Journal of the Constitutional Convention

Journal of the Constitutional Convention


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State Delegates and Election of the President & Secretary

  • Philadelphia

Delegates from many of the different states were present.  The following states were represented: Massachusetts, NewYork, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

In the document you will see Alexander Hamilton of New York and George Washington and James Madison of Virginia.

George Washington was unanimously elected by ballot as the President of the State House.  William Jackson Esquire was elected Secretary.

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