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NAYS--New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina 6

On the question to agree to the preamble to the constitution, as reported from the committee to whom were referred the proceedings of the convention,

It passed' unanimously in the affirmative. On the question to agree to the first article, as reported,

It passed in the affirmative. •

On the question to agree to the second article, as reported,

It passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to alter the second clause of the third article, so as to read,

“ Each of which shall, in all cases, have a negative on the legislative acts of the other Which passed in the negative.

YEAs-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, North Carolina - - 5

Nars--Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia . .

On the question to strike the following clause out of the third article, namely,

6 Each of which shall, in all cases, have a negative " on the other"

It passed in the affirmative.

Yeas—New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Pennsylva- , nia, Delaware, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia 7

Nays-Connecticut, Maryland, North Carolina 3

It was moved by Mr. Randolph, and seconded, to add the following words to the last clause of the third article,

“ Unless a different day shall be appointed by law"Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas-Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia - - - - .. . 8

Nays-New Hampshire, Connecticut' ..'.*2

It was moved and seconded to strike out the word “ December," and insert the word“ May," in the third article

Which passed in the negative. · YeasSouth Carolina, Georgia ::.:"2 *Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina ' :.

8 It was moved and seconded to insert after the word 6 senate,” in the third article, the following words, namely,' " .

“ Subject to the negative hereafter mentioned" ! Which passed in the negative.. YEA-Delaware . . . . .. 1

Nays--New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

'. -9 It was moved and seconded to amend the last clause of the third article, so as to read as follows, namely,

“ The legislature shall meet at least once in every “ year; and such meeting shall be on the first Monday " in December, unless a different day shall be appoint"ed by law"

Which passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to strike out the last clause in the first section of the fourth article,

Which passed in the negative.
YEA-Delaware - - - - 1
Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecti-

cut, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, South Ca. rolina ... .. ...::: :87

Divided--Maryland 1... vedi al ... /!? 1

It was moved and seconded to adjourna, · Which passed in the negative. in in

Yeas-Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia . . .' 4. . w e ; 4

Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, North Carolina, South Carolina .. '.'.'45

It was moved and seconded to adjourn till to-morrow morning, at 10 o'clock in ... ,

Which passed in the negative. in mod · Yeas-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecti. cut -

-"' o ws'... 3 Nays-Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina - - .

.5 DIVIDED_South Carolina

.. - 1 The motion to adjourn renewed.

It' Passed in the afirmative. 5. i 0,"oris

YEAS--Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina iki 7

Nays--New Hampshire, Massachusetts ut..2 · The house then adjourned till to-morrow morning, at 11 o'clock.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 1787. On the question to agree to the first section of the fourth article, as reported, ...,

It passed unanimously in the affirmative...,

It was moved and seconded to strike out the word 6 three,” and to insert the word “ seven," in the second section of the fourth article

- Which passed in the affirmative. .... . . • YBas–New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia ' .. . .* 10

Nar-Connecticut - .. ..:.1

It was moved and seconded to amend the second section of the fourth article by inserting the word “af” instead of "in" after the word “ citizen," and the words "an inhabitant" instead of the words 4a rosiof dent'_ . . Which passed in the affirmative.

ii's Yeas-New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina : :. ... .. . ... .. . 4 - Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pendsylvania, Delaware, North Carolina, Georgia • • • · It was moved and seconded to postpone Mr. motion in order to take up Mr. Dickinson's ..

Which passed in the negative. .1 ..

YEAS_-Maryland, South Carolina, Georgia - 3 · Nars Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina . . ........ . ...8

It was moved and seconded to insert the word 16 three" Which passed in the negative, , Yeas--South Carolina, Georgia - - 2 Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryťand, Virginia, North Carolina" . n. 9

It was moved and seconded to add one year resi- . dence before the election

Which passed in the negative.

YEAs New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia

DividedMaryland - 3.. . . 1

On the question to agree to the second clause of the second section, 1. It passed unanimously in the affirmative.

On the question to agree to the second section of the fourth article, as amended,

It passed in the affirmative. "It was moved and seconded to strike out the word ** five," and to insert the word “six," before the words 4 in South Carolina," in the third section of the fourth article

Which passed in the negative.

Yeas-Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia . .. id : 'Ho "! 4

Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia 7

On the question to agree to the third section of the fourth article, as reported,

It passed in the affirmative. * It was moved and seconded to alter the latter clause of the fourth section of the fourth article, so as to read as follows, namely,

“ According to the rule herein after made for direct “ taxation, not exceeding the rate of one for every * forty thousand"

Which passed in the afirmative. "

Yeas—New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

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