Manual of the Constitution of the State of New Hampshire

Manual of the Constitution of the State of New Hampshire

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...for the State of New Hampshire, to take place on the first Wednesday in June, 1784; and that in the meantime the General Court, under the present government, make all the necessary arrangements for introducing this Constitution at that time, and in the manner therein described. NATHANIEL FOLSOM, President, P. T. Attest: J. M. Sewall, Secretary. Fourth Constitutional Convention of1791-17.)2. After a period of seven years, pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of 1784, and agreeably to precepts issued for that purpose, a convention to revise the Constitution of New Hampshire assembled in Concord, on Wednesday, September 7, 1791. It organized by the election of Samuel Livermore, of Portsmouth, as president, and John Calf, of Hampstead, as secretary. Among the distinguished members of this body, besides its president and secretary, were William Plumer, of Epping, whose active part in this convention caused its work to be popularly known as Plumer's constitution; Jeremiah Smith, of Peterborough; John Pickering, of Newington; Edward St. Loe Livermore, of Portsmouth; Abiel Foster, of Canterbury; Timothy Walker, of Concord; Nathaniel Peabody, of Atkinson; Joshua Atherton, of Amherst; Major Benjamin Pierce, of Hills-borough; Elisha Payne, of Lebanon; Gen. Joseph Cil-ley, of Nottingham; Ebenezer Thompson, of Durham; Moses Chase, of Cornish; and Jonathan Freeman, of Hanover. On September 8th the following Rules of Procedure were adopted: 1st. The President having taken the Chair and a Quorum being present, the Journal of the preceding day shall be read, to the end that any mistake may be corrected that shall have been made in the entries. 2nd. No member shall speak to another or otherwise interrupt the business of the Convention while the Journal...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123666258X
  • 9781236662583