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

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

- Each of which shall, in all cases, have a negative on the other It passed in the affirmative.

Yeas–New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, 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.

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YeasMassachusetts, 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. YEAs-South Carolina, Georgia "Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina

8 It was moved and seconded to insert after the word

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, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, South Ca. rolina DIVIDED--Maryland 1.

1 It was moved and seconded to adjourn... Which passed in the negative, s

YEAS-Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia

4 Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, North Carolina, South Carolina

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

Which passed in the negative.

YEAS--New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecti. cut

3 Nays-Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina Divided-South Carolina

1 The motion to adjourn renewed. Passed in the affirmative.

Yeas--Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina ini 7

Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts

The house then adjourned till to-morrow morning, at 11 o'clock.

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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 three," and to insert the word “ seven,” in the second section of the fourth article

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Which passed in the affirmative. · Yllas-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia NAY-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 4 å resi« dent”

Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas-New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina

4 Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pendsylvania, Delaware, North Carolina, Georgia

7 It was moved and seconded to postpone Mr. motion in order to take up Mr. Dickinson's

Which passed in the negative.
VEAS

-Maryland, South Carolina, Georgia 3 NAYS---Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina

8 It was moved and seconded to insert the word 66 three"

Which passed in the negative.
Yeas--South Carolina, Georgia

2 Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina

9 It was moved and seconded to add one year residence before the election

Which passed in the negative.

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

Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecti. cut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia

6 DIVIDED—Maryland

1 On the question to agree to the second clause of the second section, * 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

in South Carolina," in the third section of the fourth article

Which passed in the negative.

Yeas-Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

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 affirmative.

Yeas_New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

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