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6 laid by the legislature of the United States on arti“cles exported from any, stale."

It was moved and seconded to postpone the conside, ration of the proviso

Which passed in the affirmative. "

Yeas—New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecti, cut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

10 Nar~Maryland. - - - 1

It was moved and seconded to add the words “and “ post roads,” after the words “ post offices,” in the seventh clause of the first section of the seventh article

Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas-Massachusetts, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia .'

6 Nays--New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, North Carolina - - 5 . It was moved and seconded to strike the words and "emit bills” out of the eighth clause of the first section of the seventh article

Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia - . .. 0

Nays-New Jersey, Maryland
It was moved and seconded to adjourn , .
Which passed in the negative.

YEAS--New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, North Ca. rolina . . . . . . , 4

Nays—New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, South Carolina, Geor,

gia

Separate questions being taken on the first, second, tbird, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth clauses of the first section of the seventh article as amended,

They passed in the affirmative.

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

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 1787. It was moved and seconded to insert the word “joint"> before the word “ballot," in the ninth clause of the first section, seventh articleWhich passed in the affirmative. .

Yeas-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

. . . . . . 7 Nays-Connecticut, New Jersey, Maryland 3

It was moved and seconded to strike out the ninth clause of the first section of the seventh articlem !

Which passed in the negative. - Yeas—Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, South Carolina

. e' - ' . 4 Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecti. cut, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia - 6

It was moved and seconded to strike out the words “and punishment,” in the eleventh [twelfth] clause of the first section of the seventh article "

Which passed in the affirmative. ' .

Yeas-Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia ! 7

Nays-New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maryland 3 It was moved and seconded to alter the first part of the twelfth clause, first section, seventh article, to read as follows:

“ To punish piracies and felonies committed on the “high seas"-

Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas—New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, South Carolina, Georgia 7

Nays-Connecticut, Virginia, North Carolina 3

It was moved and seconded to insert the words “de“fine and" between the word “ to” and the word *pu. s nish,” in the twelfth clause

Which passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to amend the second part of the twelfth clause, as follows:

- To punish the counterfeiting of the securities and "current coin of the United States, and offences against 6 the law of nations”.

Which passed in the affirmative.

On the question to agree to the thirteenth clause of the first section, seventh article, amended as follows:

* To subdue a rebellion in any state against the go“vernment thereof, on the application of its legisla"ture, or without, when the legislature cannot meet"

It passed in the negative.

Yeas-New Hampshire, Connecticut, Virginia, Georgia

Nays-Massachusetts, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina . . . . .

It was moved and seconded to strike out the word "make," and to insert the word declare," in the fourteenth clause

Which passed in the negative.

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Yeas—Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina .

• . 4 Nays-New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maryland, South Carolina, Georgia - - - 5

It was moved and seconded to strike out the fourt teenth clause

Which passed in the negative.

The question being again taken to strike out the word “make," and to insert the word “ declare,” in the fourteenth clause,

It passed in the affirmative.

YEAS-Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Mary. land, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia • • • • • • 8 Nar-New Hampshire

It was moved and seconded to add the words “and "to make peace" to the fourteenth clause

Which passed unanimously in the negative.

Separate questions having been taken on the nintb, tentb, eleventh, twelfth, and fourteenth clauses of the first section, seventh article, as amended

They passed in the affirmative. And the house adjourned till to-morrow, at 11 o'clock, A. M.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 1787. The following additional powers, proposed to be vested in the legislature of the United States, having been submitted to the consideration of the convention,

It was moved and seconded to refer them to the committee to whom the proceedings of the convention were referred

Which passed in the affirmative.

The propositions are as follow: * To dispose of the unappropriated lands of the United States.

To institute temporary governments for new states arising therein.

To regulate affairs with the Indians, as well within, as without the limits of the United States.

To exercise exclusively legislative authority at the seat of the general government, and over a district around the same, not exceeding square miles ; the consent of the legislature of the state, or states comprising such district, being first obtained.

. To grant charters of incorporation in cases where the publick good may require them, and the authority of a single state may be incompetent.

To secure to literary authors their copy rights for a limited time.

To establish a university. .

To encourage, by proper premiums and provisions, the advancement of useful knowledge and discoveries.

To authorize the executive, to procure and hold for the use of the United States, landed property for the erection of forts, magazines, and other necessary buildings.

To fix and permanently establish the seat of government of the United States, in which they shall possess the exclusive right of soil and jurisdiction.

To establish seminaries for the promotion of literature and the arts and sciences.

To grant charters of incorporation. ii.
To grant patents for useful inventions.

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