. This was the Gazette de Leyde
of 12 Sept., containing the opening portion of the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention's
address to the people. The rest of the address appeared in the issues of 15, 19, and
22 September. Beginning with the issue of 3 Oct., Luzac began printing the text of
the ratified constitution and continued, as space permitted, through the issue of
8 Dec., which included the final four articles of Chap. 2, Sect. 1, setting down the
powers of the governor. The remainder of the constitution did not appear in the Gazette
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.