Constitution of the United States of America
Article VII: Ratification
Article 7, Section 0:  Ratifying Conventions

 The Ratification of the Conventions of nine States, shall be
sufficient for the Establishment of this Constitution between the
States so ratifying the Same.

Attest: William Jackson, Secretary

Done in Convention by the Unanimous Consent of the States
present the Seventeenth Day of September in the Year of our
Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty seven and of the
Independence of the United States of America the Twelfth. In
witness whereof We have hereunto subscribed our Names,