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“ Resolved, That the members of the first branch of “ the legislature ought to be elected by the people of " the several states' *. Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas-Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

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1 It was moved and seconded to erase the word " three," from the second clause of the third resolu. tion, reported from the committee - barem

Which passed in the affirmative. Y

Yeas-Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia 7 · Nars New York, Delaware, Maryland ༽ - Y ༠༡ ༡ 3 DIVIDED-New Jersey

1 Jt was moved and seconded to insert the word "two," in the second clause of the third resolution, reported from the committee

inn Which passed unanimously in the affirmative.

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

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FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 1817. It was moved and seconded to strike out the third clause in the third resolution, reported from the committee, namely,

“To receive fixed stipends, by which they may be

compensated for the devotion of their time to pub# lick service,

And to substitute, “Their stipends to be ascertained by the legislature, to be paid out of the publick treasury." On the question being put, It passed in the negative. YEAS-New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Nays-Massachusetts, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina i DIVIDED-New York, Georgia

2 It was 'moved and seconded to strike the following words out of the fourth clause in the third resolution, reported from the committee, namely,

“ To be paid out of the publick treasury."
On the question to strike out the words,
It passed in the negative.

Yeas-Massachuselts, Connecticut, North Carolina, South Carolina

4 .. Nays-New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Ma. ryland, Virginia

5 DIVIDED-New York, Georgia

2 It was moved and seconded to strike the following words out of the third resolution, reported from the committee, namely,

“ To receive fixed stipends by which they may be

compensated for the devotion of their time to pub6 lick service;"

And to substitute the following clausė, namely, " To receive' an adequate compensation for their 6 services."

On the question to agree to the amendment,
It passed unanimously in the affirmative.

It was then moved and seconded to take the vote of the house on the whole proposition, namely,

“ To receive an adequate compensation for their “ services, to be paid out of the publick treasury."

An objection of order being taken to this motion, it was submitted to the house.

And on the question, is the motion in order ?
It passed in the affirmative.

Yeas-Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina

6 Nays—New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Georgia 4 DIVIDED--Massachusetts

1 The determination of the house on the whole proposition was, on motion of the deputies of the state of South Carolina, postponed till to-morrow.

It was moved and seconded to add the following clause to the third resolution,

“ To be of the age of twenty-five years at least" Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas-Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina

Nays-Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Georgia 3 DIVIDED—New York

1 It was moved and seconded to strike out the following words in the last clause of the third resolution,

* And under the national government for the space " of one year after its expiration."

On the question to strike out the words,
It passed in the negative.

Yeas---Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Georgia

4 Nays-Connecticut, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina

4 DIVIDED-New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware

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

SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 1787. It was moved and seconded to agree to the proposition, which was postponed yesterday, on motion of the deputies of the state of South Carolina, namely,

To receive an adequate compensation for their • services, to be paid out of the publick treasury."

On the question to agree to the proposition,
It passed in the negative.

YEAs Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia

5 Nays-Connecticut, New York, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina DIVIDED-Georgia

1 It was moved and seconded to strike out the following words in the third resolution reported from the committee, namely,

By a particular state."
On the question to strike out the words,
It passed in the affirmative.

Yeas-Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina Georgia

8 Nays-Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware 3

It was moved by Mr. Madison, and seconded, lo amend the third resolution by striking out the following words, namely,

" Or under the authority of the United States, dur“ing the term of service, and under the national go“vernment for the space of one year after its expira

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And inserting the following clause, after the word " established," namely,

“ Or the emoluments whereof shall have been aug. “mented by the legislature of the United States dur“ing the time of their being members thereof, and 6 until they shall have ceased to be members for the

space of one year."
On the question to agree to the amendment, i"
It passed in the negative.
YEAs--Connecticut, New Jersey

2 Nays-New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

8 DIVIDED-Massachusetts,

1 It was moved and seconded to add after the words “ineligible to,” the words " and incapable of hold" ing'.

Which passed in the affirmative. so it stab

It was moved and seconded to strike the words “ national government,” out of the third resolution

Which passed in the affirmative. tritsins

Yeas-Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina

8 Nays-Pennsylvania, Georgia

2 DIVIDED-Massachusetts

1 It was moved and seconded to strike the word 5 established,” out of the third resolution

Which passed in the afirmative.
It was moved and seconded to add after the word

service," in the third resolution, the words, 4 of the 6 first branch”Which passed in the affirmative.

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