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Assisted by Messrs. Kingman, Drake, and M'Kinley.
PRINTID DI PACKER, BARRETT, AND PARKI;
PROCEEDINGS AND DEBATES
CONVENTION HELD AT HARRISBURG.
THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 1837.
Mr. Smyth, of Centre, presented a memorial from citizens of Centre county, on the subject of banks and banking, which was laid on the table.
Mr. Cope, of Philadelphia, presented a memorial from citizens of Pennsylvania, praying the abolition of lotteries, and,
The PRESIDENT presented a memorial from citizens of Pennsylvania, of similar import.
These memorials were laid on the table. On motion of Mr. Jenks, of Bucks, it was
Resolved, That the use of the Hall of the Convention, for this evening, be granted to Mr. Josias HOLBROOK, for the purpose of delivering a lecture on the subject of Education.
Mr. FLEMING, of Lycoming, moved that the Convention proceed to the consideration of the following resolution :
Resolved, That the thirty-second rule be so amended, that it be in order to call the ayes and noes on questions of daily adjournment, and thal, for that purpose, the words “except on questions of daily adjournment”, be stricken out.
The resolution being under consideration, and the question being on the second reading, it was decided in the negative.
The President laid before the Convention the following communication from the Secretary of the Comonwealth, accompanied by a report on the expenses of general education, and by two stateinents, one of the common school fund, and the other of the valuation and taxation of real and personal estate for 1835, by the Auditor General, furnished in compliance with 1 resolution adopted by the Convention on the subject, which was laid on the table, and ordered to be printed :