Vermont: Polity Style: 1777-1791

17 Jan 1777 part of the State of New York "commonly called and known by the name of New Hampshire Grants" becomes an independent state under the name of State of New Connecticut in accordance with a declaration approved by the General Convention, session of the Convention, Westminster, Vermont (Records of the Governor and Council of the State of Vermont, 1:39-47)
17 Jan 1777 - 4 Jun 1777 State of New Connecticut
4 Jun 1777 name of the state is changed in accordance with a resolution passed by the General Convention on 4 Jun 1777, session of the Convention, Windsor, Vermont (Records of the Governor and Council of the State of Vermont, 1:54-56)
4 Jun 1777 - State of Vermont [1]
10 Jan 1791 a resolution approving the Constitution of the United States is passed, session of the Convention of the Delegates of the People, Bennington (Records of the Governor and Council of the State of Vermont, 3:480-481)
4 Mar 1791 admitted to the United States under the name of the State of Vermont in accordance with an act passed by the Congress of the United States (passed by the Senate 12 Feb 1791, passed by the House of Representatives 14 Feb 1791, signed into law 18 Feb 1791, effective 4 Mar 1791) (Statutes at Large, 1:191) [2]

[1] The Constitution promulgated 8 Jul 1777 and its further modifications also refer to the state as "The Commonwealth or State of Vermont".
[2] Full title: An Act for the Admission of the State of Vermont into this Union.
Last updated on: 13 Feb 2018 10:21:43