U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition)

Jacob Shallus

(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.

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