Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution, Vol. 1

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Tuesday, May 29, 1787

Mr. Wythe reported, from the committee to whom the motions made by Mr. Butler and Mr. Spaight were referred, that the committee had examined matters of the said motions, and had come to the following resolutions thereupon:—

"Resolved, That it is the opinion of this committee that provision be made for the purposes mentioned in the said motions; and to that end, the committee beg leave to propose, that the ,rules written under their resolution be added to the standing orders of the house."

And the said rules were once read throughout, and then, a second time, one by one; and on the question, severallyput thereupon, were, with amendments to some of them, agreed to by the house; which rules, so agreed to, are as follow:—

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Chicago: Elliot, Jonathan, ed., "Tuesday, May 29, 1787," Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution, Vol. 1 in The Debates in the Several State Conventions, on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution, as Recommended by the General Convention at Philadelphia, in 1787, ed. Jonathan Elliot (Philadelphia: J. B. Lipincott Company, 1901), 143. Original Sources, accessed October 4, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KPEAWMY2Y8ENQRT.

MLA: . "Tuesday, May 29, 1787." Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution, Vol. 1, edited by Elliot, Jonathan, in The Debates in the Several State Conventions, on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution, as Recommended by the General Convention at Philadelphia, in 1787, edited by Jonathan Elliot, Vol. 1, Philadelphia, J. B. Lipincott Company, 1901, page 143. Original Sources. 4 Oct. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KPEAWMY2Y8ENQRT.

Harvard: (ed.), 'Tuesday, May 29, 1787' in Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution, Vol. 1. cited in 1901, The Debates in the Several State Conventions, on the Adoption of the Federal Constitution, as Recommended by the General Convention at Philadelphia, in 1787, ed. , J. B. Lipincott Company, Philadelphia, pp.143. Original Sources, retrieved 4 October 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=KPEAWMY2Y8ENQRT.