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Mr. Berry, of Baltimore county, submitted the following amendment:

Rule 22, strike out all after the word interlined,” in the sixth line, and insert wbut all amendments shall, when agreed to by the Committee, be duly entered by the Secretary, on separate paper, noting the page and line, and, through the Chairman, be so reported to the Convention, which report, resolution, or other matter, shall again be open to debate and amendment by clauses ;'

Decided in the affirmative.
Mr. Thomas moved that the Convention do now adjourn ;
The question being on the adoption of the motion,
The yeas and nays were ordered, and appeared as follows:

IRMATIVE.

Gale,
Horsey,

Messrs. Greene, Pugh,

Peter,
Hebb,
Turner,

Clarke,
Wickard,
Mitchell,

Morgan,
Miller,

Todd, Harwood,

Carter,
Henkle,
Noble,

Negley,
Hatch,
Schlosser,

Maybugh,
Abbott,
Hopper,

Davis, of Wash.,
Cushing,
Hopkins,

Sneary,
Thomas,
Sands,

Smith, of Wor., Berry, of Balt. co. Sykes,

Purnell,
Ridgely,
Lansdale,

Murray—37.
King,

NEGATIVE. Messrs.

Parker,

Russell, Goldsborough,P't Ecker,

Marbury,
Robinette,

Jones, of Cecil, Mullikin,
Kennard,
Earle,

Dellinger,
Stockbridge, Scott,

Nyman--16. Stirling,

McComas, So the Convention, at 21 o'clock, P. M., adjourned until Wednesday next, at 12 o'clock.

WEDNESDAY, May 18th, 1864.

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The Convention met.
Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Owen.
Present at the call of the roll, the following members :

Messrs. Goldsborough, President, Wickard, Miller, Harwood, Hatch, Kennard, Stockbridge, Abbott, Cushing, Thomas, Audoun, Hoffman, Parker, King, Larsh, Smith, of Carroll, Ecker, Wooden, Earle, Scott, Pugh, Briscoe, Parran, Carter, Schley, Markey, Cunningham, McComas, Hopper, Hopkins, Sands, Lansdale, Peter, Duvall, Marbury, Brown, Morgan, Dennis, Nyman, Davis, of Washington, Smith, of Worcester, Purnell, Murray.

There being no quorum present,
The Convention adjourned.

THURSDAY, May 19th, 1864.

The Convention met. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. McNemar. Present at the call of the roll, the following members : Messrs. Goldsborough, President, Abbott, Annon, Audoun, Baker, Barron, Belt, Berry, of Baltimore county, Berry, of Prince George's, Briscoe, Brooks, Brown, Carter, Chambers, Clarke, Cunningham, Cushing, Daniel, Davis, of Washington, Dennis, Duvall, Earle, Ecker, Edelen, Gale, Galloway, Greene, Harwood, Hatch, Hebb, Henkle, Hoffman, Hopkins, Hopper, Jones, of Cecil, Jones, of Somerset, Keefer, Kennard, King, Lansdale, Larsh, Mace, Marbury, Markey, McComas, Mitchell, Miller, Morgan, Mullikin, Murray, Negley, Nyman, Parker, Parran, Peter, Pugh, Purnell, Robinette, Russell, Sands, Schley, Schlosser, Scott, Smith, of Carroll, Smith, of Worcester, Sneary, Stockbridge, Swope, Sykes, Thomas, Thruston, Valliant, Wickard, Wooden.

The qualifications of the Rev. Messrs. Isaac M. Patterson, E. D. Owen and H. C. McNemar, Chaplains elect of the Convention, were presented and ordered to be filed.

The President announced the following additions to the Committees named, in accordance with an order of the Convention :

On the Committee on the Basis of Representation-Messrs. Greene and Carter.

On the Committee on the Legislative Department-Messrs. Stirling and Mullikin.

On the Committee on the Elective Franchise and Qualifications of Voters-Messrs. Noble and Russell.

The President also announced the following officers, in accordance with orders of the Convention:

Revising Clerk-John McGarigle.
Lamplighter-John T. Wright.
Hall-keeper-John Sullivan.

Pages-Caleb Parker, Charles 0. Isaacs, John A. J. Medcalf and Melancthon Dodson.

Mr. Galloway submitted the following order:

Ordered, That the President appoint an additional Page of this Convention, Which was rejected.

On motion of Mr. Cushing, It was ordered to be entered on the Journal that Mr. Stirling, of Baltimore city, and Mr. Ridgely, of Baltimore county, are detained from their seats in the Convention by sickness. Mr. Purnell submitted the following order :

Ordered, That the Committee to consider and report respecting the Elective Franchise, inquire into the expediency of inserting into the Constitution a provision allowing any qualified voter, who may happen to be in any other county situated in the district in which he resides at the time of an election, the privilege of voting for any district officer; and that all such qualified electors be permitted to vote anywhere in the State for State officers.

On motion of Mr. Purnell,

The said order was referred to the Committee on the Elective Franchise.

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The unfinished business of Friday's session, being the report of the Committee on Rules,

Was taken up.
Mr. Stockbridge submitted the following amendment:

Rule 43, strike out the words, "passage of any subject matter'' and insert the words "adoption of any article.'

The question upon its adoption was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Thruston submitted the following amendment:

Rule 43, strike out all after the word “Journal” in the third line.

The question being on the adoption of the amendment.
Mr. Clarke demanded the yeas and nays.
The demand being sustained,
The yeas and nays were called, and appeared as follows:

AFFIRMATIVE.
Messrs. Abbott, Hebb,

Robinette,
Annan,
Hopkins,

Sands,
Audoun,
Jones, of Cecil,

Schley,
Keefer,

Schlosser,
Barron,
Larsh,

Scott,
Brooks,
Markey,

Sneary,
Cunningham, McComas,

Swope,
Davis, of Wash.,
Mullikin,

Sykes,
Ecker,
Negley,

Thruston,
Galloway,
Nyman,

Valliant,
Greene,
Pugh,

Wooden-34.
Hatch,

NEGATIVE. Messrs.

Duvall,

Mitchell,
Goldsborough, P't Earle,

Miller,
Belt,
Edelen,

Morgan,
Berry of Balt. co.,
Gale,

Murray,

Parker,
Berry, of P. Geo., Harwood,
Briscoe,
Henkle,

Parran,
Brown,
Hoffman,

Peter,
Hopper,

Purnell,
Chambers,

Jones of Somerset, Russell,
Clarke,
Kennard,

Smith, of Carroll,
Crawford,
King,

Smith, of Wor.,

Baker,

Carter,

Cushing,
Lansdale,

Stockbridge,
Daniel,
Mace,

Thomas,
Dennis,
Marbury,

Wickard—41. So the question upon its adoption was decided in the negative.

The hour having arrived for taking up the order of the day, being the report of the Committee on the Bill of Rights,

Mr. Stockbridge moved to postpone its consideration until after the disposition of the report of the Committee on Rules.

Mr. Daniel moved to postpone its consideration until tomorrow at one o'clock, in consequence of the detention from the Convention of Mr. Stirling, the Chairman of the Committee.

Mr. Berry, of Prince George's, moved to postpone its consideration until Thursday next, at one o'clock.

Mr. Kennard called the previous question.

On the question being put, "Shall the main question be now put,”

It was decided in the affirmative.

The question then being on the adoption of the motion made by Mr. Berry, of Prince George's,

It was decided in the negative.

The question recurring upon the motion of Mr. Stockbridge,

It was decided in the affirmative.

The consideration of the report of the Committee on Rules was then resumed.

Mr. Stockbridge submitted the following amendment:

Rule 43, last two lines, strike out subject matter” and insert "article.”

Decided in the affirmative.
Mr. Stockbridge submitted the following amendment:

Rule 44, line 5, after the word “report” insert the words "or article.'?

Decided in the affirmative.
Mr. Cushing submitted the following amendment:

Rule 44, strike out all after the word “negative,” in the 8th line.

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