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A motion was made by Mr. Stevens, To amend the amendment by striking out all after the word « ordered,” to the end, and inserting in lieu thereof the words as follow, viz: " And that the Convention will every Monday, Wednesday and Friday holi evening sessions, beginning at seven o'clock, P. M.”

And the amendment to the amendment being under consideration,

A motion was made by Mr. Cunningham,
That the Convention do now adjourn.

Which was agreed to.
Adjourned until nine o'clock to-morrow morning.

WEDNESDAY, November 29, 1837.

A motion was made by Mr. Sill, and read as follows, viz: Resolved, That the thanks of this Convention be tendered to the Library company of Philadelphia, the Atheneum of Philadelphia, and the Philadelphia Merchants’ Exchange, for their kindness and nospitality in offering to the members of the Convention the privilege of their respective associations, and that the Secretary be directed to furnish each of them with a copy of this resolution.

And on motion, The said resolution was read the second time, considered and adopted.

Agreeably to order, The Convention resumed the consideration of the resolution relative to the time of the daily meetings and adjournments of the Convention.

The amendment to the amendment being again under considerThe resolution was modified to read as follows, viz: “ Resolved, That until otherwise ordered, the Convention will meet at half past nine o'clock A. M., daily, Sundays excepted, and will take a recess on Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays, from two to seven o'clock P. M., and that the existing order for taking a recess is hereby rescinded.”

And on the question, Will the Convention agree to the amendment to the amend. meat? It was determined in the negative.

The amendment being under consideration, A division of the question was called for by Mr. Smyth, of Centre.

And on the question, Will the Convention agree to the first division as follows, viz: Resolved, That when this Convention adjourns, it will adjourn to meet at half past nine o'clock to-morrow morning, and that such be the standing hour of meeting till otherwise ordered ?

A motion was made by Mr. Dunlop, To amend the first division by striking therefrom the words “ half past nine,” and inserting in lieu thereof the word “ ten.” Which was disagreed to.

And the first division was agreed to. The second division being under consideration, in the words following, viz: “And that the Convention will each day, except Saturday, take a recess from one till three o'clock.”

A motion was made by Mr. Dunlop, To amend the second division of the amendment, by striking therefrom the word “ three," and inserting in lieu thereof the word “ four.” Which was disagreed to.

A motion was made by Mr. Stevens, To amend the amendment by striking therefrom all after the word “ordered," and inserting in lieu thereof the following, viz: " And will meet every afternoon, except Saturday and Sunday, at half past three o'clock.”

And on the question,
Will the Convention agree so to amend the amendment?

The yeas and nays were required by Mr. Dunlop and Mr. Dickey, and are as follow, viz:

YEAS.
Mr. Agnew
Mr. Darrah

Mr. M'Cahen
Baldwin
Denny

M'Call
Barnitz
Dickey

Meredith
Bell
Dickerson

Merrill
Biddle
Dillinger

Merkel
Bonham
Donagan

Montgomery
Brown, Northamp. Dunlop

Pennypacker
Brown, Philada. Earle

Porter, Lancaster
Carey
Farrelly

Purviance
Chambers
Fleming

Reigart
Chandler, Philada. Forward

Riter
Chauncey
Foulkrod

Saeger
Clarke, Beaver Fry

Scheetz
Clark, Dauphin Harris

Sill
Cleavinger
Hastings

Snively
Coates
Hays

Stevens
Cochran
High

Stickel
Cope
Hopkinson

Taggart
Cox
Keim

Weaver
Crain
Kerr

White
Cunningham Konigmacher

Young
Curll
Magee

Sergeant, Pres't.

66
NAYS.
Mr. Ayres
Mr. Houpt

Mr. Myers
Bedford
Hyde

Overfield
Clapp
Ingersoll

Read
Clarke, Indiana Kennedy

Ritter
Darlington
Krebs

Serrill
Fuller
Lyons

Shellito
Gilmore
Mann

Smyth, of Centre
Hayhurst
M’Dowell

Sterigere
Henderson, Alleg. M’Sherry

Woodward 28
Hiester

So the question was determined in the affirmative. And the second division of the amendment, as amended, was agreed to. And the resolution, as amended, was agreed to.

A motion was made by Mr. Agnew, That the Convention proceed to the second reading and consideration of the resolution read on the 16th instant, in the words following, viz :

Resolved, That from and after the 27th instant, the thirty-seventh rule of this Convention shall be altered, that the same shall read as follows, viz: “ None but the members of the Convention and its officers, the Mayor, Recorder and members of the Councils of the city of Philadelphia, and such stenographers, reporters or other persons as shall have permission given them by the President, shall be permitted to come within the bar of the Convention during its sessions." Which was agreed to.

And being under consideration, The same was modified by striking therefrom the words “ from and after the 27th instant." And the resolution, as modified, was agreed to; and,

On motion of Mr. Sterigere, Ordered, That a copy of the said resolution be sent to the Mayor, Recorder, and to the members of the Councils of the city of Philadelphia.

A motion was made by Mr. Dickey, That the Convention proceed to the second reading and consideration of the resolution read on the 14th instant, as follows, viz:

Resolved, That the committee of the whole be discharged from the further consideration of the seventh article of the constitution, that the consideration of the ninth article in committee of the whole be dispensed with, and that the Convention will proceed immediately to consider, on second reading, the amendments already made to the constitution in committee of the whole; and that this Convention will adjourn sine die on the 25th day of December next.

And on the question,
Will the Convention agree to the motion ?
The yeas and nays were required by Mr. M'Cahen and Mr.
Read, and are as follow, viz:

YEAS.
Mr. Agnew
Mr. Chambers

Mr. Coates
Baldwin

Chandler, Philad. Cochran
Barnitz
Chauncey

Cope
Bell
Clapp

Cox
Biddle

Clarke, Beaver Cunningham
Brown, Lancaster Clark, Dauphin Darlington

YEAS,
Mr. Denny
Mr. Kerr

Mr. Porter, Lancaster
Dickey

Konigmacher Purviance
Dickerson
Lyons

Reigart
Dillinger
M'Call

Saeger
Dunlop
M'Sherry

Scott
Forward
Meredith

Sill
Harris
Merrill

Snively
Hays
Merkel

Stevens
Henderson, Alleg. Montgomery Weidman
Hiester

Pennypacker Young
Hopkinson
Pollock

Sergeant, Pres't.

51 NAYS. Mr. Ayres

Mr. Fuller Mr. Myers
Bedford

Gilmore

Overfield
Bonham

Hastings

Read
Brown, Northamp. Hayhurst

Riter
Brown, Philada.

High

Ritter
Clarke, Indiana Houpt

Scheetz
Cleavinger

Hyde

Sellers
Crain

Ingersoll

Shellito
Curll

Keim

Smyth, of Centre Darrah

Kennedy

Sterigere
Donagan

Krebs

Stickel
Earle

Magee

Taggart
Farrelly

Mann

Weaver
Fleming

Martin

White
Foulkrod

M'Cahen

Woodward 47
Fry

M’Dowell
So the question was determined in the affirmative.

And being under consideration,
A motion was made by Mr. Woodward,
To postpone the further consideration of the resolution for the
present.

The resolution was then modified to read as follows, viz: . Resolved, That the committee of the whole be discharged from the further consideration of the seventh article of the constitution, that the consideration of the ninth article, and any new articles reported by committees, be dispensed with in committee of the whole, and that the Convention will proceed immediately to consider, on second reading, the amendments already made to the constitution in committee of the whole, or any new articles reported

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