

JOHN DAVENPORT Junr

WM SAML JOHNSON

ELISHA MILLS

ELEPHT DYER

JEDA ELDERKIN

SIMEON SMITH

HENDRICK DOW

SETH PAINE

ASA WITTER

MOSES CLEAVELAND

SAMPSON HOWE

WILLM DANIELSON

WM WILLIAMS

JAMES BRADFORD

JOSHUA DUNLOP

DANIEL LEARNED

MOSES CAMPBELL

BENJAMIN DOW

OLIVER WOLCOTT

JEDEDIAH STRONG

MOSES HAWLEY

CHARLES BURRALL

NATHAN HALE

DANIEL MILES

ASAPH HALL

ISAAC BURNHAM

JOHN WILDER

MARK PRINDLE

JEDIDIAH HUBBELL

AARON AUSTIN

SAMUEL CANFIELD

DANIEL EVERITT

HEZ: FITCH

SAML HUNTINGTON

JED HUNTINGTON

ISAAC HUNTINGTON

ROBERT ROBBINS,

DANTE FOOT

ELI HYDE

JOSEPH WOODBRIDGE

STEPHEN BILLINGS

ANDREW LEE

WILLIAM NOYES

JOSHUA RAYMOND Junr

JERH HALSEY

WHEELER COIT

CHARLES PHELPS

NATHANIEL MINOR

JONATHAN STURGES

THADDEUS BURR

ELISHA WHITTELSEY

JOSEPH MOSS WHITE

AMOS MEAD

JABEZ FITCH

NEHEMIAH BEARDSLEY

JAMES POTTER

JOHN CHANDLER

JOHN BEACH

HEZH ROGERS

LEML SANFORD

WILLIAM HERON

PHILIP BURR BRADLEY

JOSHUA PORTER

BENJN HINMAN

EPAPHRAS SHELDON

ELEAZER CURTISS

JOHN WHITTLESEY

DANL NATHL BRINSMADE

THOMAS FENN

DAVID SMITH

ROBERT McCANE

DANIEL SHERMAN

SAMUEL ORTON

ASHER MILLER

SAML H. PARSONS

EBENR WHITE

HEZH GOODRICH

DYAR THROOK

JABEZ CHAPMAN

CORNELIUS HIGGINS

HEZEKIAH BRAINERD

THEOPHILUS MORGAN

HEZH LANE

WILLIAM HART

SAML SHIPMAN

JEREMIAH WEST

SAMUEL CHAPMAN

ICHABOD WARNER

SAMUEL CARVER

JEREMIAH RIPLEY

EPHRAIM ROOT

JOHN PHELPS

ISAAC FOOT

ABIJAH SESSIONS

CALEB HOLT

SETH CROCKER


State of Connecticut, ss. Hartford January ninth, Anno Domini one thousand, seven hundred and eighty eight. The foregoing Ratification was agreed to, and signed as above, by one hundred and twenty eight, and dissented to by forty Delegates in Convention, which is a Majority of eighty eight.


Certified by MATTHEW GRISWOLD President.


Teste JEDIDIAH STRONG Secretary-





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