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It was moved and seconded to strike out the word “five," and insert three"

Which passed in the negative: ".
Yeas—Virginia, North Carolina

Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, South Carolina, Georgia . . . . . 9. . It was moved and seconded to strike out the word 56 five," and to insert the word “thirteen”

Which passed in the negative. .
Yeas—North Carolina, South Carolina - 2

Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Georgia

- 9 It was moved and seconded to add after the word s electors," the words " who shall have balloted” —

Which passed in the negative.

Yeas-Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina

Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecti. cut, New Jersey, Delaware, South Carolina, Georgia 7

It was moved and seconded to add, after the words 66 if such number be a majority of the whole number

of the electors,” the word " appointed”

Which passed in the affirmative. . · Yeas–New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, South Carolina, Georgia

Nays-Virginia, North Carolina - 2

It was moved and seconded to insert after the words • The legislature may determine the time of choosing 65 and assembling the electors," the words “ and of 56 their giving their votes"

Which passed in the affirmative.
The house adjourned.

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1787. **It was moved and 'seconded to insert the following words after the words “may be entitled in the legis. 6 lature," in the fifth clause of the report, entered on the journal of the 4ih instant :

But no person shall be appointed an elector who " is a member of the legislature of the United States, u or who holds any office of profit or trust under the “ United States"

Which passed in the affirmative. :? . It was moved and seconded to insert the word “ seven," instead of " four,” in the fourth clause of the report,

Which passed in the negative.
Yeas—New Hampshire, Virginia, North Carolina 3

Nays-Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, South Carolina, Georgia . . . . . - 8

It was moved and seconded to insert the word “six," instead of four" : Which passed in the negative. Yeas—North Carolina, South Carolina .. ? Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Georgia

9 The question being put, to agree to the word « four"

It passed in the affirmative.

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

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Nar-North Carolina - .' . 1

On the question to agree to the fourth clause of the report, as follows: . . .in

" He shall hold his office during the term of four 5 years, and together with the vice president, chosen 6 for the same term, be elected in the following man. 6 ner"

It passed in the affirmative.

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

. 10 Nar-North Carolina

- - 1 On the question upon the fifth clause of the report, prescribing the appointment of electors,

It passed in the affirmative.

Yeas—New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Georgia • •

; 9 Nays-North Carolina, South Carolina

It was moved and seconded to agree to the following clause :

“ That the electors meet at the seat of the general “ government”

Which passed in the negative. .. · YEA-North Carolina

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

10 It was moved and seconded to insert the words 6 under the seal of the state," after the word “ trans« mit,” in the sixth clause of the report

Which passed in the negative. '

It was moved and seconded to agree to the sixth clause of the report Which passed in the affirmative...

Yeas---New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecti. cut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia - 10

Nar-North Carolina - . .' 1

It was moved and seconded to agree to the words “the person having the greatest number of votes shall “ be president,” in the seventh clause of the report

Which passed in the affirmative.. i

Yeas–New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina South Carolina, Georgia

• 8 Nays-Massachusetts, Connecticut = '2 DIVIDED--New Hampshire

It was moved and seconded to agree to the words 6 if such number be a majority of the whole number " of the electors appointed' Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas~ New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, South Caroli: na, Georgia

Nays-Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina 3

It was moved and seconded to insert the words in 6 presence of the senate and house of representa" lives," after the word “ counted”—

Which passed in the affirmative.

YEAs-New Hampshire, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia - 6

Nays-Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware . .

It was moved and seconded to insert the words " and who shall have given their votes," after the word " appointed," in the seventh clause of the report"

Which passed in the negative. · Yeas---Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina - 5

Nays-New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Georgia

6 It was moved and seconded to insert the word “im“mediately," before the word “ choose”.

Which passed in the affirmative.

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

- - 1 It was moved and seconded to insert the words ss of the electors," aster the word " votes"- "

Which passed unanimously in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to agree to the following clause :

6 But the election shall be on the same day through" out the United States," after the words “ trans6 mitting their votes” —

Which passed in the affirmative.

YEAS--New Hampshire, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia . . . .

Nays-Massachusetts, New Jersey, Delaware 3

It was moved and seconded to strike out the words " the senate shall immediately choose by ballot, &c." and to insert the words, “the house of representa“ tives shall immediately choose by ballot one of them

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