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Happy Constitution Day! Having voted to approve the Constitution on September 15th, 39 of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed their names to the document on this day in 1787, before returning to their respective states to urge ratification.
Image from The Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser 9/19/1787 (via NewsBank’s America’s Historical Newspapers).

Happy Constitution Day! 

Having voted to approve the Constitution on September 15th, 39 of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed their names to the document on this day in 1787, before returning to their respective states to urge ratification.

Image from The Pennsylvania Packet, and Daily Advertiser 9/19/1787 (via NewsBank’s America’s Historical Newspapers).

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