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BUSINESS CARDS.
ARTIRI & CO., r. w., Cmmission, Provision
and Groery Merchmnt, 98 and 9 New Levee.
CADE, ., Repairer of all kinds of Furniture
Huvln tre1 nsar corner of Circe. Vlmy lp
CONVERSE & CO., Grocers and Dealers in
trWeterm Produe, 91 Tchopi.ouu street, cornr of LanfyL
CARRELL, EDWARD J., Attorney at Law,
i miiamiionaor for Time.-, No, 87 1rr iaraiutM NewOrl l*
RARY, J. W. & J. A., Brick Layers and
Builders No. IO6 Bsmi.e .tret, NswOrleanl.
Sionejmektion with the Ithov b. loneu, we will build BRICK
(CISTERNS and g(rasty them. CoS rnietloul hgh the Pat
office will meets ompt 's.dath.
fe r to--eurH. a. w. Hill, D.. f. Burth, Lyal & D01ldon,
J. Aerno&May Joeph FSeun. .1
1)UNBAR & CO., A. F., Commission Boot
and Shoeh Warhoae,, 64 and 56 Cmmnou.Itret, New Oln.,.
GREENWOOD & CO., MOSES, Commission
ald Forwarding Murcl.atn, 66 Orvier etrent. 41y
eel A. EAU H a n WUU o
I O RIE~ IE & C)., A. D., Wholesale Grocers
- manICommi A n Merwi . ,lealt r. n ivn a ent a Wat,.rn utta.
ar.A tN, e Mu, TUI A ,t for 'rn'lorh Albany} At P rternd Nrwar
C-ulrr, No.. 69, 4.o ad S4 Ld ,,co, and No. 18 FrontL,,,,, Ne,
ITAIIALSONF. N., Notary Public and At
U,, tory t mrw, [O. 0. Commieionar for M lnlsltpi nd Arktleu,
N.,.1 rl I .rl , e oppee l the poet-Oleo. fnis tf
1-t. r aa i _ . - _ no e. Saar.,
:AIT & CO., E."J., 79Tchoupitoulas street,
Il wh.iem, F gsalernin rlrorcriel. Dr.,l. Ch~,nlrnls _npr, nr .
ILLY & ISACKS, Attorneys and Counsel
luret. r tLaw Ale.ao dria, priah ol RnInde. L., prtic. in the
RarlR Too- . ion, ý r nrre S Din ,lU. MlKe ,r, , Co. c . . .Pl. -
h6 i l Us_ savus S9amidt, ..q., S. .Haley, F. . J. . ,Y a AKinq,
twuner 1,6 i wa.e K otman. i., Snmul Lne.oL Eq., Loma
0,1,0. _ __ j,5 i
W"ENNETT & CO., FERDINAND, No . 98
agnlin treel, Ageory of the St. Loui Sbot Tower a, con.
-m 1 0 hand 0 complt ,ertmet oef DROP sad BUsCK HOT and
BAR L00, r, ahe Bt. Louieohot Tower. dI( ir
anlld nruerd Agentr or to]i e o and p ix.. of lI* Estate,
t.r at,,lke and tl, N , Co99 -ercial mulde .,1 195 Urxv:*.r elruet,
Nuw(tla'ullJ. __ - ..]..6ru
rOIIEAU, TH., 151 Royal street, corner of
ý1 To, .%n, Ladlql' mud OUutlemuau' Fancy Altleel ad Perfum
AhRILR & ROBERTS, Attorneys at Law, 27
i .m p trU,.Y , NC, ij.- . . . hmh_
1N H. MEYER, No. 100 Camp street,
.JLk.lrmar and dealer tn eIWeIRY, GOLD
NI ANCY ARTICLES, ad WATCHES. A'lJew ry
-ICHOLS, B. F., Architect, Office 27 Camp
trea. .p ltartn, ..Li... to .u r ih Plan for Y.hli B. din
;.r"ea Dwellings ,' et. ad to In s lperlkne thirernetion, and wW
'sddavrnr to redeor a aetiafmtoy .rm to all who may favor him wwit
trunnge, u.ill 1y
dsLCOTT & SMITH, Attorneys at Law, No:
. lBt .Charletrn. t. o.9 Iy
PUIG, MIR & CO., Commission Mercohants,
0 ,e. Lo., ,.. . .. _,ll17
R AYMOND, W. C., Family OGrocer, 71 Camp
[ACE & FOSTER, Attorneys and Counsellors
- ,iaw-Ofii,, 14 E.bnr0,,oe, P ewfhlo. ... hP ly
STIARK & CHRISTY, Office No. 10 Banks
r[OOLE, JOHN, Commiosion Merchant, Emi
L g tnlla nra l remdttnnrr .e ,, .1 H00 ,k Pl.,, . _,l'
I[rOLFF, SAMUEL, Importer of Wines,
Wk ILIE, JOHN P., Attorney and Counsellor
Y ! at rnwn, 31 14r1 , r ert,, . N-,Orla ne. d9G ly
VVRUHT A' J., & CO., Cotton Factors and
(:onmltn r. sad F'orwardmnq Merrhnn. ) 1 oravic, e. jl1l y
W ATERM IAN & BRO., J., Impaorters an,
Whnleaule Teals r in t ardwsre Colrq, [ron lStee, nail.'
rt, (.ttm of the Anvil), No, It M4a(gaueltreet, oomerofr ommo, Naw
Orlr..nnv.l6l yd~w
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MEDICAL CARDS.
)OCTORS A C. &. L. HENSLEY, 46 Canal
IIJ J. F. SEQUIN, otflce at Thos. Rankin'6
1) nnRsrr«,eommrrr ..r600 Ecl6116.06101rte. R.l;dmripS.
let Irur...r e:ri et near ·.,rocr at Rt. C I r iei·iitu- my$
W K[ F. FRYER & W. A. WILLIAMS,
e INDIAN 1x,.TORI, care all.Ae chronic ®d acute
30" T. 1 , ., '1... 00 FRENCHlMEN STREET. Third
.i~iU1C1L NiYLTICE-ItR. LOCKWOOD, who
ula' r~n 1 1- r ro f ,:..he Ky., 6.l .ny
,a , Si .1. 61S ln II 1113, YELLO .-P And loYPHU1
7 ii rll sllo lO nll n'1 S~ llll.nR Ilnre·; Rtpaiitiptc,.., tp l.,
0 r , lr,6, P610 -l OIS l EIIBEElnlu, the Intenal .. So
"0 61 .61 IIw61.1 110h 11 C ll 6, L lithd
'.yt ue i.rum iala r rt Ch~nlty Hupitel ll an th be~brofpL
h~~lrllll ~ nulrr .tirpso 1110 6 LXI
ro S lli:l1.SEIx i1, w l he rnnr-lbl0.oallhim l Lundlnl1ui
' ,d <.n r ep""=~n lir i ton Is $)phthr and Wtar I IIfotstthe Pnnr cumary en a
nl ~u~m Ir-)G Uu*, ai.ierh na591hii .!eI? wtorr la - Dadj m
SS·rrilni.,( ir .r rii "n, Strletun sj.I l ce!, Al nrlral Apld iltlm{Ie, arte.
t,;:- N.,. :;, ·IIII·II1 eraser KItlrrO P.)dIII and PerldO ItRItl·
Ilse. 1.1e1.A LVUUD' SPECIFIC, n cerrnn car` c re f ur SJpbill.
G .,,,r; , a, ,.,,, be "m"" e t the oad..r . five e ollnn Perbttr
B. El h;,I
n th"I t ova dolla rs,1· poet-paid, ti ilt Ln sent bmyppitut the
CUatld Slnt- o! c Tn. grantee[ -6.y will be obeersod 1n a{I Lur·.
Ur ir- .o ..re fl, A. M . to 6 r. M. a3 1".l
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..r th 611 6 pain.-D6r. R 1SE6BEROl61, hemlWl, the 1p
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rrrl errnu CORNS, BUNION 6, A11.9, nr.A ,very hebrd rutetnnee en
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I1RUGS;, MIEDICINES, PERFUMERY, ETC.
JThu ausa nbsr wouM ,I~apectfuliy tell the attention of PlnnUR.
'hyeieI... nd F'nm111e to hu reccnllg reentred "I. r, Croins ngrvtl:
t..0le 6116 li66 of be-6.61 , of , hirh, on ,36 mlnltl w11 Ir
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English Quinine Howard's Bl0 e 0 HWol, Ilyd, PoEN. 13rphen,
1II hl 1 pre .1 11io al; Cod iver Ol 1111111n 11 Pho11.01 of Lima;
It....lend Iule Haoel'a Perfumery, Patent Mndlrloc· to rsri~ty- n0
be Il pen· Htway, etc., etc. .THOS. `WmLIN
0 ed [. 61610611 116..lh.0ot.. rnr 5611,616 M...:l..
*ONE FLLO N OlNTiENT-ocr rtain to give
r.llrf 111 113 61 361, 6 IllI.o". la.1 16 I T lUlB O60Y 11 666or
te 111111l rl l r llI . Sold n i AI 611 O olollll VE' (llll 611,16 116I ILES
rrrrn m ,ko l Iu .unor, et tU't) ecnts per Wu.. Fior enlc n1
l6 1.6160 111,1 6. 1OY,6,1 o 001061,N$.06T.
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,...":u al 0l Ic rnulae y for All 0i.re le 0' 1woO 1 , i t i th 6'
Ur ' lhllllllllll , of flee v 'alnludJ.ldI I r ut..! 1,, «4-. wo,"l· k.i Lhv
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in fist. wake; Kentl omn u who -1-y. Deal lrl Iilr6flr ll rl."ui
., III any ona it n r r· Inblr" W rend td ae o.. vepupar w tloui
t i·.I1elli- rnltl~lilyh t in utphl boona niter.
Lj)- Illnllnmrmtiun of three dugs-r.-rd Lv oair .ilrbln drop, It gives
brr~l:::,nr) W tIec:) I nlnorlnnuplhuni ilo eight.
t3)' N+. 1«4 CI ncus sT. oryln ly
A L. PLOUGH &E SON, DEN-ilB
Ll,1'17'S Nu. 7 Curoudelet ·Lltecu, Lel. Cmnla
m«II tt m Mt, etr tit, wp Isna~oud monl re
'!11.1'tl.DCGH c will h re n-cedforthd a the r bni~
!··I'.II!:~, ~ nllbe~aorb ttend lto the ont ti-of i -weuu.~ ml
1. tllre..lts, nt .brn . 1II pi ·Oda · L· A. now Jr.,will l DraTU in
hr lri I I' LlilLndu lowehe Fwhrx ht. b bi now r..dra. ' Br era
.,,lr L l rsrt h fnlto ge p1IUtwo, : Thoni t . Childs, , Breve
Ir ...1; . ,"vn. U:. S. A~. Tam olBy, l·;eo. L. Cameoe.CorIill Christii
Tr vw; B..hn, Lreaui~n .Ie {k nloarcl.; G..L . 1 uTuckxr .·a. mroforras
''ruilrxr J. ý.. Riddll N nw ()vrleso1; Omer Lnv 10-12 eats; }:varyor
$hr1.hrr'? ! eny., Nt"vOrlunos; F. LnnpInre, EaqýN nwlena; 6 Glapherd
& 1..ok, tit. Jmmn·, US MIA Iitngmal, Eay., Ibar ilia, Fa; Dr. L. Marv·
r hood. I berrallr. lm; U~r. Ed, Duffr"I, AerEoemao, Fa, aJ16 S
XR. ANFOUX,
n... A Bnrnnne PRACF'u r Canal tCNT'[ST,_DI I~n· d ~
.LJI,\ f 1Cdi,1.Fl I: SGvnr,. , u... IL. NO. an THIRD ON
lli·- 1111. . . '. J. . I(.rl Hl P i T.: . C. P,.ll~n.
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1. 0. 0. F.--Howartn LoDGE No. 13
.,;Kt-,.r5., THURSBDAY EVENING Ituol;-dr i
1« "' L,11~l, torn.. al 'rhni 1,li ill llnr s11 Puydnla
etn."t, lit 'I~y (I((lO'k . llllrm--G~o1 a. Bow
+IIDLn·.· . ti.; e · i.V t:. C(I i V . G., Dr.Smmý"· Ier·I , S Ir L· r i
Jne. Furnennx, Pr. Slrr rat.: : Jn.i.. I Ul a, f'r..sun r j. 1
* LONF STARa.-Tlhe General Assembhly will
* hold ,te nreauten an t ,: F' BOr[II 'll TIIIIRSDAY li each
o ,tlil lll I1CrU. 11 v, II L·T(·P nt Hall, (I)I err of Clllil (tllrl
11I1I I:UII)II·e(ll All.) and at hell of Div,. no Nn. I
Tllialll'iooh~a alrurrt, hirlrrrn :wk.1.And lI I'llhpn anate.( Ilt rity nl
I~nln, rtu".)1' ellr at lstauio being held at Crtrrl~nt hu li on thu Fourthl
TM~re~y~n1hs. B orer of thr· r,.1,lt
ms"I4 tv A. W. JOURDANNy , S·.rmry
121,2,2n LI2IMH2II Nn. l R. HtCT.-M .HHHery W.EDNFSDAS
ENENI N ,..IA.A n'Hlu, t ,ha H2Il No.25 S2. C12nr9,A,2 OHr... AO,.
leered~l for thr proeanl quarter, ending Sept. 30 1659: E. Mote,. W. P.;
H. E. Better, W, A.; B.J. Weer R.B.; Psosrsl Ce artrrrr, A.
R. S. 2. 2,2AK,,.A.212.B W. C. WHretxe T.; J. WUI). C.;
\I52,,,,,, A. C.; J. J. J 1.a2.2, I.6.; A 2,.a .,,S, .S SiSr·YIST
INS COMMITTEE.-E.. SI-1,9,A Coini street H. E. 222 .\2IB 22522
2AmerelI.J.522+,2,, A'yA2ns sprat; H2.,2
.nllal~r.!(. i) i. \I~l· ?1 31743 C nbu n iro C d l. \ Wlt ,cor.r of
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K 2.2sl; , 2.2itoul a I.2at2 WNI. Sul rH, ,.S S. Mal e,,nd P,,dm2.
Union DHivilo) No. 8.R. I' T.-MH2rHH2,sar FRIDAY E S
INA, a1 Ao'. lug k,2' i H.. the ,AA 21,11, No. 922 T.ho 221mnll s atmet. N
Th'e ýollowinr r·· the olnrrre tiýr the present terml Tnlux. R Rat,,
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A. 1. 5.; A. Alltn, 2. S.; ST.. WITHTH, '1'.; HAnut n .
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Nirxýýt ,v I.*Ylue lri Jl,:ln ( Ceti rl.::, ,~ar of Cwnnunl i and \lnr.ia
et-..U jyls
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OderH THHpIH of Ihonor No. C.-M2t,, eHH9y THURSDAY
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Unllarnt Iy 1Ir1Alo o. 18r " oC T,-Thu following era We
omoenol hi Diriaioll for the prneext term: Jerres Asons, W, P,;
W.. S. ounr,. R. 2.; W.. F. H..2.RnH, A. . 8.; J.rr, 2252,2
F.2.;H 25292ALT222. T. ; Case.. Basra. C. fDA·( l·.RA.
(..; ]one f2 t 12 I. S.; Cn l 22lA, A2222.AIS,,....TAI.2,. Dtlu
me21s EVERY MO1NDAY VENING, at TYmp.1.22 Hall, 22 St,
Charles 2t2r 2918
NEW ORLEANS DAILY CRESCENT.
PUBLISHED EVERY DAY, SUNDAY EXUEPTED, AT NO. 98 ST. CHARLES STREET, BY J. H. MADDOt.
VOLUM[E V. THURSDAY "MORNING, AUGUST 19, 1869. NUMBER 139.
DAILY CRESCENT.
OFFICIAL JOURNAL
OF TIlE CONSOLIDATED CITY OF NEW ORLEANS.
OFFICIAL.
JOURNAL OF THE STATE CONVENTION.
Fsnav. July 30, 1852.
i't. Convention met pursuant to adjournment.
The Rev. Mir. Clrenshaw opened the proceedings with
prayer.
o'resent. Ilon. D. F. iKnner, President of the Conven
lion, in the Chair, and ninety-one delegates.
The iresident laid before the Convention a communica
tion from Mr. J. S. Barrows and others, extending to this
Convention an invitation to attend a whig ratification
meeting and barbecue, in the vicinity of the town of Ba
ton Rouge. on Monday next, the 2d day of August.
On motion of Mr. Beale the invitation was accepted.
Mr. Paxton presented to the Convention the creden
tials of Mr. A. Toulouse, member elect from the Parish of
Lafayette.
Mr. Pugh offered the following resolution, which being
read, was on motion adopted:
rlesolhed, That the Postmaster of this Convention be
continued in office for the term of twenty days after the
adjournment. for the purpose of forwarding the papers
and letters to the address of members.
Mr. St. Paul offered the following additional article, to
be inserted after article 130 of the Consttiotut n already
adopted, to-wit :
Article -. The onffice of any State officer, member of
the l(eneral Assembly. or of any other person holding of
fice of profit or trunt under this Constitution and the
laws made in pursuance thereof, shall be ipsofao vacated
by the fact of any such person committing the ofenco
mentioned in article 1,2. and the Legislature shall pro
vide by law for the ascertaining and declaration of such
forfeiture.
On motion tihe above article was adopted.
Sir. Rtichardson. of Ouachita, offered the following reso
lutionwhich being read. was on motion adopted:
IResormd, That the Journal of Debates of this Conven
tion, when printed, shall be deposited in the State Libra
ry. to be disposed of in the following manner: One copy
to each member and officer of this Convention ; one copy
to each Parish in the State. to be be delivered on the order
of the Clerk of the District Court; one copy to each of
the public libraries in the State; one copy to each State
in the Union--the remainder to be disposed of by the
MSate librarian. on such terms as the Legislature may di
rect.
Mr. Je.nnings offered the following resolutions, which
being read. were. on motion of the same delegate, laid on
tit-- iable subject to the cal of thc e Convention :
I Resolved, That a period not to exceedthirty days af
t re the aoljournment of this Convention be allowed to the
Reporter of this iouore. to euable him to complete the du
ties devolving on him. and the per diem compensation
t!l refor to be paid by the Treasurer upon his warrant
coutersigued by theb Secretary.
2. Rlesolved. That the Secretary. Avsistant Secretary
and such other Clerks of the Convention as the Secretary
may require, be continued in their duties for a period not
to exceed - days after the adjournment of this Con
vention, to complete the labors devolving upon them, and
that the Secretary be directed to superintend the printing
and distribution of the Debates and Constitution, and
completion of the Journals, and that the compensation
therefor be paid by the Treasurer upon the warrant of the
Secretary.
Sir. Benjamin having on yesterday voted in the major
ity --on the adoption of the aditional article offered by
Mr. Phillips, under the head of General Provisions. and
adopted by this Convention," moved for a reconsideration
of the same, which was ordered.
The said article being then before the Convention.
Sir. Benjamin offered the following amendment. tobe
loeiarted at the end thereof. to wit:
0 Or unless the repealing law contain some other ade
,tuate provision for the payment of the principal and in
te'r.t of the debt "
on moetion. the amendment was adopted ; and on a fur
thelr motion. the article a. amended was re-adopted.
amI.a n Ior E ouy-oU FrimIeIIED Iaivo.s.
The Convention resumed the Consideration of the re
r-port of the majority of the Committee on General Pro
vi0ion0.
bhe 7th title. under the head of Internal Improvements,
asr riorted by said committe.-. being before the Conven
tion. and read as follows. to wit :
TITLE eII.
i'Tri*:AL aIPROi i:ta TS.
Article -. There eshall be a Board of Public Works. to
consist of four lommisseonere. The State shall be divi
ded into four Distrilts. containing as nearly os may be cns
equal number of voters, and one Commissioner shall be
electe,d in each District, for th thetrn of four years : but.
of the first elerted. two. to be designated by lot. shall re
main in ofice for two years only.
Arl - The oeneral A.eombly. at its first session after
the- adoption of this Constltultio. shall provide for the
election anod compoeiatifeo f tile C('omiscioners and thn,
,,r-enieatieon ee teil- Bloard Thie Commissioners first
elelei, shall assemnble on _ day tle be appointed by law.
and de.lei, I. by lot the ord.ier in whieh their terns o.f e,cr
Art -. lThe- t,eemio.ioners shall exercis. a diligent
and faithful supervieien of all public works in wlicl the
State may be interested. They eilall rommuniate, to the
I;eneral Assemlcly. from tinme to tim. their views concern
ing the :une. and reeommend sucth melasuret s a they may
deem necessary. in order to employ to the best advantage
and for the purposes for which they were granted. the
swamps and overtlowed lands conveyed by the United
States to this State. They shall appoint all officers en
gaged on the public works, and shall perform such other
duties as may be prescribed by law
Art. -. The Commissioners may be removed by the
concurrent vote of a majority of all the members elected
to each louse of the General Assembly; but the cause
of the removal shall be entered on the journal of each
House.
l.rt. The General Assembly shall have power, by a
vote of three-fifths of the members elected to eachb lcu e.
to Ibolish said Board, whenever in their opinion a Board
of 'ublic Works shall no longer be necessary.
Mlr William olffered the bll-owing subtlitute for tie ist
and 2.i article of the above report, under the head of In
iernll improvcments. to wit:
Art. - There shall be a board of Internal Improve
meats. The tineral Assembly shall.at its first session af
ter thle adolption of this Constitution, divide the State into
there Internal Improvement Districts. and one Commis
sioner shall be elected in each listrict for two years.
Art. -. The General Assembly. at its first session after
the adoption of this Conutitution. shall provide for the
elertion of the Commissioners and organization of the
Board, and shall provide for tile compensation of said
Commissionerse which compensation shall not be increased
nor reduced during their term of office.
tMr. Wiilinams also moved to insert after the word 'Com
missioners," in the 3d article of the report. the words " the
Bord of Internal Improvements and PubliHo 1 hko' ";
ond also to insert in the 4th article. after the wordtom
missioners," the following words : - the State Engineer.
Surveyor General and Commissioners."
The same delegate alo offered the following as an addi
tional article. le wito:
Art. --. The (eneral Assembly hall. at its first sessrion
after the adoption of the Cotslitution. provide for the
lietiin oef as tot Engineer acee Su.r'eyor Getnerlil. o ho
elleli hold their oticee ftr eeit e-re- n oee teot r.c ud
of qil'e, and the cid elate Eneim-er. Surveyor and e 'u
mi-siom.ers, shall eonlpose the Board of lteernal Illpr-. e
m ut and Public WForks.
Lir. Key eleove-d to amend thc substiute o-fercd by Mr.
Williams by striking out the words " Engineer ao d Sur
vcy-or ltuemral."
Mr. IRoman moved to lay tile substitute, amcendmeni
and sub-amondment, on the table, which motion pre
toiled.
Mr. Jenonings offered the following article s as a substi
tute for articles one and twoof the majority reporte, under
the head of Internal Improvements:
Article 1. There shall be a lloard of Plublic Works.to
consist of three Commisoioners. The Stato shail he di
vided into three Districts, entitled First. Second and Third.
containing as nearly as may be an equaln number of voters.
The term of onffice of the member to be elected in the First
District shall be for one year; that in the Second for two
years, and that in the Third for three years, so that one
mohluber of said oard shall be annually ileotrrd. who shall
Ih-Ii hie oier for three years. This Board to continue so
long as the public works in which the Sttai ie interested
require sueperintendence.
Article 2. TheGieneralAssemblyat its first session after
the adoption of this Constitution, shall prescribe the
powers and duties of said Board. particularly directing
their attention to employ to the best advantage the swamp
and overflowed lands conveyed by the United States to
this Staote. The General Assembly shall moreover provide
for the compensation and election of the members conm
posing said Board, and for filling all vacancies occurring
therein
Mr. Simms offered the following resolution:
GENERI L PROVlSlO,.S--INTERNAL IMPROYMEDNTs.
itesolved, That it shall be the duty of the Legislature,
at the lb st seoion after the adoption of this Constitution,
to create an Internal Improvement Department, for the
purpose of preventing the lnundations of the alluvial
lands of the State and developing its resources and factli
ties for communication. The Legislature shall have power
to discontinue said Department, if at any future period
its continuance should be deemed unnecessary.
Mr. Sandidge offered the minority report, signed by
Messrs. Van Wickle and Delony. as a substitute for the
report of the majority of the Committers on onecral Pro
visions now uoder sonsideration. to.wit:
The General Assembly shall, at its first ,'seionm fter the
adoption of this Constitution. create a Levee or int,"rnal
Improvement Department, for the purpose of protsL:ting
the low laud" of this State from inundation, predicate.l
upon a pledge of the swamp lands. which have been
donated to the State by the United States; the proceeds
of seles of which lands to be used for that purpose only
And the General Asembly shall make all laws neressary
for the sale of said lands, and also enact a general syalem
of levees, dykes, outlets, tc , under the supOeiretendence
of Engineers or Commissioners, or snch other officers of
this State as they may deem necessary for the protection
of said lands.
Mr. Connely moved to adopt the firat article of title
seven, as reported by the majority of the Committee on
General Provisions.
Mr. Preaux called for the previous question, which was
ordered.
The questions being on the propositions offered by
Messrs. Jennings, Simms and Sandidge, the same were
severally laid on the table.
The next question in order being the motion of Mr.
Connely to adopt the first article of the report of the ma
jority,
Mr. Smart. on eaid motion. called for the yeas and nays.
which resulted as follows:
Mlesesr. Akenhead. Avery. Andrews. Anderson of Car
roll, Arnant, Bradford. Benjamin. Besaneon, Bernard.
Bienvenu. Brother. Btoudouaquie. Bulard. Buisson. Byrne.
Castellanos, Cotton. Connely, Conrad. Dalferes. Dufour.
Dugue. DYel Edwards of Orleans, Edwards of Washing
tone Eggeona, Eustis. Gardere. (luion. layes, lehbert.
ilernandez. Hunt. Jennings. Jo.., Key. King of St. Lan
dry. Lapeyre. Leefe, LeBlanc. Lobdell, Lyle. Mellheony.
Mathews of Orleans, lMathews of Point Coupee, Marrero.
Martin. Monge, Nicholls, Olivier of St. Martin, Olivier of
St. MIary. Palfrey, Paxton, Preaux, Price. Pugh. Richard
son of Ouachita. Richardson of St. Mary. Rixner, Risk.
Roselius. Roman. Ronquillo, St. Paul, Staes, Swazey.
Scarhborough, Smith of West Feliciana, Sibley. Simms.
Stewart. Tatman, Talbot. Thompson, VanWickle, Villere.
Waddill, Williams and Whittington-79 yeas.
And Messes. Addison, Beale, Carter, Delony, Declouet.
Douglass. Farmer. Hatch. Ilarris, Hargis, lterron liough.
Hodges. King of Jackson, Leeds, McMillen, Pierce. Phil
lips. Reeves. Sandidge, Smart, Shaw. Shelton, Smith,
Tllinferro. Toulouse, Todd--7 nays.
Consequently the article, as reported by the Committee
on General Provisions. was adopted without amendment.
The second articrl of the above report being taken up.
was also adopted without amendment.
On the third article being read as follows. to-wit :
Article -. The Commissioners shall exercise a diligent
and faithful supervision of all public works in which the
State may be interested. They shall communicate to the
oeneral Assembly. from time to time. their views con
cerning the game. and reeommend such men ure. as they
may deem necessary, in ordor to employ to the be:t ad
vantage and for the purposes for which they were granted,
the swamps and overflowed lands conveyed by the United
States to this State. They shall appoint all officers en
gaged on the public works. and shall .perform such other
dutiesas may be prescribed by law.
Mr. Todd moved to insert after the word " interested,"
the words - and of all navigable rivers. bayous and public
Omads in their respective districts." and to insert also after
the words "to this State,"' the following words: "And
for the improvement of said rivers and bayous and public
roads."
Mr. Martin offered as a sub-amendment to insert after
the word ",interested," the following words : " Except
those made by Joint Stock Companies."
Mr Roman monwd to lay the amendments offered by
Mr. Todd on the table.
On said motion the yeas and nays were called and re
salted as follows :
Messrs. Akenhead. Avery. Andrews. Anderson. Armant.
Bradford, Benjanin. Bernard, Bienvenu. Brother. Bou
dousquie. Byrne. Carter. Cotton, Connely. Deelouet, Du
four. Dugue. Duffel. Edwards of Orleans, Eggleston. Gar
dere, Guion. Bay.. lernandez. Hunt. Jennings. Jones.
Key, Lapeyre, Leefe. Leeds. Lobdell. Lyle,: blei
henny. Mathews of Orleans. Marrero. Martin. Monge,
Nicholls. Olivier of St. Martin. Olivier of St Mary. Palfrey.
Paxton, Preaux, Price, Pierce. Richardson of St. Mary.
Rixner. Risk, Roselius, Roman. Staes. Sweeazey. Shaw. Sib
ley, Stewart, Tatman, Talbot, Toulouse. Van Wicle. Vil
Iere and WaddBll-- yeas.
SMessrs. Addison, Beele, Bullard, Buisson, Castellanos.
Delony. Douglass. Edwards of Washington, Farmer.
Iatch. Harris. lHargis. Hebert. IHerron. Hough. Iodges.
LeBlanc. Mathews of Point Coupee. Patterson. I'hillips
Pugh. ltichardson of Ouachita: Ronquillo. Fnsdidge,
Smart. Scarborough. Shelton. Smith of Winn. Simms.
Thompson. Todd. Williams and Whittington-3i:; nays.
Cones.luetly the nmotion 'prevailed, and the amend
ment was aiid on the table.
The qlestion b'ing put by the I're id,,nt on th' aiop
tion of the propositioau of Mr. Martin. the o ale :w ,"s -
sid, d in tOh, aoflimative. ereluontly the amlendmlnt
wra adopted.
Mr. Douglaes offcred the fhIlowing provi-. to he in.
sertsd at the end of the article. to wit :
lProvided. That the Comtm'-itoner in each District
hall have Ihe appointment of the otlh'er- within that
DIstrict."
Mr Roman moved to lay the pIroi-o ont, the tol.l.
which motion prevailed.
Mr. Rlichardson. of Ouachita. moved to strikee eelIt the
words after "necessary "to the words to this State."
Mr. Roman moved to lay the amendmenot on the tabls.
On said motion the yeas and nays were called for and
resulted as follows :
MBessrs. Akenhead. Avery. Andrews, Armant, Bradford,
Benjamin. Bernard. Bienvenu. Brother, Boudousquie.
Buisson. Byrne, Castellanos. Cotton: Connelly. Conrad.
Declouet. Dufour, Dugue, Duffel, Edwards of Orleans. Eg
gleston, oardere, ouion, Hays. Hunt. Jennings. Jones.
Key, Lapeyre. Leefe. Leeds. Lobdell, Lyle, McIlhenny.
Mathews of Orleans. Mathews of Point Couper. Marrero.
Martin. Mather. ilonge. Nieholls. Olivier of St. Martin.
Olivier of St. Mary, Palfrey. Paxton Preaux. Price. l'ugh,
Reeves. Rixner, Risk, Itoselius. Roman. St. Paul. Staes.
Shaw, Smith. Simms, Stewart. Talbot. 'fTlisferro. Ton
louoe. Van Wiekble. Villere and Williams-66 yeas.
And Messrs. Anderson, of Carroll. Beale. Delony Doug
las. Edwards of Washington. Farmer. Hatch. Harris.
lerron. Ilodges, King of Jackson. McMillen. Patterson.
Pearce, Riehardson of Ouachita, Roysdeo, Ronquillo.
Stuart. Scarborough. Shelton, Smith of Winu. Sibley,
Thompson. Todd, Waddill and Whittington--7 nays
Consequently the motion prevailed and the amendment
was laid upon the table.
eIr. Delony offered tIle following proviso. which being
read. was. on motion, laid on the table. t wit :
Provided that no other of the public moneys but those
arising from the said swamp or overfowed lads shall bhe
applied to the purposes herein designated.
On motion. the original article as amended was adopted.
Messrs. Richardson, of 0.. and Todd asked to have their
votes recorded against the adoption of the above article.
ihe fourth artie hbeing read. was. on motion, adopted
oih hoot amendment.
Oo the ifth alrtih- of the repnrt being taken up, was
eP,'I as fllowse, to wit :
Article -. The seneral Asseombly shall have power. I'
a vote of three-fifths of the laembers elctcd to each
ilhu.., to ab,lish said Boaord. wheove' ill their opinion a
UBoald of Ptblic Wo'rko shall as longer be neeossary.
Mr. Todd moved to strikie oute tlree-fitths." :lud iusrtl
isl lieU thereof tleo word ''msjority"
Sn motiou to adopt the abov'e oamendolont r. Smartl
caled for thre yeas and nays.
Mesrs. Addison. Bradford. leale. Byrne, Declouet. De
lony. lDouglass, Edwards of Washington. asrmer. lilateh.
Ilarrie, Ilargis. Ierron, lilough. lodges. King of Jackson,
Leeds. McMillen. Paxtoon, Patterson. Price, Pierce. Phils
lips. Reeves. Richardson of Osochita, Richardson of St.
Mary. Royoden, Saudidge, Smart, Shelton. Smith of Winn.
Traliaferro, Thompson. Todd--81 yeas.
And Messrs. Akenbead. Avery, Andrews, Armant, Ben
Jamin, Besnncon, Bernard, Blenvenu, Brother, Boudous
qutle, Boyer, Buisson, Castellanos, Cotton. Conrad, Dal
fore, Dufourte, Dugue, Duffel, Edwards of Orleans, Eggle.
ston. Gardere. (lion, lays, Iebert, Ilernandez, .lenaings,
Jtourdanm, Jones, Key, King of St. Landry. Lapeyre. Itechi',
LeBlanc, Lobdell, Lyle, Melihenny. Mathews of Orheans.
Mathews of Point Coupee, Mlarrero, Martin, MIsther.I
Monge, Nisholls, Olivier of St. Martin, Olivier of St. Mary.
Pallre.y, Preaux. Pugh. Riners, Ilio. 1oselius. Roman.o
Rooluilo. St. Paul, Staes, Swazey. Shaw. Scarborough.
Smith of West Feliciana. Sibley. Simrms.Stewart. Tatman.
Tallt, Toalouse. Van WikeLo, 'illere, Waddill. Williams
anid V'hittington--?l7 nays.
Consequently the motion to adopt was lost. and the
amendment was accordingly rejected.
Mlr. Smart tlen moved to strike out the words :by ai
vote of three.ffths of the members elected to:' and to
insert in lieu thereof " by a three-lfthe vote of members
of."
lMr. Ilough offered the following substitute to the above
article, to-wit :
" The General Asembly shall have power to abolish sill
Board whener in their opinion the same shall be no longer
neb ueary."
On motion the above suetitaute was laid on the table.
And on motion the article was adopted without amend
ment.
Mr. Farmer offered the following additional article, to
be inserted under the head of - Internal Improvements,'
to-wit :
tThe swamp lands on each stream shall be exludsvely
appropriated for the beaeflt of eauch stream, unless after
examination by competent engineersr it be found Imprac.
ticable to reclaim the lands thereon.'
Mr. IRoman moved to lay the above article on the table
which motion prevailed.
Mer. Benjemin. on behalf of the C:r mittee on Style.
mebmitted the following report. which being read, was, on
motion, adopted, to-wit :
The Committee on Style report the following revision of
the articles in Title VI, General Provisions :
113. The State slmll not subscribe for the stock of. nor
make a loan to. nor pledge ita faith for the.iaenedt of any
corporation or joint stock company created or established
for banking purposes, nor for any other purposes than
those deberiTed in the following article.
114. The Legislature shall have power to grant aid to
comp{nies or aseociations of individuals formed for the
exclusive purpose of making works of internal improve
ment wholly or- partially within the State, to the extent
only of one-fifth of the capital of such companies,by sub.
scriptions of stock. or loan of money or public bends ; but
any aid thus granted shall be paid to the company only
in the same proportion as the remainder of the capital
shall be actually paid in by the stockholders of the com
pany : and in came of loan, such adequate security shall
be required as to the Legislature may seem proper.
No corporation nor Individual association receiving the
aid of the State, as herein provided. shall possees banking
or discounting privileges.
11i5 Nollabillty shall be contracted by the State. a
above mntionaed. unltes the same be authorized by some
law, for some single object or work, which shall be die
tinctly specified therein, which shall be paesed by a ma
jority of the members elected to both houses of the Gene
rdl Assembly. and the aggregate amount of debts and
liabilities incurred under this and the preceding article
shall never at any one time exceed the aum of eight ml
lions of dollars.
116. Whenever the Legislature shall contract a debt ex
ceeding in amount the sum of one hundred thousand dol
lars, unless in case of war. to repel invasion or suppress
insurrection,. they shall, in the law creating the debt. pro
vide adequate ways and means for the payment of the
current interest and of the principal when the same shall
become doe.
And the said law shall be irrepealable until principal
and interest are fully paid and discharged. or unless the
repealing law contain some other adequate provision for
the payment of the principal and interest of the debt.
The committee further recommend that the additional
article offered by Mr. St. Paul he added to the end of
article 130. the word ' and " being put at the beginning
and the words article 139 ' being changed into this
article.
The committee suggest no other changes in this Title.
[Signed! J. P. BlEoete.o. Chairman.
MIr. Key then moved that the Convention should now
proceed to take into consideration the report of the ma
jucrity of the Committee on Public Education. which mo
tion prevailed.
On the report of the majority of the Committee being
read as folows. to-wit:
TITLE VII.
P .Ln: s:DT' coms-.
Article -. The General Assembly shall establish free
Public Schools throughout the State, and shall provide
for their support by general taxation on property or other
wie ; and all moneys so raised or provided shall be dis
tributed to each Parish in proportion to the number of
children between such ages as shall be fixed by the Gen
eral Assembly.
Art.--. The proceeds of all lands heretofore granted
by the United States to this State for the use or support
of schools. and of all lands which may hereafter be granted
or bequeathed to the State, and not expressly granted or
bequeathed for any other purpose. which hereafter may
be disposed of by the State, and the proceeds of the
estates of deceased persons to which the State may be
come eutitl.ld by law. shall be held by the State as a loan.
and shall be and remain a perpetual fund. on which the
t-e,: ha!l lay an annual interest of six per cent ; which
tentrest. together with the interest on the trust funds de
p,-ted with this Ptate by the United States. under the
act of Congrees approved June 23T 1836. and all the rents
of the unsold lands shall be appropriated to the support
ot such ochools. and this appropriation shall remain in.
All moneys arleing from the sales which have been, or
may hereafter be made. of any hands heretofore granted
by the United States to this State,for the use of a Sem
inary of Learning, and from any hind of donation that
may hereafter be made for that purpose. shall be and re
main a perpetual fund, the interest of which, at six per
cent per annum. shall be appropriated to the support of a
Seminary of .earning for the promotion of Literature
and the Arts and Sciences. and no law shall ever be made
diverting said fund to any other use than to the estab.
lishment and improvement of said Seminary of Learning.
Mr. Ilebert offered the following as a substitute to the
came. ttc wit:
Article -. The Legislature shall provide for the elec
tion by the people of a Superintendent of Publi Instruc.
tion, who shall hold his omee for four years, and whose
cltties shall be prescribed by law, and who shall receive
such compensation a- the Legislature may direct.
The Legislat ure shall encourage by all suitable means,
the promotion of intelleictual. eien titfe and moralimprove
ment. The proceeds of all lands that may be granted by
i., I nited States to this State, and not required to be
applied to a specifie object, and all estates of deceaed per
s ca, to which the State may become entitled by law. and
alc~, uch per cent. as may be granted by Congress for the
sales of public lands in this State shall remain a perpetual
fund. the interest of which, and such other means as the
Lcgi-lature may provide. shall be appropriated to the usme
of Common Schools throughout the State.
The Legislature shall provide for a system of Common
Schools, by which aschool shall be kept up and supported
in each Distriet. at least three months in every year; and
any School District neglecting to keep up such a school,
may be deprived of its proportion of the interest of the
school fund during such neglect.
The University shall be retained as at present, subject
to such laws as the Legislature may make for its improve
ment and prosperity.
On motion of . lr. St. Paul. the above substitute was laid
-n the table.
.ir. Preaux then offered the following as a substitute to
the report of the majority of the Committee on lublic
TITLE VII.
Article --. Wisdom and knowledge. as well as virtue.
dittused generally among the body of the people. being
necesary for the preservation of their rights and libertlies,.
and as these depend on spreading the opportunities and
advantages of education in the various parts of the coun
try, and among the people, it shall be the duty of the
Legislature and magistrates. in all future periods of this
lGoermcnt.t to cherish the interest of literature and the
sciences. and all Universities and Seminaries of them;
especially the University of Louisiana and the Public
Schools of the State; to eucourage private societies and
public institutions, even by rewards and immunities for
the promotion of agriculture. arts, sciences, commerce.
trades. manufactures and a natural history of the coun
try . to countenance and inculcate the principles of hu
manity and geneel obnevolunce, public and private
charity industry and frugatlity. honesty and punctuallity
in all their dealiogs; sincerity. good humor. and all social
afotctions and generous sentiments arong the people.
Art.-. The University of loauiio:ma, u*tablished in the
city of NewoUrleaus. shall cnlinue toa be coutposed of four
twulties, to wit : one of Icw. one of Mediciae. one of
Natural Sciences, and one cf Letters.
Art -- Thie Logislature hall have power to paes such
laws cs may be necessary fbr the further regulation of the
U Lvereity andforthl promotionof the interests of Litera
are and the Sciences. But shall be under no obligatioans
to contribut, to the support of said University by appro
priations.
Art. --. The Legislature shall establish free Public
Schools throughout the State: and shall provide means for
their support by taxation on property or otherrwise.
Article -. The proceedsaof all lands heretoflbre granted
Ily the Inited States to this State. for the use or support
of rcllools, and of all lands which may hereafter be
greanted or bequeathed to the State and not expressly
granted or be cueathed for any other purpose, which
h-creafter may be disposed of by the State. nod the pro
creis of the estates of deceased persons to which the State
-ncy becme entitled by law.shall be held by the State as
a loan. and shall be and remain a perpetual fund. on
which the State shall pay nan nnual intrest of six per
cent. wbhich iuterect. together with all the rents of unsold
lands. shall be appropriated to the support of the Publio
Schoolb and the appropriation shall remain inviolable.
Art. -. AU moneys rising from the sales which have
been or may her-after be made of any lads heretofore
granoted to this Statefor the use of aSeminary of Learning,
and from any kind of donation that may hereafter be
made for that purpose. shall be and remain a perpetual
fund. the interest of whleb. at six per cent. per annum.
shall he appropriated to the support of a Seminary of
Learning for the promotion of Literature and the Arts and
Sciences, and no law shall ever be made devoting said
fund to any other use than to the establishment and im
provement of add Seminary of Learning.
Art. -. The Legislature shall pro-ide by law for ajust
dlioributiou among each parish in proportion to the
number of the children between such ages as shall be
fixed by the General Assembly, of all moneys raised by t
taxstlon for the me or support of Public Schools.
Art. -, There shall be a Superintendent of PolbA ltd
ueation who shall hold his omce for two years; he shall
be elected by the qualified votere of the State ; his dutih,
hall be prescrihbed by law ; he phall receive such com.
prolsation as the Legislature may direct.
Mr. Avery then moved to lay on the table the a.bti.
tute offered by Mr. Preaux and the reportof the majority
of the Committee on Public Educaton, which motioo
prevailed.
Mr Avery then moved to take up for considnratin titl,
seven of the Constitution of 1845 under the hadl ,f Publi.
Education. in lireao the report of tihe majority f the IC,
mittee on Public Education, whichmotion prevailtd.
The fitrt article of said tide being the 1011 articleof thb
prsent Constitution and being read as follows, t, wit:
TITLE VIJ.
PUnLIe FDCArTi.
Article 193. There shall be appointed a Soperiotendont
of Public Educationw. ho shall hold his office for twr
years. His duties shall be prescribed by law. He shalh
receive such eompenpation as the Legi-lature may direct
Mr. Lohdell ofered the following substitute to the abovr
article, to wit:
Article 133. Public Education in this State shall be
under the superintendence of the police juries of the re
spective parishes, and the municipal authorities of th,
respective cities and towns of the State.
Mr. Avery moved to lay the substitute upon the table
which motion prevailed.
Mr. Todd sked leave to have his vote recorded, and
voted against the motion of Mr. Avery to lay on thq tabll
the substitute offered by Mr. Lobdell.
Mr. Pugh then offered the following subetitute to th,
133d article of the present Constitutitution. to wit :
Article 133 There hall be elected at each general rlectior
of the people of this State aSuperintendent of Public Edt
cation, who shall hold his ofice for two yeoas. His du.
ties shall be prescribed by law. and he shall receive ude
compensation as the Legislature may direct.
Pending whioht on motion, the Convention adjourned
until 3 o'clock e.).r
EVENLNG SESfSION.
PFonoo. July 30, 1552.
The Convention met pursuant to adjournment.
Present-Hon. D. F. Kenner. President of the Conven
tion. in the chair, and eighty-one delegateo
On motion of Mr. Risk, the reading of the journm war
dispensed with.
oRDER or THE DAY--.NFItISHED RCBatl"ES.
TheConvention resumed the consideration of articel
133 of the present Constitution. under the title of Pobl,
Education. with the substitute offered by Mr. Pughl
whieh were under consideration when the Conventiol
adjourned.
Mr. Jnrninge moved to strike out from the sub-titutl
now under consideration, the word -.two," and insert it
lieu thereof the word four."
Mr Key moved to lay on the table the motion offered
by Mr. Jennings, which motion prevailed.
Mr Key then moved to lay on the table the substitutr
offered by Mr. Pugh.
On said motion Mr. Richardson. of O. called for tht
yeas and nays. which resulted as follows :
Meslsrs. Addison. Bernard. Beale, Bullard, Byrne. Car.
ter. Cotton. Conrad. Delony. Declouet. Douglass. Duffs,
Edwards. Eustis. Farmer. Guion. Hatch. Hatrris. Hatrg
Ilerron. lHough. Ilodges, Jones. Key. King of Jackson
Lobdell.le M illen. Mathews of Point Coupee. Mlong
Patterson. Pierce. Phillips. Richardson of Ouachita. Iich.
ardson of St. Mary. Sandidge. St. Paul. Smart. Shan
Scarborough. Shelton. Smith of West Felicianoa. Smith of
Wion. Tallaferro. Thompson, Todd, Toulouse, Williams
and Wilcoxon--48 yeas.
Meessrs. Avery, Amant. Bradford. Benjamin. Besancon,
Bienvenu. Brother. Boudousquie. Buisson. Catellanos.
Dufour, Dugue. Edwords of Orleans, Oardere. Hays. IHe
bert. Hernandez: Isaacks, Jennings, Jourdan. Lapeyre.
Leefe. Leeds. LeBlane. Lyle. McIhenoy. 3Mathews of Or
leans. Moss. Palfrey, Paxton. Preaux: Pugh. Reeves, Rix.
ner. Risk. Roeelins. Roman. Ronquillo. Staes. Sibley
Simms. Stewart, Tatman, Talbot. Van Wickle, tillere.
Waddill and Whittington-48 nays.
There being a tie. and the President voting in the ne
gative. declared the motion to lay on the table as lost.
The motion then being on the adoption of Mr. Pugh'.
substitute.
Mr. Avery called for the yeas and nays, which resulted
as followso
Messrs. Akenhead, Avery. Armant. Bradford.Benjamit
Besancon. Bienvenu. Drother. Boudousquie. Buisson. Coa
tellanos, Dufowm. Dugue. Edwards of Orleans, Eggleston
Eustis, Oardere. lays. Hebert IIernandez. Isaacks. Jan.
ninga, Jourdar. Lapeyre. Leefe. Leeds. LeBlanc. Lyle. Me
Ilhenny, Mathews of Orleans, Mose, Paxton. Pocaux
Pugh. Reeves. Rixner. Risk. Roselius. Roman, Ronquillo
Staes. Smart, Shaw. Sibley. Simms, Stewart. Tatman. Tal
bot. Villere. Waddill and Whittington-51 yeas.
And Meser. Addison. Bernard. Beale. Bullard. Carter
Cotton. Connly. Conrad. Delony. Declouet. Douglaes.Duf.
fel. Edwards of Washington. Farmer. Guion. Hatch. liar
rie. lHargis. Ilerron. Hough. Hlodgeo. Jones. Key. King i
Jackson. Lobdell, MciMillen. Mathews of P. C . Mong,
Palfrey. Pterso. It-cer.ierce. Phillips. Richardson of lou
chits. lti.hardson of St. Miary. Sandidge. St. Paul. Scar
borough. Shelton. Smith of West Feliciano:. mnith I
Winn. TMiaftrro, Thompson. Todd. Toulouse Voanli.kBle
Williams and Wilcoxon-1-7 nays.
Consequently the motion Iprevailed. and the ubstitute
offered by Mr. Pugh was ac.-ordingly adopted.
.Mr. Palfrey having voted with the iajority on the
adoption of the substitute offeredL by itr. Pu1h to arti00
13,93 of the Constitution. moved for oc r-eeonideratin of
the same. which was granted.
The substitute and original article being then before the
Convention, Mr. Palfrey moved to reject the article and
the substitute. )n said lmotion tlhe yeas and nays wero
callod, and resulted as follows :
Messrs. Anderson of Carroll, Addison, Bernard. Beale
Bullard, Carter. Cotton. Connely. Conrad, Delony. De.
clouet, Douglass. Dufour. Edwards of Washington. For
meor Guion. Iatch. Harris. Hargis. Herron. IIough. HIodge,
Jourdan, Jones, Hey. King of St. Landry. King of Jackson
Lobdell. MIcMillen, Mathews of P. C.. Mlonge, Nicholls
Olivier. Palfrey, Patterson, Price, Pierce, Phillips, Rich
ardson of Ouachita, Richardson of St. Mary, Roysden
Sandidge, St. Paul, Smart. Shaw. Searborough. Smith of
W. F.. Smith of Winn. Taliaferro. ThompDon Todd. Tou
louse. VanWickle. Wilitams and Wllcoxon-55 yeas.
And Mesers ad.kenbchd. Aery. Armant. Bradford. Bell
jamin. Beanucon. Bienvenu. Brother, Btondo,usqui, B-yerc
Buissone.Byrne. CGastllnos, Dalfeire. Duffour, Dugue. Ed
waoord of Orleanse. Eggbeton. Eustis. llardere Ilayc. llhbert
lhernandez,. luacks, Jennings, Lapeyre, Ltef. Lo-"ds. L,
Blanc. Mcllieuny. Mathews of Orleans, 3o,s, Paxton.
Preaux. Pugh,. ieeves. llixuers,Iliok. Roseius, lilal,
lRouquillo, Sltae. bhelton. Sibley, Summs. Ttnma u, Toalbot.
Villere, Waddill and cWhittington-.ti nays.
ItCousquootly. the motion prevailed, and the originid
article of the Consittitution and the eubelitute of Mr. Pugh
were accordingly rejected.
Messrs. Ilerron. Beale and Conrad offered the following
as their reasons for voting against the substitute oTlleod
by Mer Pugh. to article 183 of the ConstitOtion. and asked
that the same should be spread on the journal, which wa,
granted, to-wit:
We voted to lay Mr. Pugh's subltitute to article 13 ofl
the Constitution on the table, because we are oppoeed t,,
the creation of the office of Superintendent of Public
Schools. If the office is to be created, we prefer his being
elected by the people to any other mode of appointme.nt
Mr. Bullard offered the following article. to be inserted
in lieu of article 133 of tile present Cuonstltltion:
Article 13 T.he Soeretery of State sloll be ex-olioci
Superintrendent of Public Educeatioll. Ili dlti.s shall be
prescribed by law. Il shall receive such addlitiontl ,com
pensaution as thte Legistlature may direct.
Sr.Jeuniugs rmoved to lay the habovr sulbtituts on the
table.
On said motion the yeasr and nays we-re clled, and re
sultrled as follbws :
Meoars. Akenrhlead, Avery. Anderson of c':trroll. Aldieon
Bradfiord. BT njamin. tesanUcou. BOlesnouIll..r oo t ilo
son. Ilyrne, Castelllauos. Caer Cot Cotton. Connlty lslllr,
Delony. Decbouot. Douglasr. Ilufour. Duglll-. Duteil. Ei
wards of Orleans. Edwards of Waehingtotl. Etgglestonl .
Eustis. Gardere. Itateh. Ilebert. Ilerllnaudez. Itraack. Je
nings, Jones. Kley, King of St. Laudlry, Lapeyre. bLeeof
Leeds, Mcllhenuy. Stathews of Orleoals. MosS Monge.
Nicholls. Olivier of St. Mary. Palfrey. Paxton. Patterson,
Preaux. Price, Pugh. Richardson of St Mary. Rixner,
Risk, Ronquillo. St. Paul, Staes. Smart. Smith of Wino.
Tatman. Talbot. Thompson, Toulousee Whittington and
Wilcoxon--4 yeas.
And Messrs. Bernard, Balee, Boudousquie. Boyer. Pul
lard. Conrad, Farmer, Guiol. tlarris. Otargis, lHerron.
Iodge-, Jourdan. King of Jackson. LeBltne, Lobdell.
McMillen. Mathews of Poiot Coupee. 'Pierce. Phillips.
Reeves. Richardson of Ouachita. Roselius. Roysdeu. Ban
didge. Shaw, Shelton. Scarborough, Smith of Woet Felici
ana. Sibley. Simms. Taliaferro, Van Wickle. Villere. Wad
dill and Williams--36 nays.
Consequently the motion prevailed, and the substitute
offered by Mr. Bullrd was laid on the table.
On the 1Mthartiete of the present Constitution being
taken up and read as ffllows.to wit :
Art. 134. The Legislature shall establish free Public
Schools throughout the State, and shall provide means for
their support by taxation on property or otherwise.
Mr. HIatch offered the following as a substitute to the
above article. to wit :
Art. -. The General Assembly shall establish free Pub
Uc Schools throughout the State, and shall provide for their
support by general taxation on property or otherwise ; and
all moneys so raised or provided, shall be distributed to
each Parish in proportion to the number of children be
twene ps h ages asbha be fixed by the General Aembly
Pending whiebfon motion, thefConeonlionadjoureed
until to-morrow at9 'lokt . ' . w.
i1i. a,. uly'1, mil:. b
The Conventioh met pur ,rant adjArme
P'rpeent: Hon. D F. Kenner. President of the Convere
:ion in the ehaie, and eighty-oif delegatet.
o mrtion rf Mr. Farmer. Ilave of :.~nce wae graonted
o lr 1e-rd
S.r .Totfriem &.FIte - ieect fron the I'arc'h of Avoyeis
tapt ore d and took his 'ceat
tMr. Richard-on. of tOu.ehite etflrrcl the fonr.ewing roee.
.uten. which being read. was on motion adopted:
lt-esolved. That darnlo te I daye se--ion nomemh'
hall spe.ak on any one ,eue'stin more than five menute,
at any one time "
Mr Dufour t eflred the follo'wing reslutlon which beinl
read. wan on motion adopted:
• I:eonlved, That the Secretay of the Convention b
ndt is authorized to employ an additionalAecordingCie r
o a.eit in enrolling the Constitution."
Mr. Gardere. on behalf of the Committee on Contingei
t'spensee. offeed the following resleutiont whieh bein
'end. waf on motion adopted:
" ResolAwd, That the 'rle.ident of the Convention b
uthorized to effect a loan for the use of said ('onmentir.
which shall not exceed the sum of seven thiou· nd dollear
nd at a rate of interest not exceeding ix per cent. tp:
Mr. Benjamin offered the followimg resolution. whiet
wing read. was on motion adopted:
tlesolved. That one thouantt eopies of the debate= i:
er.eolh und five hundred in French he printed Idi add,
tot to the number already ordered."
On motion of Mr. Jeueiugs the Convention took up ft
-ontideration the reieolutian offe-red by him on yesterdat
oncerncmg the time to be allowed to thRe pn.r en
lerktce of the ',onvention to ecmplete the lalor dct.etli.
pon them in their relt.etive capaeitiet .
Tact part of the resolution ootrne ing the Reponrt
-,rg read._
Ofl motion of Mer. Cotton the words - thirty days' wa.i
tri,:ken out. and "'sixy days" inserted in lieo thegeof.
On motion the rperotion ass mended was ad, pted.
The eacond part of ttio coi the rerslution coteetein thetCek
,f the Convention being taken p and read.
On motion of Mr. Jenninge the blank ih the same .y
th lI with the word -twenty." and on a further motioe.
:he resolution as amendled was adopted.
tIr. Benjamin. on behalf of the Otamittee on Style
ebmitted the flilowing report. to-.t :
The Committee on Style beg hlave to repote on eitil
even-Internal Improvements: -
That the only change rcommended in this title is t;
te tirt article. by userting in the second line. after tIa
wordl - divided.'l the words -'by the Legislature." tnd I
he third tine, after - dl,trict the words -by the e:o
lrecoft.' [Signed] J. P. BIerot u
.on motion the r port waee concurred iu.
Jr. Williams having. on yest rday. voted with the m
erity on the motion to rceect artilet 113 of the CaFt'''
ten-o moved for a rteonsdeation of the same. wblkh w:
rented.
TI. 13i 'lrticle being tlwn bofire the Coaveention. SM
liiei.ame offered the followeng , a substitute to thesam.
--Them shall be elerted at the first general eletoer.
fter the adoption of thin Constitution. and verey tw.
.ears thereafter. F Superintendten of Pt'mlic Educatlon
'huo .bail hold hi cfflee for two yere. Iil duties ohp
,e prescribed by law. and he shall receive such compensa
inn as the Legislature may direct. Phovided that the
ineral Assembly shalt hare power, by -a vote of three
ifths of the members elected to both Itousem to aboliet.
the said office of Superintendent of Pubic Education
ehenever. in their opinion, maid office theft be no logen
neceseary."
On motion of SIr. Iatch thi words '" threerfiftbsh were
trlcten ont. and the words " a majority were insertet
n lien thereof.
Mr. Williams moved for the adoption of the above sub
titute as amended.
On said motion the yeas and nays were called, and re
ulted adfollows:
IMeers. Avery. Andferton of Carrolt. Armant. Bradford.
Iunjamin. BDrnerc. Dienrnou. Brother. Boudoisiqui,
.eyer. Bullard. Bui'son. Byrne. Castellanos, Campbell
)alfoeree. bufour, Duure. Edwards of Orleans. Eggletn
u.oti. Gardere. Guitne. IHatch. Iearrise. largis. Hebert
hlern:md, s. IHough. Hlunt. ILancks. Jennigs. 'Jourdanr.
Iolnm Jofrion. Key. eLapeyre. Leefe. Lee'lin LeBlanc. Lot
itll. Lyle. Metlhency. Mathews of Orleans. Mathews o :
I oint Coupee, Parham, Paxton. Ireaun, Phillips, Pygl.
'lees.e. Picner. Risk. ILOteliun. Roman. Rt.quillo. Stahe.
4mart. Shaw: Scarborough. Smith of Winn. Sibley. Siolmm
itewart. Tatman. Talbot. Thompson. Toultutee. YanWickll
cllhre. Waddill, Willinam, Wthittington and Wiceoxon
N4 yeas.
And Messrs. Addison. Beale. Carter, Cotton, Connely
'onrctd, Douglass. Duffel. Edwards of tWashington. itl
ter. Herron. Itodg.s. King of St. Landry. King of Jack
on. tMcMillen. 3Martin. Munge. Pallfry. Pattereon. Piere
'ticbhrdson of Ouachita. Reyeden. Sandidge. Sheltole
i'alialter.o. Todd--2 nays
Cc'ncequcenty tlhe alubtittloe of Mr.-illiams. as amended
,' ad- ,pted.
e :t:cilec ,ft.reot rtho fl'. .inn rese iution. which bcingp
read. was ,n mlion laid on the table.
Its'olved. That the member from .Lafayette. )Ir. Ant
foult use. lately e. l'cte t., thiei C.nventeion. he fully en
lteldl to hi= p.. ,,t to lbgic on thy Ith of July. up t
LI adlj.ourlltnt of tlt- t:nounvncion.
IMr. dandidge Ofer.l tile t',dluwing resolution, wh'ch
I,etlo read. wis on montion audeptp l :
li--eclved. That tile Sreertary of elate- b r- eetttd t,
preynt. hi ttee nllme of thle Couveutieu. to each of ti
,er ee.d getntlemlen who halve so promptly ofleiatel at th.
,peueng of our dally eesIxlnsc. a weltl ound copy of It.
hournal and Debates. as some small malk c(f the reopeel
,)f its several members.
SIr Rtichardsou, of Ouachita. offered the following rso'
utitn, which Ibeing read, wao on motion adopted :
]ItUoled. That the fifteen thou-and copies of the Con
ctitution ordered to be printed ehall be delivered to th
eecretary of the Convention within twenty days. wh
-hall superiltend the proper distribution thereof to the
uembers of this Convention. by mail or otherwise.
Tb-,-f it of IntR .e.1--tttLF\,ee s+ m:oi.tVIn .
Thy: Conurention re(.suntd the cn.lideration of artiet
i4 f the L Con.titutionu wheih wa< under consideratio:
n y, terlay when ttle lt'nvention adjourned.C an ale
hle s b-,t ue Ilred by Mtr. ll.ttteh.
I' h.l,h!L , l·l. red a, aiu ntnndment to the eubltitut"
,f,-.rItby Mo r. Ilathee. -t, in.-rt aller fIe word- "-f .
cr, e, rty." II, f, llhwine t ,,rde .. . hco y the lete-.cdo ef th,
..le 1,f thle .,.hoeti landl, within thLe wlrt cire parirbh."
Tf , e tLth'ticen b- ing ,t the ,,.l',,'tio' of the substitute,
-u nl.lleu ltlo ly thl - tee o. e tle thti,he Mrit. Ila:It h cal
fr l, ye'as aud uny. twhich e>ulted as follows:
. er Arltlant. tlltradrdl. Blteu-veuu. rothcr. Bais, n
m.lont Iv. Dufour. DuttoBl, clirdere. f ed:. Slathewt of Or.
teca-. M1.Lhoew of t'. C . '.lrbat. I'hillitpn levots. Rtxnoe
-hew. Stb ,y and Vat'Wtckle--IU ylao-.
Ant )Me.e'r. Akenhll:,-. .\vy, Auh-lrews. Ander.on !
F'ae'r,.l .\dditon. lb.njamein, lie tleL. i I:eale. l-eudon-quie
Dloyr. Bullard. Catlll:tl)os. ('atter. L'antl bclllb . Cottec
eonrad. Dtclferes,. tell-ey. ,-tuelce. t)Dugue,. Eidwards t
're-,ans. E:dwardcs eoi t \aehington. Egglectou, fEutis, oar
,ir, ionu , latch Ilrri.e. Ioargie. terrn o. lebeert. h.e
',ondez. llnoug.. llednou. ltoUl. -laeckh.Jecnino Jourdall
.,oe.-. .lofrion. Key. King IfSt aundry.Kliug of Jackl,
Ieeti Lelllaue. L"ell II. Lyle. MetTlheany. McStllen. Mar
far,. M Sriu, elonge. iNwh,.ll. talfrey. L . Pax eo.Pattersou
Pn aux.Pierce. 'lugh, lchardotntf ot Ueachita, liek. ILu
.oc.[ , nhty-d-et. RoEeuaittt'. mScditeo enmrt Swa
y -,oe, ot'oh bhito hithof tfoe t-,elms.tewart
ntote , Talollt. T-e- foi, . Timtmolete,. T-,dd. VtnWick,-.
tuitll. ~Willitams nud teihu-eou-- utao>.
Ctcu,,,eiotlt[ hob ulntlioll to lily ol the talewase lo-i
factn oo f oeurth t- uini h o tiubtihute ofv' articlelddewa
St, Ph'liUlpt akelel Icate to have his vote recrdeh'
aotainot the rado.ptiene tIe, above soubotitute, wMehic m.
M r. Dutfol proseoted the f ellowing cL h reasouen for ve
tingcagtiuot the adouptin of the abovo hubstitute:
I vote yee. hebctese I wish th, dietribuoitn ot the money
to be left to tile wisdlom cf the OGeneral Assembly.
[Figued] DTceEL.
Mr. Conncly rubmltted tIe following as hi reasons foe
oriog againtl the above suehtitute:
Scv-oe ngaiost the substitute becnes I prefer the arti
cLe 1tlt of the Conotituetionc of let5.
[Signedl G. F. Coolnsr.
The l:lyth artilet of tbe present Constitution being to
kln up and oand as flfows, to-wit :t
SArtite 133l The proceecds of all lands heretofore grant
Id by the United States to this State fcr the use and sn0,
port of echoolm. and uf atl lands which may hereafter bt
granttd or beoqueathed to the State. an. not expreel:.
gran tfd or bolqtuathod fior any ether purpose, wthich hrc .
after may be dleponed of by the State. and the proeced
qf the etates of drcrtsed eerone to whichl the State may
5ecome entitled by law. shoil be held by tle ,ate as .,
Loan, and hl be and remaiuin a perpetuaol fund,.n which
the State shall pay nu annuaol interest of six per cent .
Which interestl. togefthler with all the rents of the unsolt
bnds. ehall be approprinted to the support of such sehuol.
and this appropriation halil remaie inevoltble.
tMr. they efrecd the fulowing articlo of the report ,f
tec majority of the Committee on Public Education, as n
ebstitute to the above articele, to wit:
Art. 135i. The proceeds of elf latnd heretofore granted
by tle United States to thi' Statte f-r the ut e or ' upport
of shoolso and cf ah lands whiil may hereafter be granted
or bequeathed to he . tase. and not elpteely '~laotl O "r
thqueathtd for any .thr purpose, which herafter may btt
liopo'ed of ay the o ratt. and th+ roreeels of tA.e.tatet of
tIrttn d persona to which the Statp may beeom Battle'd by
I w -hall l,e hild bythe tate aa '. n. and shall hbe and r -
tatin a perpestnl fud, on whieit tri .e te shate pay an
" iunual inteerea. If tia er cent , wh.,b interest together
'it.h th, iontrrtt on the trs.t fost deposited .wth this
tate by the Unitedl States, unter thoeat of Congrer ap
praved June 23. 1836. and all the rents of the nasold
. - hall b." approprmted to the sopport of seh shools,
.tod this appropriltion shall remain invioltabe.
Un motiont the absoe substitut was adopted. in lieu of
he original artiele 13, of tho Constitution of ]846.
T:,e Conveetir,n thettooik op artdle 136 of ths ont
.,, titution.awhieh read s follows. to wit: "" -..
irt. 136. All moneys arising from the sale whs e shhre
d-am'or may hereafter be made of any lands hbletfore
rnted by tha[jsite States to this tate, for the e of a
'emitary of earding, and from any 1k1 of omatlon
hat may hereafter be made for that purele. ut he
Cod remain a p-rpotual .td. the interest of whlAI six
o.t cent, per annum shall he appropriated to the saot
f a Semtinary of I.arning for the promotion & Literature
-d the Arts and sciencet loeo aqjhalt ever be maos
Ioertirtg satio und to aoy' swt nstbat to the esab
ihment taudlipr ermest of sad Seminary of Learning.
On motion, the atove article was adopted wetheot
Uo toe l37th aticle of the pres>at being
sken up oold read a fotlows. tte It
.trtile: 1,7 An Uaiv.t shot be s.tll ibothe
':ity of Noewrltas. 4iltli be omos of f Ofa.ul
: oe. to-i a: one of w. o oneff ltedit s,oneteliNatu.
A Sciencep. and one of Letters.
lir Eustia otf-red the following artieles as enatte
r the astove article, sa.also to articles l88 ad 180t,.
Article 137. The University of Louisiana in NewOrteans
e now eathbetihe~ shall be ma ained.
Art. 13. The Legislature shall have power topse s.ch
.,ws n oy be mteety for the future regaiasion of the
iLS . and for the promotion of thinMerate otf-er.
turtdossd the Sciensee, but Shall'tbt'her m h eohlste
, ontritbute to th- support of the Uivets..sby
0n motiton thIs ae,-ve artiesa weese-doptet m .
......to te. 7 It...a ad llsof the poamst Ostlt r
1Ir King, of. p an behalf of the Committee
Shcluialt d tlWtilowing report, to-wit
TITLE -,
trt -. T'e Cotk satiotn aUloptd in eighttedbstdr.l
a. fot'ty- . is tec 'ad to b+' Psuperceded by thetthseti
ia . au iu order to esrry thor seme into efeit, it is
rl, by t..lr.. and ordainedl ts flllows : '
Art. - Ail rights. aetlne. proseeetiCoe. ets and
,utrhetsas well of indolvdwalt ae of bodies . ot.
noo all laws in fdte at the time of the adsptf is
,mstitmion, and not idmsat inent therewith. e on
anueso if th.same haodot ben'adopted.
Art. - In or.lr that no inconveniene may rest to
... public et.soeo from the tatigdffetof this Conetitn
t. no ontce ethgil be supercded thereby ; but the ltos
of the Sbtate relative to the dutiet ,los several ofees,.
ltoxtive. Judicial and Militay. rei tu'n fuil
ice though the oame e dontray t thb dfolsetti.tln.
oad thLe r.eer-A dltotb .l he put forereittl fe e
ve roffice of tbeosta tot to
,tl the ormatt rn.
tt.ttint. and the st ' e ltaeoffig ft 1tinse sawf e t1C I
to' appointeld ant,-r Goe't-oomroept artno doe tie.
Art -. Appoia:mtt tsal.tot.5e by the Pxeutieethidr
. ;.lon -tLa.tion. hball be mnad, }y the G'.vrm ti eI
,-setd unlyhr ite auxthor ty
Art. - ThL- Iegie-tuae shill prid. ftor theretmral
, fl enures norw penhing in tihe Auparme or w Br Courts
t tte State unr itte Gth. (t.tlttution of 12 to ..oste
rated by pe under ttis Cion.titut!ior.
Art -. T.t timeto f ~s.rica of a't omicers rhnoseaby the
,t.t!e at t'h'etlrt (tleetitn uithlr thtefonotitution. shotll
rminato at to tha th el5 ettton id bpn hbolde on the
irst louday oftNotmbier. 1861, and they had entered on
he discharge of. their dutier at tsf time desgsoated
herein. The tl-. elasse of Beltatos designated inarticle
oventeen. shad hod their seata until the dTy'ot fise
tosing of the oeneral electionshe Novkmber. ISti. and the
-econd class unte the day of the closing of the p'.ital
lections in November. 18-55.
Art. -. The fst election for Tles of thde Bopifrme
our shall be h, d on thefitrt M y of Aprl sext,
185.) and they shat eater into o..¢e on itiet Mon
lay of lay. 1853.
Art. - The fist term of office of the Dietltt A.tot.
t.ys. and tho Clerks of the Inferior Court;.atobe ordered
nd etsablishted nder this Cenetitution. shal be regula
tedl bl tilhe term of sertice of the ihrot Oosv o that
now electiqn for theoe offiden shalU blthi the toost
londoy of Novtmber. 155.
TITLE - '.l ,,,,
Article -. Immesdiate y after the ot
'nnveution. the Glovernor shall isFuel . p
iir eting the S.:verapl offieers of thi Stateauth
,w tohold elettions for members of the General
4y. to open ad hotld a'pdoll in every Parish of the
L the plaed designated by law, upon thees fir Tardas of
iovember next. for the purpose of taking the snoso of the
,,o:d people of this State in r, gard to the adoption or e
,tetion of this Constiutiont ; and itahat be thodsty of
aid officers to recoivo the votes of al persona entitled to
:to under the old Constitution and under this Conetite
ton Each voter shall express his opinion by depoaittfg
o a separate box. to be khpt for that purpose.- a ticket,
herreou shall be written o- the Constitution acepted." or'
the Conotitution r'ejected." or some such word cs will
o-tioetly convey the intention bofthe voter. Atthe con
lu;ie of s:ai election, whichshali he conduotedin every
,tct as tohe geuerm - tate eleotion is now conducted.
to ,',mmioit.iontr< designatod to preside over the same.
hall earetauiiyo esmne nod count.eac ballot do deposi.
, od. lnd .ball ibrthitoi m'oko due returns tkereot to Lt.
-toretary oft late. tne untotmily to"t prtl spieons of the
xi.tio: tlaw uson ti.e suiji.-ot f electioo'
Art -. Upon the revitl,t of the s4 rturns, or on the
Ifh Iltoaoaty to: SrNtvem c:. if the returns be not asmoer
ctloivtl.it th:tll be the duly of the Goiuvrnor. the Seere
alye f State. thte Atorney Ge.nrnml and the State Tra
arvr. in the presence rf all such persons as may choose
, attend. to compare the votes eivot at the said poll for
he ratiteatlhU and ro jectton of tills Constitution. and if
Sshaltl appear from said rt urns that a mojority of all the
" otts givon are ttor ratifying this Coa.titutlon, then it
hiall be the duty of the Governor to make proclmation
ft hat fact. and thesceforth this Constitutio shall hbe
'daiued and ettablthied as the Constitution of the state
f Louisiana. But Whether this Constitution be acoepted
r rejected. it stall he the duty of the Governor to eame
be published in the offieil paper of the Convention the
utrot tthe pollts tlwilng the nmulber of votiso cet in
Sitt parish fior and agaist the said Constitution.
Art -. Should thti Constitution be aeepted by the
. t, it -haili al. be the duty of the Govrnor forthwith
Si--m. I;i, Ilramt-ti u. lectlarion the prn:ent Legisla
ilr. ol,'tct"d utlder tohe old tC't.titutton. to be diseolted.
.ndl lirectitng tht, several oltote r of the Stale authorized by
v to h.ld ,etionus or mrPe.r of tht U ralAssembly,
u 1,L"l :n ,.I rctitt :t tnr !·,'t,:lene .t -igontedl by law. upis
the fooot h .thnday of JPetembt r next. 1832 for Govern, ._
oi,:ttl nante t Gvrnor, membra f the loTeera-Arscmbiyp.5
t to, taodlt.to, t. Ao n tod the returns thereof msad,. in c.n
mi )ty) th the exitigl laws upon the aubjehtot Srtat
tat -. T'Itho fltt't b.-.mstlyo etpoted under thit Con
-:1ttlll o ,tltovenet at the Sittle louse. io l.saon
t ,I.o'ol tr Ithi;rd 1 ondaty of Jaluary neat. 168
fIle the deetion; ald the Gov-reoroe ald'Lfeatelat.
;to reatr I et, at thol 'alllt time, shalilbe dul y -lstaloed
t otfieel during the first week of their seoio. aud.tb flUe
''oIl be ctompo.tuit for the said lGenerai Asombly to
poceetd wil tht, tranoaction of bu iwzh .
Art.- Ati the pu tiow hrto in oroorte shah he
umdt in th,, mil' jooIDL of lthe tConvt'ntiot.
Art. -- thois Coottittcios nohalt he l tlblielosd in B.aseb
l s:tLlt, in sth. otah..ijournal of theCvthoCt ln. from
tsLo totiotd ofo itt adjaoeu mesnt ctil the Ott 'Iovedaty Cf
On uoottot o f '.tr Kino. of St. Landry. the above roeport
,.l. talel t up and r<aoI articl by articls.
tlo the f.lloill articir being taken up aod roead c oo
[oprt the rteoiot rof t!te eaid retuot or tol the flrt
11tn tlt of Decembert if tt ,, r,-trts ie olt .ooner re
eoltdol t sttdto l t'e th ttiy f oib t Ia nor. th SCoeretry
cf ltore.the AttIl y G'lorol, ld the State 'treasurer.
' tht te OtrtFlce of .ll stItb t rpe;, no'- may ch0to e to at
rt, ud. to tf uopor tilot vts gv no :oI tLe oaid poll. fur tto
.'iifti a't rtlt oi jeetion of this Coa5ttitutio, and if it
hall appear troo m o id rt urnts th;t a mljority. all tOhe
v te gfiven is for rtttiftilte tthi t'onstitution. the. it shall
he th'odu ,of lto n,,tvernoro to mae pirooamatioof hat
tfactand othrenef ltth s dl'onstitttion shah be ordaled
alud establi.hetl a tht ttonotituti n of the Stote of Lotise
etnt. BuIt whtherl thoe is Constitrtlon be accepted or re.
',ctod. it shadli be the dulty of the Govenote to taslm to he
aublisht-d in the State paper the result of ta polls, show.
tug the number votets east in ea parish thror against
ItI saitl Constitustto.
Ir. lhrron mocved to strike out in the sam thie, wordsci
gvites given" ani to iseun in Ueu thestof the foliohin.
troo :-* All the voters of th State,. n aseortai:ted .by
Ihe number of totcs that inlay be cast ao tot Preideuti.li
.li-ctin.ewhlch wtl! o hb t.the o all so.'nd Tuesday
ic Novemtr next'?
On motion the ahtbe smeodmeot was laid on ti .hto
ond oo a furthitr motion ths report of the Comss ttr
tchtdule wo adopted without munudment. -
Mr. KIing. of St. Lasdry. halviong vottdoinots Ut
'-n the mootion to hdopt the subaotitute offered ~IlFft
Smu oossidea ttion of the lmes, which w oe lMtedt.
'Thesubstitse being theu bfoe he O nttt,
Mlr. Kiug. of St. Laudry. mtoodl tobtriksoutfrahi e'
Jame the followity words - "t the Erst generl eleetion a
after the adoption of this Constittiion, and evesy two
years thereafter , " whielh motion prevailed, and thl worods
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