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DIVIDED—Massachusetts
On the question to agree to the following clause,
“ By the legislatures of the states".
It passed in the affirmative, . . .

Yeas Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Georgia . .

1 8 Nays—Virginia, South Carolina ...

12 It was agreed to postpone the consideration of the remainder of the proposition.

It was moved and seconded to agree to the following clause, namely,

often) sojinga ni “ For the term of seven years' tarilor Which passed in the negative.

wepo test Yeas-New Jersey, South Carolina, Georgia 3

Nays—Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia

- 5' DIVIDED--Massachusetts, North Carolina

On the question to agree to the following clause, namely,

“ For the term of six years” It passed in the affirmative,

Yeas-Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia - - 9

Nar-Delaware - - - 1

On the question to restore the words, “ To be “ ineligible a second time"

It passed in the negative.
Yeas-North Carolina, South Carolina - 2

Nays-Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Georgia 8

And then the house adjourned till to-morrow, at 11 o'clock, A. M.

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FRIDAY, JULY 20, 1787. - It was moved by Mr. Gerry, and seconded, to postpone the consideration of the clause respecting the number of electors, entered on the journal yesterday, in order to take up the following, namely,

“Resolved, That for the first election of the su4 preme executive, the proportion of electors shall be " as follows, namely,

is New Hampshire one, ..."

66 Massachusetts three,
" Rhode Island
6 Connecticut

two,
“ New York
6 New Jersey

two,
Pennsylvania

three, " Delaware . . .

one, Maryland . . t two, . ; pg “ Virginia

tbree, 66 North Carolina

two, : p .. - South Carolina two '.

“Georgia : " 'one, "In all, twenty-five electors."

On the question to postpone,
It passed in the affirmative.

YEAS—Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia ". . . 6 * Nays—Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland ... . .. .

.1.4 It was moved and seconded to refer the last motion to a committee- .

Which passed in the negative. 5!!! !.'2!.

Yeas–New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland 3

Nays—Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia 7

It was moved and seconded to add one elector to the states of New Hampshire and Georgia· Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas-Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia - - 6 - Nars Massachusetts, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina

- The last motion baving been misunderstood, it was moved and seconded that it be put again. - And on the question to give an additional elector to each of the states of New Hampshire and Georgia,

It passed in the negative.
Yeas-Connecticut, South Carolina, Georgia 3

Nays-Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina 7

On the question to agree to the above resolution, respecting the first election of the supreme executive,

It passed in the affirmative. .

Yeas-Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina - 6

Nays-New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland; Georgia • ,

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4 It was moved and seconded to agree to the following resolution :

“ Resolved, That the electors respectively shall not “ be members of the national legislature, or officers of “ the union, or eligible to the office of supreme ma- gistrate” · Which passed in the affirmative. It was moved and seconded to agree to the following

clause of the ninth resolution reported from the committee of the whole house, namely,

“ To be removeable on impeachment and convic- tion of mal practice, or neglect of duty."

It was moved and seconded to postpone the consideration of the last motion.com . . it i

Which passed in the negative. .. ii .
Yeas-Massachusetts, South Carolina

NAYS-Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, De. laware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia 8

It was moved and seconded to agree to the clause
Which passed in the affirmative. . .

YEAS-Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, De. laware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia 8

Nays-Massachusetts, South Carolina, .....2

It was moved and seconded to agree to the following clause, namely,

“ To receive a fixed compensation for the devotion 56 of his time to publick service"- . of

Which passed unanimously in the affirmative..., · It was moved and seconded to agree to the following clause, namely, .. :46 To be paid out of the national treasury".. .

Which passed in the affirmative. " • Yeas-Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

- Hom . 9 Nar-New Jersey It was moved and seconded to adjourn. : Passed in the affirmative.

YEAS-Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

Nays-Connecticut, North Carolina - 2 And then the house adjourned till to-morrow, at 11 o'clock, A. M.

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03 Sant to 10 SATURDAY, JULY 21, 1787. 10 1105

$0posa buovo ERW It was moved and seconded to add the following clause to the resolution respecting the electors of the supreme executive, namely, esaudingsM Y

9 Who shall be paid out of the national treasury, " for the devotion of their time to the publick serbb vice" Which passed unanimously in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to add, after the words i national executive,” in the tenth resolution, the words “ together with the supreme national judi$ ciary” ... .

Which passed in the negative. 1940$, pausi Yeas-Connecticut, Maryland, Virginia IF 3

Nays-Massachusetts, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina . . · Divided—Pennsylvania, Georgia

2 It was moved and seconded to agree to the tenth resolution, as reported from the committee of the whole house, namely, .“ Resolved, That the national executive shall have “ a right to negative any legislative act, which shall * not be afterwards passed, unless by two third parts 6 of each branch of the national legislature" ,

Which passed unanimously in the affirmative.

On the question to agree to the following amend. ment of the third clause of the eleventh resolution, namely, " That the judges shall be nominated by the execu

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