[Constitution, Jefferson's Manual, and the Rules of the House of Representatives, 111th Congress]
[House Document 110-162]
[The United States Constitution]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office, www.gpo.gov]
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
America the Twelfth In Witness whereof We have hereunto subscribed
and Deputy from Virginia.
[Signed also by the deputies of twelve States.]
John Langdon, Nicholas Gilman.
Nathaniel Gorham, Rufus King.
Wm. Saml. Johnson, Roger Sherman.
Wil: Livingston, Wm. Paterson,
David Brearley, Jona: Dayton.
B Franklin, Thomas Mifflin,
RobT. Morris, Geo. Clymer,
Thos. FitzSimons, Jared Ingersoll,
James Wilson, Gouv Morris.
Geo. Read, Gunning Bedford jun,
John Dickinson, Richard Bassett.
James McHenry, Dan of ST Thos. Jenifer.
John Blair, James Madison Jr.
Wm. Blount, Rich'D. Dobbs Spaight.
J. Rutledge, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney,
Charles Pinckney, Pierce Butler.
William Few, Abr Baldwin.
Attest: William Jackson, Secretary.
Sec. 207. Ratification of the Constitution.
of the Conventions of nine States, shall be sufficient for the
Establishment of this Constitution between the States so ratifying the