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Fifth-That he is opposed to the charge of having his name recorded as an anii christian, or in other words, an infidel, as set forth in all the memorials and petitions presented to this convention, by the society called Friends, praying to be exempt from all military duty, and also from paying an equivalent for personal services.

For the above, and other important reasons that are to be found on the journal of this convention, I desire, as an act of justice, that this protest may be recorded on the journal of this convention.

JOHN CUMMIN. FEBRUARY 22, 1338. Laid on the table. A motion was made by Mr. Cox, and read as follows, viz :

Resolved, That the sum of twenty-five dollars per sheet, sixteen pagrs, twelve hundied and fifty copies, be paid to the printers of the English Journal, and that the sum of twenty-ive dollars per sheet, sixteen pages, twelve hundred and fifty copies, be paid to the printer of the German Journal.

And on motion, The said resolution was read the second time, considered, and adopted. Mr. Cope, from the committee on accounts, made the following report, viz:

'That they have seliled and adjusted the accounts of the secretary of the convention, compared them with the vouchers, and find them as follows, viz :

During the first session of the convention at Harrisburg, commencing the second day of May last, and ending the 14th day of July, Samuel Shoch and Samuel A. Gilmore, Esqrs., made disbursements (as per vouchers produced) for postage, slenography, books, stationary, and sundry other incidental expenses, to the amount of ... $10,282 78

The same secretaries, received from the state treasury, by virtue of six warrants drawn by the president, during the same time, the full sum of . -

- - - $10,282 78 Samuel Shoch, Esq., made disbursements between the 14th day of July last, and the 20th of October, inclusive, (as per vouchers produced) for postage, stenography, newspapers, stationary, and other incidental ex. penses, to the amount of . . . . - - $5,788 09

And he received, during the same time, by virtue of two warrants drawn by the president on the state treasurer, the sum of - - $5,788 09

And Samuel Shoch, Esq., has disbursed between the 20th of October last, and the 16th instant, inclusive, (as per vouchers) for postage, stenog. raphy, newspapers, stationary, and other incidental expenses, including the daily pay of the door-keeper and his assistants, and the assistant sergeant-at-arms and messengers, since the convention assembled in Phil. adelphia, including also his own claim of five hundred and fisty dollars for making out the indexes to the journal and minutes of the committee of the whole, including also a payment of three hundred and fifty dollars to P. Hazard, for vacating the hall in which the convention now sits, and a payment of fisty dollars to Gleason & Griffith, for rent of sundry stoves, amounting in the whole to - - - - . $16,995 06.

And he has drawn from the state treasury, during the same time, by vrilue of eleven warrants drawn by the president, the sum of $16,995 06

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The committee beg leave further to report: That Daniel Barnes, binder of the English and German Journals, has received from the state treasury, by virtue of two warrants drawn by the president, the sum of ·

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- - . . $1,330 00 · The binding of said journals, in the manner directed, will, when completed, ainount to the same sum, viz: - . - $1,330 00

And, therefore, the account of said Barnes, is fully elosed..
The committee offer the following resolution, viz:
Resolved, That the forgoing statement be placed upon the journal.
And on motion,
The said resolution was read the second time, considered, and adopted.
Agreeably to order,

The convention resumed the second reading of the following report, viz:

The committee on accounts have setiled the salaries of the secretary, assistant secretaries and sergeant-al-arms of this convention, as follows, viz: Samuel Shoch, secretary, 90 days, at $8 dollars per day, $720 00 Mileage, 106 miles, at fifteen cents per mile, 15 90

---$735 90 George L. Fauss, assistant secretary, 90 days, at $7 per day,

630 00 Mileage, 108 miles, at fifteen cents per mile, 16 20

- 646 20 Joseph Williams, assistant secretary, 90 days, at $7 per day,

630 00 Mileage, 13 miles, at fifteen cents per mile,

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632 25 James E. Mitchell, sergeant-at-arms, 90 days, at $3 per

$270 00 Mileage, 306 miles, al fifteen cents per mile, 45 90

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Resolved, That the president draw his warrant on the state treasurer, in favor of the above named persons, for the sums set opposite to their respective names.

The question recurring,

Will the convention agree to the amendment to the amendment, viz: “ To James E. Mitchell, sergeant-at-arms, the sum of fifty dollars ?"

The yeas and nays were required by Mr. DARLINGTON and Mr. M’SHERRY, and are as follow, viz:

YEAs-Messrs. Agnew, Ayres, Baldwin, Banks, Barnitz, Bedford, Bell, Biddle, Bonham, Brown, of Lancaster, Brown, of Northampton, Brown, of Philadelphia, Butler, Chambers, Chandler, of Philadelphia, Chauncey, Clapp, Clark, of Dauphin, Clark, of Indiana, Cochran, Cope, Crain, Crawford, Cummin, Cunningham, Curll, Denny, Dickey, Dickerson, Donagan, Donnell, Doran, Earle, Farrelly, Fleming, Forward, Fuller, Gamble, Gilmore, Grenell, Hays, Helffenstein, Henderson, of Dauphin, Hopkinson, Hyde, Ingersoll, Kennedy, Kerr, Krebs, Lyons, Martin, M'Cahen, M’Dowell, Meredith, Merrill, Miller, Myers, Nevin, Overfield, Penny packer, Porter, of Lancaster, Porter, of Northampton, Reigart, Read, Riter, Rogers, Scheetz, Scott, Sellers, Serrill, Snively, Sturdevant, Taggart, Todd, Weaver, Weidman, White, Sergeant, President78.

NAIS-Messrs. Barndollar, Chandler, of Chester, Cline, Coates, Cox, Crum, Darlington, Darrah, Dillinger, Foulkrod, Fry, Harris, Hastings, Payhurst, Henderson of Alleghens, Hiéstér, Houpe, Jenks, Konigmacher, M'Sherry, Merkel, Mont. gomery," Ritter, Russell, Seltzer, Smith; of Columbia, Smyth, of Centre, Thomas Woodward 29.

So the question was determined in the affirmative.
The amendment as amended being under consideration,
A motion was made by Mr. STERIGERE,
*To amend the same by adding thereto the following, viz :

"To Jacob Bowman, . . . . . - $25.00

To John Murphy, - - - . 25 00
To William Moore,

- - - - 25 00
To John Bosler, . . - - - - 25 00
To William M'Intyre, • - - - 25 00

William Bausman, . - - - - 25 00"
And on the question,
Will the convention agree so' to amend the amedment ?

'The yeas and nays were required by Mr. DARLINGTON and MILLER, and are as follow, viz:

Yeas-Messrs. Agnew, Ayres, Baldwin, Banks, Barnitz, Bedford, Bell, Biddle, Brown, of Philadelphia, Butler, Chambers, Chandler, of Philadelphia, Chauncey, Clapp, Clark, of Dauphin, Clarke, of Indiana, Cochran, Cope, Craig, Denny, Dickey, Dickerson, Donnell, Doran, Fleming, Forward, Grenell, Hays, Helsfenstein, Henderson, of Dauphin, Hopkinson, Hyde, Ingersoll, Long, Magee, Meredith, Merwill. Miller, Myers, Nevin, Overfield, Pennypacker, Porter, of Lancaster, Porter, of Northampton, Reigart, Riter, Rogers, Scheetz, Scott, Serri l, Sterigere, Sturdevant, Taggart, Todd, Weaver, White, Young, Sergeant, Presiilent58.

NAYS--Messrs. Barndoilar, Bigelow, Bonham, Brown, of Lancaster, Brown, of Northampton. Carey, Chandler, of Chester, Cline, Coates. Crum, Curll, Darlington, Darrah, Dillinger, Foulkrod, Fry, Fuller, Gilmore, Harris, Hayhurst, Henderson, of Allegheny, Hiester, Houpt, Jenks, Kennedy, Krebs, Lyons, M'Cahen, M'Sherry, Merkel, Montgomery, Ritter, Royer, Russell, Sellers, Shellito, Smyth, of Centre,, Snively, Stickel, Thomas, Woodward_41.

So the question was determined in the affirmative.
And on the question,
Will the convention agree to the amendment as amended ?

The yeas and nays were required by Mr. SMYTH, of Centre, and Mr. Thomas, and are as follow, viz :

YEAs--Messrs. Agnew, Baldwin, Banks, Barnitz, Bedford, Bel, Biddle, Butler, Chambers, Chandler, of Philadelphia, Chauncey Clapp, Clark, of Dauphin, Clarke, of Indiana, Cochran, Cope, Cox, Cummin, Cunningham, Curll, Denny, Dickey, Donnell, Doran, Fleming, Forwaid, Greneil, Hays, Helffenstein, Henderson, of Dauphin, Hopkinson, Ingersoll, Long, M’Calen, Meredith, Merrill, "Nevin, Overfield, Pennypacker, Porter, of Lancaster, Porter, of Northampton, Reigart, Riter, Rogers, Scott, merrill, Sturdevant, Taggart, Weidman, White, Young, Sergeant, President 52.

NAYSMessrs. Barndolar, Bigelow, Bonham, Brown, of Lancaster, Brown, of Northampton, Carey, Chandler. of Chester, Clarke, of Beaver, Cline, Coates, Crain, Crawford, Crum, Darling!on, Darrah, Dillinger, Earle, Foulkrod, Fry, Fuller, Gear. hart, Gilmore, Harris, Hastings. Hayhurst, Hiester, Houpt, Hyde, Jenks, Kennedy, Kerr. Krebs, Lyons, Martin, M'Sherry, Merkel, Miller. Myers, Ritter, Russell, Sel. lers, Seltzer, Shellito, Smith. of Columbia, Smyth, of Centre, Snively, Stickel, Thomas, Weaver, Woodward_50.

So the question was determined in the affirmative.
And the resolution, as amended, was agreed 10.

A motion was made by Mr. Cox,

That the convention proceed to the second reading and consideration of the resolution read on the 19th instant, as follows, vizi

Resolved, That so much of the debates only as have been delivered in committee of the whole be prepared by the stenographer for publication, and that the preparing and printing of those delivered subsequently, be dispensed with.

Which was disagreed to. Mr. Cox asked leave to offer an explanation to the convention, in relation to certain remarks made by him at Harrisburg, in regard to a certain individual.

And on the question,
Will the convention grant leave ?
It was determined in the negative.
A motion was made by Mr. WOODWARD,

That the members and officers of the convention proceed to affix their · <signatures to the constitution as amended.

Which was agreed to.
Whereupon,
The members and officers proceeded to sign accordingly.
On motion, it was

Ordered, That Mr. PORTER, of Northampton, have leave to sign for Mr. Barclay, and that Mr. Shoch have leave to sign for Mr. SEAGER, under the authorities to them respectively given, and laid before the convention this morning.

And they signed accordingly.
A motion was made by Mr. Banks,

That the constitution as amended be authenticated by the president and secretary in the same manner as the amendments were authenticated. "Which was agreed to.

And the members present then signed the constitution in the annexed form,

AMENDMENTS

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CONSTITUTION OF PENNSYLVANIA,

PROPOSED BY A CONVENTION

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A VOTE OF THE PEOPLE,

YOR THEIR RATIFICATION OR BEJECTION ON THE SECOND TUESDAY OF OCTOBLO,

3.

TOGETHER WITH THE EXISTING CONSTITUTION.

CONSTITUTION OF 1838.

CONSTITUTION OF 1790.

Parts stricken out in italics.

Amendments in italics.

ARTICLE I.

ARTICLE I.

Sect. I. The Legislative power Sect. I. The Legislative power of this commonwealth shall be vest of this commonwealth shall be vested in a General Assembly, which ed in a General Assembly, which shall consist of a Senate and House shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.

of Representatives. . Sect. II. The Representatives. Sect. II. The Representatives shall be chosen annually by the shall be chosen annually by the citizens of the city of Philadelphia, citizens of the city of Philadelphia, and of each county, respectively, on and of each county, respectively, the second Tuesday of October. on the second Tuesday of October.

Sect. III. No person shall be a Sect. III. No person shall be a Representative who shall not have Representative who shall not have attained the age of twenty-one altained the age of twenty-one years, and have been a citizen and years, and have been a citizen and inhabitant of the State three years inhabitant of the State three years next preceding his election, and the next preceding his election, and the last year thereof an inhabitant of last year thereof an inhabitant of the city or county in which he the district in and for which he shall be chosen, unless he shall shall be chosen a Representative, have been absent on the public bu- unless he shall have been absent on siness of the United State, or of the public business of the United this State. No person residing States, or of this State. within any city, town, or borough

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