SUBMITTING RATIFICATIONS OF THE
CONSTITUTION TO A COMMITTEE.1
Congress assembled present Newhamshire Massachusetts Rhodeisland Connecticut New York New Jersey, Pensylvania Virginia North Carolina South Carolina & Georgia & from Maryland Mr Contee
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The State of Newhampshire having ratified the constitution transmitted to them by the Act of the 28 of Septr last & transmitted to Congress their ratification & the same being read, the president reminded Congress that this was the ninth ratification transmitted & laid before them.
On Motion of Mr Clarke seconded by Mr Edwards
Ordered That the ratifications of the constitution of the United States transmitted to Congress be referred to a come a to examine the same and report an Act to Congress for putting the said constitution into operation in pursuance of the resolutions of the late federal Convention.
On the question to agree to this Order the yeas & nays being required by Mr Yates
|Connecticut||Mr Edwards ay|
Mr Huntington ay
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Publication information: Book title: Documents Illustrative of the Formation of the Union of the American States. Contributors: Charles C. Tansill - Author, Library of Congress Legislative Reference Service - OrganizationName. Publisher: Govt. Print. Office. Place of publication: Washington. Publication year: 1927. Page number: 1060.