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

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Record Number: 2765
Box/Case: Folios 1-2
Reproduction restrictions: None
Annotator: Jacob Broom, 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…”

This digital record contains four images of two pages. Each page has been seperately encased and the writing is visible on both sides.