Elliot’s Debates: Volume 1
Journal of the Federal Convention
Wednesday, June 27, 1787.
It was moved and seconded to postpone the consideration of the 6th resolution reported from the committee, in order to take up the 7th and 8th resolutions.
On the question to postpone, it passed in the affirmative.
It was moved and seconded to agree to the 1st clause of the 7th resolution, namely:
“Resolved, That the right of suffrage in the first branch of the national legislature ought not to be according to the rule established in the Articles of Confederation.”
Before a determination was taken on the clause, the house adjourned till to-morrow, at 11 oclock, A. M.