The History of Dublin, N.H

The History of Dublin, N.H

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ... to revise or alter the Constitution of 1792, till 1850. By order of the legislature, the people voted in March upon the question, which was decided in the affirmative. On all previous occasions of taking a vote on this subject, the vote of Dublin had been in the negative; but now it was sixty-nine in favor of, and only seventeen against, calling a convention. The delegate chosen, Oct. 8, was Levi W. Leonard. The convention met in November; and at the annual town-meeting, the March following, fifteen questions, involving alterations and amendments of the Constitution, were submitted to the people. They were all rejected, not one having two-thirds of the votes in its favor. The votes upon the several questions in Dublin were as follows. They were decided by polling the house: --Quest. 1. Do you approve of the Bill of Rights, as amended by the Convention? Yeas, 91; nays, 8. 2. Do you approve of a House of Representatives to be constituted and chosen, as provided in the amended Constitution? Yeas, 90; nays, 21. 3. Do you approve of a Senate to be constituted and chosen, as provided in the amended Constitution? Yeas, 54; nays, 40. 4. Do you approve of the provision adopted by the Convention, on the subject of Governor and Lieutenant Governor? Yeas, 72; nays, 20. 5. Do you approve of the biennial elections of Governor, Lieutenant-Governor, and Legislature, and biennial sessions of the Legislature, as adopted by the Convention? Yeas, 5; nays, 114. Quest. 6. Do you approve of the amendments proposed by the Convention, in relation to the election and appointment of County Judges, Judges of Probate, and other public officers, and their terms of office? Yeas, 50; nays, 40. 7. Do you approve of the amendments proposed...show more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236520475
  • 9781236520470