Council Chamber Boston June 6th: 1788
Agreeably to the directions of the two branches of the General Court I have the honor to inform you that you have been this day elected a Delegate from this Commonwealth to serve in the Congress of the United States for one year to commence on the first Monday of November next.
I am, / With great Esteem & Respect / Your Honor’s / Very hble Servt.
John Avery jun Secry.
MHi: Adams Papers.