To Rufus King
Richmd. June 25. 88.
The final question in our Convention has just been decided in the affirmative by 89 ays 79 noes. Recommendatory amendments will attend the act of ratification; but are yet to be settled. The business was closed with due decorum & solemnity; and an acquiescence of the minority can not be in the least doubted. Some of the leaders as might be imagined have however a keen feeling of their disappointment. In haste Yrs. Affely.
Js. Madison Jr
RC (NHi). Addressed by JM. Docketed by King.