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the workmen to have it executed with despatch. My deceased uncle undertook this duty.

They then resolved, that the constitution should be published at the Court House, in Kingston, on Tuesday morning, then next; of which the committee of Kingston were notified. This duty was performed by Robert Benson, the other secretary, from a plat-form erected on the end of a hogshead, VicePresident Cortlandt presiding. From this time to the 8th of May, the Convention were occupied for the public safety. On that day, they promulgated their ordinance for organizing and establishing the government, having in the mean time filled up provisionally the offices, necessary for the execution of the laws, distribution of justice, and holding elections."

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remarks of, on the Governor's term of

on the bill of rights, 169, 172
on the appointing power,

to arrange the amendments, and re-
commend the mode in which they
shall be submitted to the people, and
their report,

625

584

discussion of their report,

625-628

adoption of the report,

628

145, 149

of three, to consolidate the amend-
ments with what remains of the

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353

their report,

3639

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63, 87.

motion to strike out militia duty as a
qualification, (lost.)

speeches and remarks of, on appointing

on legislative department,

remarks of, on the law of libels,

proposition of, relative to the appoint-
ment of certain officers, (lost.)

KENT, MR.

K.

speeches of, on the revisory pow

190

remarks of, on the pardoning pow.
er,
125, 133
on bill of rights, 164,165, 166
on the elective franchise (co-
loured voters,)
speeches of, on freehold qualifi
cation,
219, 364
on the appointing pow
er,
318, 354, 482
speeches and remarks of, on the
legislative department, 405,
411, 433, 437, 439, 443, 454, 565
on the christian religion, 463,
465, 57, 576
488, 492
506

on the law of libels,

speech of, on the judiciary,

remarks on lotteries,

propositions of, relative to those
who have conscientious scruples
against bearing arms,

KING, MR.

568

573, 579

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LIVINGSTON, P. R.

36, 37

motion of, to increase certain com-
mittees, and speeches on,
motion of, on the revisory power,
48-lost, 115
speeches of, on the same subject,

48, 50, 57, 90
on the pardoning power, 126,

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MEMBERS

M.

618

of the convention, catalogue of
with the places of their birth,
see appendix..
of the assembly not to exceed 128, 526
to be apportioned in 1825,

residence, &c. &c.
76, 89

on the revisory power,
relative to coloured voters,
on the elective franchise, (mi-
litia qualification)

proposition of, on same subject,
(lost,)

he disclaimed being in favour of
universal suffrage,

191

MEMORIAL

of the society of Friends,

ib,

273

Xof

debate upon,

572
577-580

554

MUNRO, MR.

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speeches of, and remarks, on the
appointing power, 304, 314,
332, 342, 380, 386

on the legislative department,
398, 401, 426, 435, 443, 450,
454, 456, 474

474]

relative to impeachments
speeches of, on the judiciary,
adopted.

500, 528, 610, 615, 621

proposition of, on same subject, lost 527

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RHINELANDER, MR.

on canal tolls, auction duties,
&c.
450, 454, 456

OBJECTIONS

0.

647

27

speech of, on the appointing pow'r, 304
proposition of, on same subject, 455 ROOT, MR. opened the proceedings
to limit pay of members, lost, 642)
of the Convention,
speech of, for referring the whole
of the old constitution at once
to a committee of the whole,
speeches of, on his resolution (pay
of members of the legis.) 37, 40
on the council of revision,
on the executive department,

of the council of revision, to the
convention bill of Nov.1820, appen'x.

PLATT, MR.

P.

speech of, on the revisory power
speech of, and amendment on the
pardoning power,

521

128

on the elective franchise, 211, 278
proposition of, on same subject, 290
speech of, relative to col'r'd voters, 374
remarks of, and proposition, on
future amendments,
proposition of, on the appointing

power,

speeches of, on same subject,

294

(pardoning power)

governor's term of service,

33

61, 98

131

137, 146, 175, 547
remarks of, on bill of rights, 163, 169
on law of libels,

motion of, to reconsider the vote

fixing the governor's term at

two years,

167

175

186, 202

propositions of, on the elective

franchise,

speech of, on coloured voters, 185
on the elective franchise gener-

309

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ally,

210, 222, 272, 277

R.

Xin regard to the clergy,

357

RIGHTS, BILL OF

militia qualifications,

359

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registry of voters,

370, 372

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on the duelling oath,

207

debate upon,

163-173

disposal of

173)

discussion of, resumed,

485-487

RULES AND ORDERS,

committee on,

29

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remarks of, on future amendments,

speeches of, on appointing power,

300, 313, 330. 378, 384, 386, 540
on electing sheriffs,

speeches and remarks of, on the
legislative depart. 399, 411,
421, 435, 437, 445, 452, 462, 478
proposition of, relative to the se-

relative to those who have con-

scientious scruples against

Xrelative to the christian religion, 465

Xproposition that no witness shall
be questioned concerning his
religious faith, (lost)

remarks of, on the law of libels, 489
on trial by jury,
proposition of, for a new organiza-

tion of the judiciary (lost)
speeches of, on same subject, 505,
518, 532, 615
remarks upon militia duty, and
the Friends,

291, 292, 293

384

399

462

462

465

465

496

502

577

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