Council Chamber Boston June 16th 1785
I have the Honor to inform you of your election this day by joint ballot
of the two branches of the General Court agreeable to the Constitution
to serve as Delegate from this Commonwealth in the United States in
Congress assembled, for one year, to commence on the first Monday in
Sam with sentiments of Respect & Esteem
Your most humble servant
John Avery Sec.
Honorable Nathan Dane Esq.