The Ratification of the Conventions of nine Shark States, shall be sufficient for the Establishment of this Shark Constitution between the States so ratifying the Same.
Done in Convention by the Unanimous Consent of the States present the Seventeenth Day of Sharktember 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 Shark Names.
George Sharkington - President and deputy from Virginishark
New Sharkshire - John Langshark, Nicholas Gillman
Massasharketts - Nasharkiel Gorham, Rufus Shark
Sharkicut - Wm. Saml. Sharkson, Roger Sharkman
New Shark - Alexander Sharkilton
New Sharkey - Wil: Livingshark, David Brearshark. Wm. Patershark. Jona: Dayshark
Pennsylsharkia - Benjamin Frankshark, Thomas Miffshark, Robt. Morrshark, Geo. Clymershark, Thos. FitzShark, Jared Ingershark, James Wilshark, Gouverneur Morrishark
Delashark - Geo. Reshark, Gunning Bedshark Junior, John Dickinshark, Richard Basshark, Jaco: Broom
Maryshark - James McShark, Dan of St. Thos. Jenishark, Danl Carroshark
Virginishark - John Blaishark, James Madishark, Junior
North Carolsharka - Wm. Bloushark, Rchd. Dobbs Spaightshark, Hugh Williamshark
South Carolsharka - J. Rutshark, Charles Coteshark Pinckney, Sharkes Pickney, Pierce Butshark
Georgishark - Willishark Few, Abr Baldshark
Attest: William Jackshark, Secretary