Records of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 / [prepared for filming, with introd., by Kenneth E. Harris
- National Archives microfilm publications ; microcopy no. 866
- On the single roll of this microfilm publication are reproduced the official records of the Constitutional Convention, May 14-September 17, 1787; the papers of David Brearley, September 27, 1785-September 12, 1787; the credentials of delegates, 1786-1787, from 'Ratifications of the Constitution,' also known as 'Bankson's journal;' and a single motion in the hand of Elbridge Gerry [July 24, 1787]. The official records consist of four volumes of journals; drafts of the Virginia plan, of the Constitution, and of a letter from the Convention to Congress; and four letters and one enclosed resolution received. They are organized in the order indicated with the incoming correspondence in chronological order. The credentials of delegates are arranged in geographical order from New Hampshire to Georgia.--Introd.
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