November 1, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
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Lot 26: HUNTINGTON, SAMUEL. Letter Signed, "Sam'l Huntington," as Governor, to Governor of NJ William Livingston, informing him that CT has ra(30 views)
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Description: SIGNER: "THIS STATE HATH . . . RATIFIED THE . . . CONSTITUTION" HUNTINGTON, SAMUEL. Letter Signed, "Sam'l Huntington," as Governor, to Governor of NJ William Livingston, informing him that CT has ratified the U.S. Constitution. 1 page, folio, with integral blank; folds. Norwich, 23 January 1788
"I am honored with your Excellency's favour of the 9th Instant, acquainting me that the State over which You have the honour to preside, hath unanimously ratified the Federal Constitution.
"I have now the pleasure to inform You, that this State hath also ratified the same Constitution, by a majority of more than three to one."