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Page 8 - That the first Wednesday in January next be the day for appointing electors in the several states, which, before the said day, shall have ratified the said constitution; that the first Wednesday in February next be the day for the electors to assemble In their respective states, and vote for a president; and that the first "Wednesday in March next be the time, and the present seat of congress the place, for commencing proceedings under the said constitution.
Page 21 - May next, to take into consideration the situation of the United States, to devise such further provisions as shall appear to them necessary to render the constitution of the Federal Government adequate to the exigencies of the Union; and to report such an Act for that purpose to the United States in Congress assembled, as when "agreed to by them and" afterwards confirmed by the Legislatures of every State will effectually provide for the same.
Page 79 - It is agreed that creditors on either side shall meet with no lawful impediment to the recovery of the full value in sterling money, of all bona fide debts heretofore contracted.
Page 24 - Colony, and had come to the following Resolutions thereupon; which he read in his place, and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk's table, where the same were again twice read, and...
Page 8 - Delegates, in the conference chamber, and jointly with them to examine the ballot boxes, and report to the House on whom the majority of votes should fall. The committee then withdrew, and after some time returned into the House and reported that the committee had, according to order, met a committee from the...
Page 70 - House on whom the majority of the votes should fall. The committee then withdrew, and after some time returned into the House, and reported that the committee had, according to order, met a committee from the...
Page 46 - ... come to several resolutions thereupon, which he read in his place, and afterwards delivered in at the clerk's table, where the same were again twice read, and agreed to by the House, as followeth...
Page 6 - States, recommended to the consideration of the Congress which shall first assemble under the said Constitution to be acted upon according to the mode prescribed in the fifth article thereof...
Page 84 - Senators to them referred, and had agreed upon a report, and come to several resolutions thereupon, which he read in his place, and afterwards delivered in at the clerk's table, where the same were again twice read, and agreed to as followeth : It appears to your committee, by the return of the sheriff of Northampton, that Isaac Avery, Esq.
Page 32 - In making known to you the objections of the people of this Commonwealth to the new plan of government, we deem it unnecessary to enter, into a particular detail of its defects, which they consider as involving all the great and unalienable rights of freemen : for their sense on this subject, we refer you to the proceedings of their late convention, and the sense of this General Assembly, as expressed in their resolutions of the...

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