MONDAY, July 19, 1819.

The Convention met pursuant to adjournment.
Mr. Bibb, (of Limestone) moved the reconsideration of the motion made by Mr. Hitchcock on Wednesday last, that the following be added as an additional Rule for the government of this Convention.
“All adjournments shall be to 9 o'clock on the succeeding day unless otherwise ordered by the Convention.”
And the question being taken thereon, it passes in the affirmative.
The question was then taken on the adoption of the said rule and decided in the affirmative.
Mr. Toulmin offered the following resolution-Resolved, That the same record be kept of the proceedings in committee of the whole as it is usual to keep when the President is in the Chair.
And the question being taken thereon, it was decided in the negative.
On motion of Mr. Clay, the Convention Resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the report of the committee ap-


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pointed to prepare and report a plan of a Constitution. Mr. King in the Chair-and after the some time spent therein Mr. President resumed the chair and Mr. King reported, that the committee had according to order, had the said report under consideration, had made some progress therein, but not having time to go the same, had directed him to ask leave to sit again which was granted.
On motion of Mr. Townes-Resolved, That when this Convention adjourns, it will adjourn to 4 o'clock this evening.
On motion ordered that the Convention do now adjourn.

4 o’clock P.M.

The Convention met pursuant to adjournment.
On motion of Mr. King the Convention resolved itself into a committee of the whole on the report of the committee appointed to prepare and report a plan of a Constitution; Mr. Toulmin in the chair, and after some time spent therein, Mr. President resumed the chair, and Mr. Toulmin reported that the committee had according to order had the said report under consideration, had made some progress therein but not having time to go through the same, had directed him, to ask leave to sit again which was granted.
Mr. Mead moved the following resolution-Resolved, That the Secretary, be directed to have printed for the use of the members, Copies of the Journal of the proceedings of this Convention.
And the question being taken thereon, it passed in the affirmative.
On motion of Mr. King, ordered that the said resolution lie upon the table.
On motion, ordered that the Convention do now adjourn.