Joseph Dow's History of Hampton: Town Records At Salem / The Federal Constitution
Town Records At Salem
At the same meeting, Christopher Toppan was also chosen delegate " to sit in convention to be holden at Exeter the second Wednesday of February instant."
The Federal Constitution
After a ten days' session in Exeter, the convention adjourned to meet at Concord in June. Debate was then continued till the 21st, when the decisive vote was taken. The painful silence of intense anxiety prevailed during the count; but the vote had passed-the Constitution was safe.