Buchanan, Bell, Welch, Chandler, Lloyd, Dickinson, Sherwood,
of Talbot, Crisfield, Williams, Hicks, Hodson, Phelps, Chambers,
of Cecil, Miller, Bowie, Tuck, Grason, Shriver, Biser, McHenry,
Magraw, Gwinn, Stewart, of Baltimore city, Brent, of Baltimore
city, Presstman, Ware, Kilgour, Brewer, Waters, Hollyday
NEGATIVE—Messrs. Lee, Dorsey, Dashiell, Eccleston, Dirick
son, McMaster, Fooks, Gaither, Sappington, Nelson, Carter,
hardcastle, Schley, Fiery, John Newcomer, Haubine, Weber,
Slicer, Sm ith, Parke, Shower and Cockey—22.
So the 21st section as amended was adopted.
Mr. Dorsey, then moved to reconsider the vote of the Conven
tion just taken on the adoption of 21st section, for the purpose of
enabling him, as he stated, to offer the following amendment:
Strike out in 3rd line, "thirty-six hundred dollars," and insert
"as shall hereafter be prescribed by the Legislature;"
Mr. Davis, proceeded to make some remarks in favor of the
motion to reconsider;
When Mr. McHenry, rose to a point of order, that it was not in
order on a motion to reconsider, to discuss the merits of the pro
Mr. Tuck, being in the chair, stated that it had been the practice
to allow such discussions, and therefore overruled the point of
The question was then put on the motion of Mr. Dorsey, to
reconsider the vote of the Convention on the 21st section:
Mr. Dorsey, moved the question be taken by yeas and nays,
and being ordered appeared as follows
AFFIRMATVE—Messrs. Lee, Dorsey, Crisfield, Dashiell, Ec
cleston, Dirickson, McMaster, Fooks, Gaither, Sappington, Nelson,
Carter, Hardcastle, Schley Fiery, John Newcomer, Harbine,
Davis, Smith, Parke, Shower and Cockey—22.
NEGATIVE—Messrs. Blakistone, Pres't, pro tem., Dent, Cham
bers, of Kent, Donaldson, Wells, Sellman, Brent, of Charles, Jeni—
fer, Howard, Buchanan, Bell, Welch, Chandler, Lloyd, Dickinson,
Sherwood, of Talbot, Williams, Hicks, Hodson, Phelps, Chambers,
of Cecil, Miller, McLane, Bowie, Tuck, Grason, Schriver, Biser,
McHenry, Gwinn, Stewart, of Baltimore city, Brent, of Baltimore
city, Kilgour, Brewer, Waters, Weber, Hollyday, Slicer and
So the Convention refused to reconsider their vote on said sec
Mr. Smith, gave notice that when a larger attendance of the
members were present, he should move to reconsider the vote of
the Convention, on the 21st section.