Item: Jacob Broom draft of the United States Constitution, 1787

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Record Number: 2765
Box Number: Folios 1-2
Page Number: 1, 3-4
Reproduction restrictions: None
Annotator: Broom, Jacob, 1752-1810
Date of Original: September 17 1787
Original Format: Printed Matter
Image description: This draft, printed by Dunlap and Claypoole, is “the second draft of the Constitution, printed for use of members, on one side of four leaves only.” (Evans 20816) Broom was a delegate to the Convention from Delaware. This second draft no longer lists states separately, but rather as “We, the People of the United States…”