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of decided upon by the supreme court of the United - States” · Which passed in the negative. • YEAs-New Jersey, Maryland

Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia - .. . ... . - 8

On the question to agree to the following proposition :

“ The legislature shall have power to dispose of s and make all needful rules and regulations respect. "ing the territory or other property belonging to the “ United States; and nothing in this constitution con“ tained shall be so construed as to prejudice any $6 claims either of the United States, or of any particu66 lar state"

It passed in the affirmative.

YEAs-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

10 Nar~Maryland

On the motion to agree to the first clause of the eighteenth article,

It passed in the affirmative. .

It was moved and seconded to strike out the word “ foreign,” in the eighteenth article

Which passed in the affirmative,

It was moved and seconded 10 strike out the words. te on the application of its legislature against”- .

Which passed in the negative.
Yeas-New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware S.
Nars-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connectis

cut, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Caro. lina, Georgia - - - . - 8

It was moved and seconded to strike out the words “ domestick violence,” and insert the word 56 insurrections,” in the eighteenth article

Which passed in the negative.

Yeas New Jersey, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia ::

, .. 5 Nays—New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Peonsylvania, Delaware, Maryland - 6

It was moved and seconded lo insert the words or executive," after the word " legislature".

Which passed in the affirmative. : YEAS-New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, North Carolina, South Caro. lina, Georgia

Nays-Massachusetts, Virginia . - . 2 : It was moved and seconded to add the following. clause to the last amendment:

" In the recess of the legislature" i Which passed in the negative. * YEA-Maryland

. . . 1 Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia - '10

Separate questions being taken on the several clauses of the eighteenth article, as amended,

They passed in the affirmative.

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

Nays-Delaware, Maryland

. On the question to agree to the nineteenth article, as reported, It passed in the affirmative.

' It was moved and seconded to add the words "or 66 affirmation,” after the word ' oath," (wentieth article

Which passed in the affirmative.. . ...!

On the question to agree to the twentieth article, as amended, , It passed in the affirmative. . . , Yeas-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia . . . . . . .8

Nax- North Carolina . . . . . . . 1

DryIDED-Connecticut, Maryland , - .. 2 : It was moved and seconded to add the following clause to the twentieth article:

" But no religious test shall ever be required as a *6 qualification to any office or publick trust under the " authority of the United States”

aici, Which passed unanimously in the affirmative. ,

It was moved and seconded to take up the report of the committee of eleven

i Which passed in the negative. ...Yeas—New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland 3

Nays–New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, South Ca. rolina, Georgia - - . . ; 8

The house adjourned.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 1787. .
It was moved and seconded to insert the words

66. between the said states," after the word “ constitu« tion," in the twenty-first article

Which passed in the affirmative.

YEAS--New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Caro. lina, South Carolina, Georgia

NarMaryland

It was moved and seconded to postpone the consideration of the twenty-first article, to take up the reports of the committees which have not been acted on

Which passed in the negative.

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

Nays-Massachusetts, New Jersey, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina

5 Divided—Connecticut

It was moved and seconded to postpone the twentyfirst, in order to take up the twenty-second article.

And on the question being taken,
It passed in the negative.

YEAS-Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia . .

Nars New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia 6

It was moved and seconded to strike the words 6 conventions of out of the twenty-first article

Which passed in the negative.

Yeas-Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Georgia

• Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, South Carolina .

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It was moved and seconded to fill up the blank in the twenty-first article with the word “ thirteen"Which passed in the negative, YEA-Maryland - - Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connectiçut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia - - - 9

It was moved and seconded to fill up the blank in the twenty-first article with the word “ ten"

Which passed in the negative.

Yeas—Connecticut, New Jersey, Maryland, Georgia

Nays--New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina

It was moved and seconded to fill up the blank in the twenty-first article, as follows :

“ Any seven or more states entitled to thirty-three “ members at least in the house of representatives, 46 according to the allotment made in the third sec6 tion, fourth article."

It was moved and seconded to fill up the blank in the twenty-first article with the word " nine" , Which passed in the affirmative,

YEAs New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Georgia . . . .

8 On the question to agree to the twenty-first article, as amended,

It passed in the affirmative...

YEAS-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecti. cut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

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