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Historical Events in December 1787

  • Dec 6 Laurens Pieter van de Speigel is appointed Dutch pension advisor

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Dec 7 Delaware is the 1st state to ratify the US constitution

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Page one of the original copy of the Constitution of the United States
Page one of the original copy of the Constitution of the United States
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  • Dec 12 Pennsylvania becomes 2nd state to ratify US constitution
  • Dec 18 New Jersey becomes the third state to ratify the US constitution