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Nicholas Gilman,

John Sevier,
Samuel Griffin,

Thomas Sinnickson,
Thomas Hartley,

William Smith, of Maryland,
Daniel Heister,

William Smith, of South Carolina,
James Jackson,

John Steele,
Richard Bland Lee,

Michael Jenifer Stone,
James Madison, junior,

Thomas Sumpter,
George Mathews,

George Thatcher,
Andrew Moore,

Thomas Tudor Tucker,
Peter Muhlenburg,

John Vining,
John Page,

Alexander White,
Josiah Parker,

Hugh Williamson, and
Thomas Scott,

Henry Wynkoop. Joshua Seney, Another motion was then made and seconded to amend the said bill, by striking out, in the said first section, the words “on the River Potomac, at some place between the mouths of the Eastern Branch and Connogocheque,” and inserting in lieu thereof, the words "in the State of Pennsylvania, including Germantown:" And, on the question thereupon,

omniS Ayes ........ .......22, It passed in the negative,

Noes ................39.
The ayes and noes being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Fisher Ames,

John Lawrance,
Egbert Benson,

George Leonard,
Elias Boudinot,

Samuel Livermore,
William Floyd,

George Partridge,
Abiel Foster,

Jeremiah Van Rensselaer,
Elbridge Gerry,

James Schureman,
Nicholas Gilman,

Theodore Sedgwick,
Benjamin Goodhue,

Roger Sherman,
Jonathan Grout,

Peter Silvester,
John Hathorn,

Jonathan Sturges, and
Benjamin Huntington,

Jeremiah Wadsworth.
Those who voted in the negative, art,
John Baptist Ashe,

Peter Muhlenberg,
Abraham Baldwin,

John Page,
Timothy Bloodworth,

Josiah Parker,
John Brown,

Thomas Scott,
Edanus Burke,

Joshua Seney,
Lambert Cadwalader,

John Sevier,
Daniel Carroll,

Thomas Sinnickson,
George Clymer,

William Smith, of Maryland,
Isaac Coles,

William Smith, of South Carolina,
Benjamin Contee,

John Steele,
Thomas Fitzsimons,

Michael Jenifer Stone,
George Gale,

Thomas Sumpter,
Samuel Griffin,

George Thatcher,
Thomas Hartley,

Jonathan Trumbull,
Daniel Heister,

Thomas Tudor Tucker,
James Jackson,

John Vining,
Richard Bland Lee,

Alexander White,
James Madison, junior,

Hugh Williamson, and
George Mathews,

Henry Wynkoop. Andrew Moore, Another motion was then made and seconded to amend the said bill, by striking put, in the said first section, the words “on the River Potomac, at some place between the mouths of the Eastern Branch and Connogocheque,” and inserting in lieu thereof, the words "between the Rivers Susquehannah and Potomac, at the most healthy and convenient place, having due regard to the navigation of the Atlantic Ocean, and the situation of the Western Territory.” And, on the question thereupon,

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It passed in the nemotive S Ayes ................25,
It passed in the negative,

Noes ................36.
The ayes and noes being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Fisher Ames,

George Partridge,
Egbert Benson,

Jeremiah Van Rensselaer,
Elias Boudinot,

James Schureman,
William Floyd,

Theodore Sedgwick,
Abiel Foster,

Joshua Seney,
Elbridge Gerry,

Peter Silvester,
Benjamin Goodhue,

William Smith, of Maryland,
Jonathan Grout,

William Smith, of South Carolina,
John Hathorn,

Jonathan Sturges,
Benjamin Huntington,

George Thatcher,
John Lawrance,

Jonathan Trumbull, and
George Leonard,

Jeremiah Wadsworth.
Samuel Livermore,
Those who voted in the negative, are,
John Baptist Ashe,

James Madison, junior,
Abraham Baldwin,

George Mathews,
Timothy Bloodworth,

Andrew Moore,
John Brown,

Peter Muhlenberg,
Edanus Burke,

John Page,
Lambert Cadwalader,

Josiah Parker,
Daniel Carroll,

Thomas Scott,
George Clymer,

John Sevier,
Isaac Coles,

Roger Sherman,
Benjamin Contee,

Thomas Sinnickson,
Thomas Fitzsimons,

John Steele,
George Gale,

Michael Jenifer Stone,
Nicholas Gilman,

Thomas Sumpter,
Samuel Griffin,

Thomas Tudor Tucker,
Thomas Hartley,

John Vining,
Daniel Heister,

Alexander White,
James Jackson,

Hugh Williamson; and
Richard Bland Lee,

Henry Wynkoop. Another motion was then made and seconded to amend the said bill, by striking out, in the said first section, the words “ on the River Potomac, at some place between the mouths of the Eastern Branch and Connogocheque,” and inserting in lieu thereof, the words “ in the State of Maryland, including the town of Baltimore."

A division of the motion was called for; and on the question for striking out in the. said first section, the words “on the River Potomac, at some place between the mouths of the Eastern Branch and Connogocheque,"

peontive S Ayes ................26, It passed in the negative, 3A

Noes ...............34.
The ages and noes being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Fisher Ames,

George Partridge,
Egbert Benson,

Jeremiah Van Rensselaer,
Elias Boudinot,

James Schureman,
William Floyd,

Theodore Sedgwick,
Abiel Foster,

Joshua Seney,
Elbridge Gerry,

Roger Sherman,
Benjamin Goodhue,

Peter Silvester,
Jonathan Grout,

William Smith, of Maryland,
John Hathorn,

William Smith, of South Carolina,
Benjamin Huntington,

Jonathan Sturges,
John Lawrance,

George Thatcher,
George Leonard,

Jonathan Trumbull, and
Samuel Livermore,

Jeremiah Wadsworth.
Those who voted in the negative, are,

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John Baptist Ashe,

James Madison, junior,
Abraham Baldwin,

George Mathews,
Timothy Bloodworth,

Andrew Moore,
John Brown,

Peter Muhlenberg,
Lambert Cadwalader,

John Page,
Daniel Carroll,

Josiah Parker,
George Clymer,

Thomas Scott,
Isaac Coles,

John Sevier,
Benjamin Contee,

Thomas Sinnickson,
Thomas Fitzsimons,

John Steele,
George Gale,

Michael Jenifer Stone,
Nicholas Gilman,

Thomas Sumpter,
Samuel Griffin,

Thomas Tudor Tucker,
Thomas Hartley,

John Vining,
Daniel Heister,

Alexander White,
James Jackson,

Hugh Williamson, and
Richard Bland Lee,

Henry Wynkoop.
And so the said motion to amend was negatived.

Another motion was then made and seconded to amend the said bill, by striking out, in the third section, the words “purchase, or,” and on the question thereupon,

It nassed in the nemtive SAyes ............ 26.
It passed in the negative,

Noes............ 35.
The ayes and noes being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Fisher Ames,

George Partridge,
Egbert Benson,

Jeremiah Van Rensselaer,
Elias Boudinot,

James Schureman,
William Floyd,

Theodore Sedgwick,
Abiel Foster,

Joshua Seney,
Elbridge Gerry,

Roger Sherman,
Benjamin Goodhue,

Peter Silvester,
Jonathan Grout,

William Smith, of Maryland,
John Hathorn,

William Smith, of South Carolinu,
Benjamin Huntington,

Jonathan Sturges,
John Lawrance,

George Thatcher,
George Leonard,

Jonathan Trumbull, and
Samuel Livermore,

Jeremiah Wadsworth.
Those who voted in the negative, are,
John Baptist Ashe,

James Madison, junior,
Abraham Baldwin,

George Mathews,
Timothy Bloodworth,

Andrew Moore,
John Brown,

Peter Muhlenberg,
Edanus Burke,

John Page,
Lambert Cadwalader,

Josiah Parker,
Daniel Carroll,

Thomas Scott,
George Clymer,

John Sevier,
Isaac Coles,

Thomas Sinnickson,
Benjamin Contee,

John Steele,
Thomas Fitzsimons,

Michael Jenifer Stone,
George Gale,

Thomas Sumpter,
Nichloas Gilman,

Thomas Tudor Tucker,
Samuel Griffin,

John Vining,
Thomas Hartley,

Alexander White,
Daniel Heister,

Hugh Williamson, and
James Jackson,

Henry Wynkoop. Richard Bland Lee, Another motion was then made and seconded to amend the said bill, by inserting, after the word "purchase,” in the third section, the words “ with such money only as may be granted to the President of the United States, in the manner herein after provided;" and on the question thereupon,

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It passed in the negative,

Ayes ............ 26.
Noes ............ 33.

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The ayes and noes being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Fisher Ames,

George Partridge,
Egbert Benson,

Jeremiah Van Rensselaer,
Elias Boudinot,

James Schureman,
Edanus Burke,

Theodore Sedgwick,
William Floyd

Joshua Seney,
Abiel Foster,

Roger Sherman,
Elbridge Gerry,

Peter Silvester,
Jonathan Grout,

William Smith, of Maryland,
John Hathorn,

William Smith, of South Caroling,
Benjamin Huntington,

Jonathan Sturges,
John Lawrance,

George Thatcher,
George Leonard,

Jonathan Trumbull, and
Samuel Livermore,

Jeremiah Wadsworth.
Those who voted in the negative, are,
John Baptist Ashe,

George Mathews,
Abraham Baldwin,

Andrew Moore,
John Brown,

Peter Muhlenberg,
Lambert Cadwalader,

John Page,
Daniel Carroll,

Josiah Parker,
George Clymer,

Thomas Scott,
Isaac Coles,

John Sevier,
Benjamin Contee,

Thomas Sinnickson,
Thomas Fitzsimons,

John Steele,
George Gale,

Michael Jenifer Stone,
Nicholas Gilman,

Thomas Sumpter,
Samuel Griffin,

Thomas Tudor Tucker,
Thomas Hartley,

John Vining,
Daniel Heister,

Alexander White,
James Jackson,

Hugh Williamson, and
Richard Bland Lee,

Henry Wynkoop. James Madison, junior, Another motion was then made and seconded to amend the said bill, by adding to the end of the third section the words following: Provided, That the purchases and buildings aforesaid shall not exceed the sum of dollars:" And, on the ques tion thereupon,

It passed in the negative,
It massed in the nemotice SAyes ............ 26.

? ? Noes ............ 32.
The ayes and noes being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Fisher Ames,

Jeremiah Van Rensselaer,
Egbert Benson,

James Schureman,
Elias Boudinot,

Theodore Sedgwick,
Edanus Burke,

Joshua Seney,
William Floyd

Roger Sherman,
Abiel Foster,

Peter Silvester,
Elbridge Gerry,

William Smith, of Maryland,
Jonathan Grout.

William Smith, of South Carolina,
John Hathorn,

Jonathan Sturges,
Benjamin Huntington,

George Thatcher,
John Lawrance,

Jonathan Trumbull, and
George Leonard,

Jeremiah Wadsworth.
Samuel Livermore,
Those who voted in the negative, are,
John Baptist Ashe,

Benjamin Contee,
John Brown,

Thomas Fitzsimons,
Lambert Cadwalader,

George Gale,
Daniel Carroll,

Nicholas Gilman,
George Clymer,

Samuel Griffin,
Isaac Coles,

Thomas Hartley,

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Daniel Heister,

John Sevier,
James Jackson,

Thomas Sinnickson,
Richard Bland Lee,

John Steele,
James Madison, junior,

Michael Jenifer Stone,
George Mathews,

Thomas Sumpter,
Andrew Moore,

Thomas Tudor Tucker,
Peter Muhlenberg,

John Vining,
John Page,

Alexander White,
Josiah Parker,

Hugh Williamson, and
Thomas Scott,

Henry Wynkoop. Another motion was then made and seconded to amend the said bill, by striking out the fifth section, in the words following, to wit:

"And be it enacted, That, prior to the first Monday in December next, all offices attached to the Seat of the Government of the United States, shall be removed to, and until the said first Monday in December, in the year one thousand eight hundred, shall remain at, the city of Philadelphia, in the State of Pennsylvania, at which place the session of Congress next ensuing the present shall be held;" and on the question thereupon, It passed in the negative, Ayes ............ 28,

Noes ............ 33.
The ayes and noes being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Fisher Ames,

George Partridge,
Egbert Benson,

Jeremiah Van Rensselaer,
Timothy Bloodworth,

James Schureman,
Elias Boudinot,

Theodore Sedgwick,

Vick,
Edanus Burke,

Joshua Seney,
William Floyd,

Roger Sherman,
Abiel Foster,

Peter Silvester,
Elbridge Gerry,

William Smith, of Maryland,
Jonathan Grout,

William Smith, of South Carolina,
John Hathorn,

Jonathan Sturges,
Benjamin Huntington,

George Thatcher,
John Lawrance,

Jonathan Trumbull,
George Leonard,

Thomas Tudor Tucker, and
Samuel Livermore,

Jeremiah Wadsworth.
Those who voted in the negative, are,
John Baptist Ashe,

James Madison, junior,
Abraham Baldwin,

George Mathews,
John Brown,

Andrew Moore.
Lambert Cadwalader,

Peter Muhlenberg,
Daniel Carroll,

John Page,
George Clymer,

Josiah Parker,
Isaac Coles,

Thomas Scott,

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Benjamin Contee,

John Sevier,
Thomas Fitzsimons,

Thomas Sinnickson,
George Gale,

John Steele,
Nicholas Gilman,

Michael Jenifer Stone,
Benjamin Goodhue,

Thomas Sumpter,
Samuel Griffin,

John Vining,
Thomas Hartley,

Alexander White,
Daniel Heister,

Hugh Williamson, and
James Jackson,

Henry Wynkoop. Richard Bland Lee, Another motion was then made and seconded to amend the said bill, by striking out in the fifth section, the words December next," and inserting, in lieu thereof, the words “May, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-two;" and on the question thereupon, It passed in the negative. Ayes............ 28.

Noes ............ 32.
The ages and noes being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,

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