Chapter 4, Massachusetts Constitution
|Part the First:|
|Articles I - XXX|
|Part the Second:|
|Articles of Amendment|
| Text of Chapter IV:
[The delegates of this commonwealth to the congress of the United States, shall, some time in the month of June annually, be elected by the joint ballot of the senate and house of representatives, assembled together in one room; to serve in congress for one year, to commence on the first Monday in November then next ensuing. They shall have commissions under the hand of the governor, and the great seal of the commonwealth; but may be recalled at any time within the year, and others chosen and commissioned, in the same manner, in their stead.]
- Annulled by the adoption of the Constitution of the United States on July 26, 1788.
- State constitution
- Constitutional article
- Constitutional amendment
- Constitutional revision
- Constitutional convention
- The Heritage Foundation, "Massachusetts Constitution"
- Social Law Library Research Council, "Timeline of the Massachusetts Constitution of 1780"