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,
George 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.
Pennsylvania: B. Franklin, Robt. Morris, Tho: Fitzsimons, James Wilson, Thomas Mifflin, Geo. Clymer, Jared Ingersoll, Gouv: Morris.
Delaware: Geo: Read, John Dickinson, Jaco: Broom, Gunning Bedford, Jun’r, Richard Bassett.
Maryland: James M’Henry, Danl Carroll, Dan: of St. Thos. Jenifer.
Virginia: John Blair, James Madison, Jr.
North Carolina: Wm. Blount, Hu. Williamson, Rich’d Dobbs Spaight.
South Carolina: J. Rutledge, Charles Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, Pierce Butler.
Georgia: William Few, Abr. Baldwin
Attest, William Jackson, Secretary.