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Kaminski, John P.; Saladino, Gaspare J.; Moore, Timothy D. (Historian); Lannér-Cusin, Johanna E.; Schoenleber, Charles H.; Reid, Jonathan M.; Flamingo, Margaret R.; Fields, David P. (ed.) / Ratification of the Constitution by the states: Maryland (1)
(2015)

II. The Maryland General Assembly calls a state convention, 23 November-1 December 1787,   pp. 68-100


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LEGISLATURE, 26 NOVEMBER 1787
On motion, the question was put, That the words "twelve months
next preceding the election," be added? The yeas and nays being called
for by Mr. Lecompte, appeared as follow:
AFFIRMATIVE.
Abell,
Key,
R. Miller,
Nicholls,
N. Worthington,
Taney,
Grahame,
Dent,
McPherson,
Chapman,
Gough,
Thomas,
Read,
Harwood,
B. Worthington,
Carroll,
Parnham,
Cockey,
Sherwood,
Gale,
Stewart,
Shaw,
Lecompte,
Bond,
F. Bowie,
John Seney,
Jackson,
NEGATIVE.
Tilghman,
Pattison,
Matthews,
S. Miller,
Craufurd,
Digges,
Brown,
Purnell,
Mitchell,
Scott,
Norris,
Downes,
Loockerman,
Walker,
Cellars,
Griffith.
Quynn,
Duvall,
Joshua Seney,
T. Johnson,
Faw,
Oneale.
So it was resolved in the affirmative.
On motion, the question was put, That the delegates to be elected
to serve in the proposed convention shall have real and personal prop-
erty above the value of five hundred pounds current money? Deter-
mined in the negative.
On progression in reading the said resolutions, the question was put,
That the delegates elected to serve in the proposed convention meet
at Annapolis on Monday the twenty-first day of April next? Resolved in
the affirmative.)2
The house having gone through the resolutions, the same were
amended and agreed to read as follow:
(RESOLVED, That it be recommended to such of the inhabitants of
this state as are entitled to vote for delegates in the general assembly, to
meet in their respective counties, the city of Annapolis and Baltimore-
town, on the first Monday in April next, at the several places fixed by
law for holding the annual elections, to choose four persons for each
county, two for the city of Annapolis, and two for Baltimore-town, to
serve in the state convention, for the purpose of taking under consid-
eration the proposed plan of government for the United States, and
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