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On the question to agree to the seventh section of the sixth article, as amended,

It passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to strike out of the eighth section of the sixth article, the words, “nor to any “ other place than that at which the two houses are 6 sitting.”

And on the question shall the words stand,
It passed in the affirmative.

Yeas-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia - 10

Nax-Virginia • ... ... - 1

It was moved and seconded to alter the eighth section of the sixth article, to read as follows, namely,

“ The legislature shall at their first assembling de“ termine on a place at which their future sessions « shall be held. Neither house shall afterwards, during " the session of the house of representatives, without “ the consent of the other, adjourn for more than three “ days; nor shall they adjourn to any other place than “such as shall have been fixed by law” .

Which passed in the negative. . It was moved and seconded to prefix the following words to the eighth section of the sixth article, namely,

“ During the session of the legislature," and to strike out the last clause of the section . - Which passed in the affirmative.

On the question to agree to the eighth section of the sixth article, as amended,

It passed in the affirmative. si · It was moved and seconded to reconsider the fifth section of the fourth article

Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecti. cut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia . - - .

Nays-New Jersey, Maryland -
DIVIDED—South Carolina

And Monday next was assigned for the reconsideration.

And then the house adjourned till Monday next, at 11 o'clock, A. M.

MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 1787.

It was moved and seconded to strike out the word 56 seven," and to insert the word “ four," in the second section of the fourth article.

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

It was moved by Mr. Hamilton, and seconded, to strike out the words “ shall have been a citizen of 66 the United States for at least seven years before his " election,” and to insert between the words "an" and - inhabitant," the words - citizen and,” in the second section of the fourth article

Which passed in the negative..

Yeas-Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia - - - -

Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia 7 On the question to agree to the amendment of “ nine," It passed in the negative. YEAs New Hampshire, South Carolina, Georgia 3 Nays-Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina

8 On the question to agree to the amendment of “ four,!! It passed in the negative. YeasConnecticut, Maryland, Virginia - 3

Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia - - - - 8

It was moved by Mr. G. Morris, and seconded, to add the following clause to the second section of the fourth article, namely,

- Provided always, that the above limitation of seven “ years shall not be construed to affect the rights of 66 those who are now citizens of the United States'

Which passed in the negative,

YĘS-Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ma. ryland, Virginia - - . . 5

Nays—New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia · 6

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

Which passed in the negative.
Yeas--Connecticut, Maryland, Virginia

Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia 7 · Divided—Pennsylvania - - - 1

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

It passed in the affirmative.

On the question shall the word“ nine” in the third section of the fifth article stand part of the said section, It passed in the affirmative.

k in that YEAS--New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New Jera Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia - - - - . 8

Nays-Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland 3 . It was moved and seconded to adjourn. Passed in the negative.

YEAS--Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland

. - 5 · Nays-New Jersey, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia - - . - 5 DIVIDED--New Hampshire

· 1 It was moved by Mr. Randolph, and seconded, to amend the fifth section of the fourth article to read as follows, namely,

“ All bills for raising money for the purposes of 6 revenue, or for appropriating the same, shall originate

in the house of representatives; and shall not be so 66 altered or amended by the senate as to increase or “ diminish the sum to be raised, or change the mode of " raising, or the objects of its appropriation" · [The question was taken on the first clause of this amendment]

Which passed in the negative.

Yeas-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Virginia, North Carolina. - - - - 4

Nays--Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, South Carolina, Georgia - 7

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

It passed in the negative.

Yeas--New Hampshire, Massachusetts, North Caro. lina - - - - - - - 3

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NATS Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia 8

The question was taken on the last clause of the fifth section of the fourth article .

Which passed in the negative.
Yea-Massachusetts .

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

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

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 1787. It was moved and seconded to postpone the conside ration of the ninth section of the sixth article, in order to take up the following:

“ The members of each house shall be incapable of 6 holding any office under the United States, for which "they, or any other for their benefit, receive any " salary, fees, or emoluments of any kind; and the ac* ceptance of such office shall vacate their seats re66 spectively”

Which passed in the negative.

Yeas-New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia

Nays-Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina . . : 5

DivideD-Georgia - . - - 1

It was moved and seconded to amend the ninth section of the sixth article by adding the following clause after the words 6 be elected :"

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