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title:“Gilbert Livingston's Notes of the New York Ratification Convention Debates”
authors:Gilbert Livingston
date written:1788-7-21

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Livingston, Gilbert. "Gilbert Livingston's Notes of the New York Ratification Convention Debates." The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution. Vol. 22. Ed. John P. Kaminski. Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2008. 2256-61. Print.
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Gilbert Livingston, Notes, New York Public Library

Gilbert Livingston's Notes of the New York Ratification Convention Debates (July 21, 1788)

Gilbert Livingston. I was sick—did not attend— Conventional Proceedings. the house went thro several amends. —On the Excise— Affirmative 38 Negative 16
CONVENTION PROCEEDINGS.—direct taxes—D[itt]o—D[itt]o [i.e., Affirmative 38, Negative 16]
CONVENTION PROCEEDINGS. —standing Armies—not to be kept up without consent of 2/3ds— Mr Ham[ilton] Movd an Amendt. to substitute—no appropriation of Money in lieu of Army—agt. his Amendt. 38—for it. 14—the questn. on the original Amendt. carried CONVENTION PROCEEDINGS.—Representation—200—agreed CONVENTION PROCEEDINGS. —Recall of senators—carried 36—vs—18.
CONVENTION PROCEEDINGS.—senator not to hold another office—carried 35—vs 19
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CONVENTION PROCEEDINGS.—Money borrowed—2/3ds. necessary—carried— Adjourned—

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