The Debates of the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution; As Recommended by the General Convention at Philadelphia in 1787

The Debates of the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution; As Recommended by the General Convention at Philadelphia in 1787 : Together with the Journal of the Federal Convention, Luther Martin's Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1836 edition. Excerpt: ...his opinion on the affairs relating to his particular department. " Each of the officers above mentioned shall be liable to impeachment, and removal from oflice, for neglect of duty, malversation, or corruption. " That the committee be directed to report qualifications for the President of the United States; and a mode for trying the supreme judges in cases of impeachment." It was moved and seconded to postpone the considerationof the 17th clause, lst section, 7th article; which passed in the affirmative. ' It was moved and seconded to insert the following clause in the 1st section, 7th article: "to make sumptuary laws; " which passed in the negative. Yeas: Delaware, Maryland, Georgia, 3. Nays: New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, 8. It was moved and seconded to insert the following clause in the 1st section of the 7th article: " to establish all offices; " which passed in the negative. Yeas: Massachusetts, Maryland, 2. Nays: New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, 9. On the question to agree to the last clause of the 1st section, 7th article, as reported, it passed in the affirmative. It was moved and seconded to insert the words "some overt act of," after the word "in," in the 2d section, 7th article; and to strike out the word " and " before the words "in adhering," and to insert. the word " or; " which passed in the aflirmative. It was moved and seconded to strike out the words "or any of them," 2d section, 7th article; which passed in' the affirmative. It was...show more

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  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 445g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236878523
  • 9781236878526