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“ He shall be removed from his office, or impeach5 ment by the house of representatives, and conviction « in the supreme court, of treason, bribery, or cor

ruption"'-
Which passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to postpone the last clause of the second section, tepth article Which passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to add the following clause to the oath of office to be taken by the supreme executive :

“ And will, to the best of my judgment and power, “ preserve, protect, and defend the constitution of the 6 United States ,

Which passed in the affirmative. . ...?

Yeas-New Hampshire, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia 7

Nar-Delaware .. ... ... 1

It was moved, and seconded to insert the words, 6 both in law and equity" after the words « United " States," first line, first section, eleventh articles

Which passed in the affirmative.''

On the question to agree to the first section, eleventhi article, as amended,

It passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to add the following clause after the word “ behaviour," second section, eleventh article: .

“ Provided that they may be removed by the execu

tive, on the application by the senate 'and house of “ representatives"

Which passed in the negative.
YEA-Connecticut

· NAYgNew Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia 7

On the question to agree to the second section of the eleventh article, as reported,

It passed in the affirmative...

YEAs-New Hampshire, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia

-,. 1:6 Nays-Delaware, Maryland - ... 2

It was moved and seconded to insert the words 66 increased or," before the word in diminished," in the second section, eleventh article · Which passed in the negative... viri -YEA---Virginia ,., . .. . . ..1

Nays-New Hampshire, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, South Carolina

5 DIVIDED-Maryland. . . . . . . 1 "It was moved and seconded to add the following words to the second section, eleventh article: i

"Nor increased by any act of the legislature which " shall operate before the expiration of three years " after the passing thereof”

Which passed in the negative.

Yeas-Maryland, Virginia · Nays-New Hampshire, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, South Carolina . . . .. 5

"It was moved and seconded to postpone the following clause, third section, eleventh article:

To the trial of impeachments of officers of the 66 United States".. . ... Which was passed in the affirmative. -".

It was moved and seconded to add the following words after the word “ controversies," third section, eleventh article:

66 To which the United States shall be a party! Which passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to insert the words “ this constitution the," before the word " laws," second line, third section, eleventh article

Which passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to strike out the words 6 passed by the legislature," and to insert after the words « United States,” the words' 6 and treaties "made or which shall be made under their authority".

Which passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to insert the word " controversies" before the words “ between two or”

Which passed in the affirmative. · It was moved and seconded to postpone the following clause: “ in cases of impeachment” Which passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to insert the words “the “United States or," before the words “ a state shall be "a party"

Which passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to agree to the following amendment: i. In all the other cases before mentioned, original “jurisdiction shall be in the courts of the several states, “ but with appeal, both as to law and fact, to the courts s of the United States, with such exceptions and under 6 such regulations as the legislature shall make.”

The last motion being withdrawn,

It was moved and seconded to amend the clause, to read,

6 In cases of impeachment, cases affecting ambassa66 dors, other publick ministers and consuls, and those ** in which a state shall be party, this jurisdiction shall “ be original. In all the other cases before mentionif ed, it shall be appellate, both as to law and fact, * with such exceptions, and under such regulations, as * the legislature shall make”. Which passed in the affirmative.

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Which passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to add the following clause to the last amendment :

“But in cases in which the United States shall be “ a party, the jurisdiction shall be original, or appellate, s as the legislature may direct.”

It was moved and seconded to amend the amendment, by striking out the words “ original or”. Which passed in the affirmative. .

Yeas—New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia - - 6

Nays-Pennsylvania, Delaware - - 2

The question was then taken on the amendment as amended . .

Which passed in the negative.
Yeas-New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Delaware 3

Nays-Connecticut, Maryland, Virginia, South Ca. rolina, Georgia - - - - 5

On the question to reconsider the third section, eleventh article,

It passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to strike out the words 6 the jurisdiction of the supreme court," and to insert the words " the judicial power"

Which passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to strike out the words 6 this jurisdiction shall be original,” and to insert the words " the supreme court shall have original juris“ diction".

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It was moved and seconded to agree to the following amendment: .. .

.66 In all the other cases before mentioned, the judicial 46 power shall be exercised in such manner as the legis“ lature sball direct” . ..

Which passed in the negative. . .
Yeas-Delaware, Virginia . . . . 2

Nays-New Hampshire, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, South Carolina, Georgia - - 6

It was moved and seconded to strike out the last clause of the third section, eleventh article

Which passed unanimously in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to insert the words 66 both in law and equity," before the word " arising," in the first line, third section, eleventh article • Which passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to insert after the words “ between citizens of different states,” the words “ between citizens of the same state claiming lands un. - der grants of different states''

Which passed in the affirmative..
The house adjourned.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 1787. The honourable Mr. Sherman, from the committee to whom were referred several propositions entered on the journal of the 25th instant, informed the house that the committee were prepared to report. The report was then delivered in at the Secretary's table, was read, and is as follows :

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