The Ratification of the Conventions of nine States, shall be sufficient for the Establishment of this Constitution between the States so ratifying the Same.




Done in Convention by the Unanimous Consent of the States present the Seventeenth Day of September in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty seven and of the Independence of the United States of America the Twelfth. In Witness whereof We have hereunto subscribed our Names.

                           

Go Washington - President and deputy from Virginia


New Hampshire - John Langdon, Nicholas Gilman


Massachusetts - Nathaniel Gorham, Rufus King


Connecticut - Wm Saml Johnson, Roger Sherman


New York - Alexander Hamilton


New Jersey - Wil Livingston, David Brearley, Wm Paterson, Jona. Dayton


Pensylvania - B Franklin, Thomas Mifflin, Robt Morris, Geo. Clymer, Thos FitzSimons, Jared Ingersoll, James Wilson, Gouv Morris


Delaware - Geo. Read, Gunning Bedford jun, John Dickinson, Richard Bassett, Jaco. Broom


Maryland - James McHenry, Dan of St Tho Jenifer, Danl Carroll


Virginia - John Blair, James Madison Jr.


North Carolina - Wm Blount, Richd Dobbs Spaight, Hu Williamson


South Carolina - J. Rutledge, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, Charles Pinckney, Pierce Butler


Georgia - William Few, Abr Baldwin Attest: William Jackson, Secretary




ARTICLE 7

RATIFICATION & SIGNERS