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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE.
REVISE THE CONSTITUTION
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MANCHESTER, N. H.
OF THE CONVENTION TO REVISE THE
CONCORD, N. H., June 5, 1918. The delegates of the Convention to Revise the Constitution assembled in the hall of the House of Representatives on Wednesday, June 5, 1918, and were called to order by Major William H. Trickey of Tilton.
Prayer was offered by Reverend William Hathaway Pound, delegate in the Convention from Wolfeboro.
Mr. Rosecrans W. Pillsbury of Londonderry.—In this day when patriotism stands above partisanship, when we are all devoted to the common weal, we desire to honor men for their worth. I feel honored to present to this Convention as temporary chairman a man who fifty-nine years ago served in this hall as a member of the Legislature, a man who has served his State in the Halls of Congress, a man who has been a citizen we have all delighted to honor. It gives me great pleasure to present to you the name of Hon. Hosea W. Parker of Claremont as temporary presiding officer of this Convention.
On motion of Mr. Rosecrans W. Pillsbury of Londonderry, Hon. Hosea W. Parker of Claremont was chosen temporary chairman of the Convention by acclamation.