transmitted to the State Librarian, subject to the disposition
of the General Assembly. The Journal of Proceedings to be
secured in strong packages and transmitted to the parties en-
titled to receive them, at the expense of the said Thomas E.
Dell, who will give the necessary bond for the faithful dis-
charge of this duty to the Comptroller.
Which was read.
Mr. Barry submitted the following amendment:
Insert after the word "States" the following words, "a
copy to each of the officers of the Convention."
Which was rejected.
Mr. Stoddert submitted the following amendment:
Strike out the word "two" and insert the word "one."
Decided in the negative.
Mr. Wethered submitted the following amendment :
After the word "States," insert "and one copy each to the
Secretary anil Assistant Secretary;"
Which was adopted.
The order, as amended, was then adopted.
The Convention then proceeded to the consideration of the
following order, submitted by the Committee:
Ordered, That the Comptroller of the Treasury he author-
ized, and is hereby directed to contract with Murphy & Co.,
of Baltimore, for the printing and binding of five hunched
copies of the Constitution, when adopted by the people of
Maryland. The said Constitution shall contain an elaborate
index, prepared with reference to Articles and Sections, and
also to the page; and shall be printed iti the best style (with
side notes), on fair white paper, with large, fair type, and
well bound in law sheep, and shall contain the names of
the members of this Convention, a list of the Officers and
Standing Committees, and a certificate of the Clerk of the
Court of Appeals that it is a true copy of the Constitution
passed by this Convention; and the cost shall not exceed
one dollar and seventy-five cents per copy.
And the State Librarian shall distribute said copies of the
Constitution as follows : One copy to each member of the Con-
vention; to the Governor, Comptroller, Treasurer, Attorney
General, Adjutant General and Commissioner of the Land
Office, each one copy; to the Judges and Clerks of the Circuit
Courts, and of the several Courts of Baltimore City, each one
copy; to the Judges and Clerks of the Court of Appeals,
each one copy; to the Orphans' Courts of the State, each