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Proceedings and Debates of the 1850 Constitutional Convention
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by him on yesterday, to appoint a committee to enquire and report
what method would be most expedient to bring before the Con
vention amendments to the constitution.
Mr. Blakistone, submitted the following as a substitute therefor:
Ordered, that the following committees to consist of 21 mem
bers each, one from each county, and the city of Baltimore:
On the Legislative Department.
On the Executive Department.
On the Judiciary Department.
On the Elective Franchise.
On Education.
On Local and General Elections.
On Internal Improvements.
Be appointed by the Chair, and all the committees hereafter to
be raised whether special or general shall be appointed by the
Chair, unless otherwise ordered by the Convention.
Which was read.
On motion of Mr. Jenifer,
The Convention adjourned until to-morrow morning 10 o'clock.

FRIDAY, November 15th, 1850.

The Convention met pursuant to adjournment.
Present the same members as on yesterday.
Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Griffith.
The proceedings of yesterday were read.
Mr. Phelps, chairman of the committee on Rules, submitted a
Which was read, and
On motion of Mr. Phelps,
Ordered to be printed.
Mr. Spencer, submitted the following resolution
Which was twice read and adopted.
Resolved, That the Secretary of this Convention request the
clerk of Baltimore county court, to furnish this convention with a
statement of the amount of money paid to each of the judges of
said court in the years 1847, 1848 and 1849, arising from and out
of the taxes and per centage imposed by the act ol Assembly of
1828, chapter 161. and the several supplements thereto, distin
guishing between taxes on original and final writs, on judgments,
on insolvent discharges, amount of per centage on insolvent estates,
and taxes and per centage on equity proceedings, or from any other
source arising out of said law and supplements.
The Convention then resumed the consideration of the unfinish
ed business of yesterday, being the order submitted by Mr. Jenifer,


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