[Constitution, Jefferson's Manual, and the Rules of the House of Representatives, 109th Congress]
[109th Congress]
[House Document 108-241]
[The United States Constitution]
[Pages 87-89]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office, www.gpo.gov]


                              ARTICLE VII.

Done in Convention by the Unanimous Consent of the States present the 
Sec. 207. Ratification of the Constitution. The Ratification of the Conventions of nine States, shall be sufficient for the Establishment of this Constitution between the States so ratifying the Same.
Seventeenth Day of September in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty seven and of the Independence of the United [[Page 88]] States of America the Twelfth In Witness whereof We have hereunto subscribed our Names, Go WASHINGTON--Presidt. and Deputy from Virginia. [Signed also by the deputies of twelve States.] John Langdon, Nicholas Gilman. New Hampshire. Nathaniel Gorham, Rufus King. Massachusetts. Wm. Saml. Johnson, Roger Sherman. Connecticut. Alexander Hamilton. New York. Wil: Livingston, Wm. Paterson, David Brearley, Jona: Dayton. New Jersey. B Franklin, Thomas Mifflin, RobT. Morris, Geo. Clymer, Thos. FitzSimons, Jared Ingersoll, James Wilson, Gouv Morris. Pennsylvania. Geo. Read, Gunning Bedford jun, John Dickinson, Richard Bassett. Jaco Broom, Delaware. James McHenry, Dan of ST Thos. Jenifer. Danl Carroll, Maryland. John Blair, James Madison Jr. [[Page 89]] Virginia. Wm. Blount, Rich'D. Dobbs Spaight. Hu Williamson, North Carolina. J. Rutledge, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, Charles Pinckney, Pierce Butler. South Carolina. William Few, Abr Baldwin. Georgia. Attest: William Jackson, Secretary.