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title:“Journal Notes of the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention”
date written:1787-11-26

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"Journal Notes of the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention." The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution. Vol. 2. Ed. Gaspare J. Saladino and John P. Kaminski. Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 1976. 368. Print.

Journal Notes of the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention (November 26, 1787)

The Convention met pursuant to adjournment.
It was moved by Thomas M'Kean, and seconded by Stephen Chambers, That this Convention do now proceed to consider the Constitution referred to their consideration, by articles.
It was moved by George Latimer, seconded by James Wilson, To repeal the tenth rule of this Convention, viz., No member shall speak more than twice to a question, without leave.
On the question being put, it was repealed.
It was moved by Robert Whitehill, seconded by Abraham Lincoln, That the further consideration of the question now before the Convention be postponed, in order to introduce the following, viz., That this Convention resolve itself into a committee of the whole, for the purpose of investigating and considering the aforesaid Constitution by articles and sections, and to make report thereon.
And the question being put, the yeas and nays were called by Robert Whitehill and Abraham Lincoln, and were as follow.
YEAS [24]
1 John Whitehill
2 John Harris
3 John Reynolds
4 Robert Whitehill
5 Jonathan Hoge
6 Nicholas Lutz
7 John Ludwig
8 Abraham Lincoln
9 John Bishop
10 Joseph Heister
11 James Martin
12 Joseph Powell
13 William Findley
14 John Baird
15 William Todd
16 James Marshall
17 James Edgar
18 Thomas Scott
19 Nathaniel Breading
20 John Smilie
21 Richard Bard
22 William Brown
23 Adam Orth
24 John Andre Hanna NAYS [44]
1 George Latimer
2 Benjamin Rush
3 Hilary Baker
4 James Wilson
5 Thomas M'Kean
6 William M'Pherson
7 John Hunn
8 George Gray
9 Samuel Ashmead
10 Enoch Edwards
11 Henry Wynkoop
12 John Barclay
13 Thomas Yardley
14 Abraham Stout
15 Thomas Bull
16 Anthony Wayne
17 William Gibbons
18 Richard Downing
19 Thomas Cheyney
20 John Hannum
21 Stephen Chambers
22 Robert Coleman
23 Sebastian Graff
24 John Hubley
25 Jasper Yeates
26 Henry Slagle
27 Thomas Campbell
28 Thomas Hartley
29 David Grier
30 John Black
31 Benjamin Pedan
32 John Arndt
33 Stephen Balliot
34 Joseph Horsefield
35 David Deshler
36 William Wilson
37 John Boyd
38 John Nevill
39 John Allison
40 Jonathan Roberts
41 John Richards
42 Frederick A. Muhlenberg
43 James Morris
44 Timothy Pickering So it was determined in the negative.
Adjourned until ten o'clock tomorrow, A. M.

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