We the people of the states of New-Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New-York, New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North-Carolina, South-Carolina, and Georgia, do ordain, declare and establish the following constitution for the government of ourselves and our posterity.
"The first draft of the report of the Committee of Five of the Federal Convention. Printed, for the use of members, in an edition of sixty copies, on one side of seven leaves, only"--Evans.
Imprint supplied by Evans.
Ford, P.L. Pamphlets, 20
Journals of the Continental Congress, 588
LC copy annotated in pencil on leaf : (1787, Aug.) Report of Committee of Detail. (Between Aug 1 and Aug 6).
Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Formerly Const Conv Bside no. 21. qr03 08-16-90