U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)

Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2019 Edition.

Offices of the Convention


(non-voting)

Members (4):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Joseph Fry Visualize Door-Keeper Offices of the Convention (U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition)) , Offices of the Convention (This negotiation)
William Jackson Visualize (9 March 1759 – 17 December 1828) Major in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, serving on Washington’s staff as Secretary to John Laurens. Nominated as Secretary of the Constitutional Convention by Alexander Hamilton and chosen by the delegates on 25 May 1787. Afterwards practised law at the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and served for a time as personal secretary to George Washington while President. [^1] [^1]: [Wiki](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Jackson_(secretary)) [American National Biography](https://doi.org/10.1093/anb/9780198606697.article.0200193) Offices of the Convention (U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition)) , Offices of the Convention (This negotiation)
Jacob Shallus Visualize (1750 – 18 April 1796) A volunteer in the Revolutionary War, Shallus became a battalion quartermaster and also assisted in the outfitting of a privateering vessel. After the war he became Assistant Clerk to the Pennsylvania General Assembly, which met at the Pennsylvania State House. At the end of the Convention he was chosen as the scribe to produce a fair copy of the Constitution, on which the delegates would sign their names. Shallus was later Assistant Secretary in the 1790 re-authoring of the State Constitution of Pennsylvania. Offices of the Convention (U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition)) , Offices of the Convention (This negotiation)
Nicholas Weaver Visualize Messenger Offices of the Convention (U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition)) , Offices of the Convention (This negotiation)