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title:“NY Ratification Convention Journal”
date written:1788-7-17

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"NY Ratification Convention Journal." The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution. Vol. 22. Ed. John P. Kaminski. Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2008. 2191-92. Print.
Convention Journal, 17 July 1788

NY Ratification Convention Journal (July 17, 1788)

THURSDAY, 10 o' Clock, A. M.
The Convention met pursuant to adjournment, and agreeable to the order of the day, proceeded to the farther consideration of the resolution offered yesterday, which was read separate from the preamble at first attending it, and is in the words following, viz.
Resolved, That this Convention do adjourn until the day of next, then to meet at After debates being had, Mr. President put the question thereon, and it was carried in the negative, in the manner following, viz.
The Convention resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the report of the Convention of the States lately assembled in Philadelphia, and the resolutions and letter accompanying the same to Congress, and the resolution of Congress thereon; after some time spent therein, Mr. President re-assumed the chair, and Mr. Oothoudt reported, that the committee had made further progress, and had directed him to move for leave to sit again.
Ordered, That the committee have leave to sit again.
Then the Convention adjourned until ten of the clock to-morrow morning.

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