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 Ratification of the Constitution Indexes | Index to Volumes 4–7: Ratification of the Constitution by the States: Massachusetts | B |  Boston, Mass.

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– Antifederalists in [3 references]

– artillery causes damage, ordered to stop firing [2 references]

– caucus system in [3 references]

– and Connecticut ratification [9 references]

– celebrates Mass. ratification [16 references]

– clergy of give daily prayers in Convention [6 references]

– conciliatory spirit in after ratification [1 reference]

– Constitution published in [3 references]

– Constitution received in [1 reference]

– Constitution well received in [2 references]

– Constitution will benefit [3 references]

– Constitution will not benefit [5 references]

– criticism of procession in [1 reference]

– described as capital and seat of politics [1 reference]

– description of Mall in [2 references]

– economy of depends on shipbuilding [1 reference]

– economy in stagnant during Confederation [1 reference]

– enlightened people in are Federalists [1 reference]

– A Farmer addresses newspaper essay to town of [1 reference]

– favors Constitution [14 references]

– Federalist majority of will try to cow convention [1 reference]

– first rebellion against Constitution will break out in [1 reference]

– flourishing commerce through [1 reference]

– incorporation of [2 references]

– inhabitants of invite Convention for refreshments [2 references]

– interests of are in opposition to interests of Philadelphia [1 reference]

– Long Lane changed to Federal Street [5 references]

– Long Lane Congregational Church as site of Mass. Convention [1 reference]

– Mass. Convention is main topic in [1 reference]

– merchants of issue circular letter [1 reference]

– merchants do not despair over ratification [1 reference]

– merchants agree to boycott British goods [1 reference]

– newspapers and the debate over the Constitution [3 references]

– nomination for special election for House of Representatives (Jonathan Mason) [1 reference]

– people visit to attend Convention [1 reference]

– as political and economic center of Mass. [1 reference]

– population of [1 reference]

– principles of have changed from 1775 to 1788 [1 reference]

– procession in celebrating Mass. ratification [10 references]

– procession to honor visit of Washington (1789) [1 reference]

– proposal to relocate Mass. capital [1 reference]

– representation of in colonial legislature [1 reference]

– during Revolution [3 references]

– as site for Mass. Convention [3 references]

– suffers economically [1 reference]

– support for Hancock and Samuel Adams and elects them to Mass. Convention [1 reference]

– support for Hancock’s views expressed in his 18 October speech to General Court [2 references]

– town meeting wants more power for Congress [1 reference]

– treats Widgery with politeness after ratification [3 references]

– tries to dominate all of Mass. [1 reference]

– weather in [8 references]

– will not lose commerce under Constitution [1 reference]

– will only have one representative in U.S. House of Representatives [1 reference]

– Convention delegates [11 subentries]

– mechanics and tradesmen of [13 subentries]