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MVB remarks on the elective franchise, 27 October 1821

Mr. Lansing moved to strike out that part of the section which makes doing military duty a qualification for voting.

A long debate ensued, in which Messrs. Lansing, Sharpe, E. Williams, J. Sutherland, Eastwood, Van Buren, and Tallmadge took part, when the question on Mr. Lansing's motion was taken, by ayes and noes, and decided in the negative, as follows:

NOES—Messrs. Barlow, Beckwith, Breese, Briggs, Brooks, Buel, Burroughs, Carver, Case, Child, D. Clark, R. Clarke, Collins, Cramer, Day, Dodge, Dubois, Eastwood, Edwards, Fairlie, Fenton, Ferris, Frost, Hallock, Hogeboom, Howe, Humphrey, Hunt, Hunter, Hunting, Huntington, Hurd, Knowles, Lawrence, Lefferts, A. Livingston, P. R. Livingston, M'Call, Millikin, Munro, Nelson, Park, Pike, Pitcher, Porter, Price, Pumpelly, Radcliff, Reeve, Richards, Rockwell, Root, Rosebrugh, Ross, Russell, Sage, N. Sanford, Schenck, Seely, Sharpe, Sheldon, I. Smith, Starkweather, Steele, I. Sutherland, Swift, Tallmadge, Taylor, Ten Eyck, Townley, Townsend, Tripp, Tuttle, Van Buren, Van Fleet, Van Ness, Verbryck, Ward, E. Webster, Wendover, E. Williams, N. Williams, Wooster, Young—84.

AYES—Messrs. Bacon, Birdseye, Duer, Fish, Hees, Jones, Kent, King, Lansing, Paulding, Rhinelander, Rogers, Rose, R. Smith, Spencer, Sylvester, Van Horne, J. R. Van Rensselaer, Van Vechten, Woods, Woodworth—21. 

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Source: Nathaniel Carter and William L. Stone, Reports of the Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of 1821, Assembled for the Purpose of Amending the Constitution of the State of New-York: Containing All the Official Documents . . . (1821)
Collection: N/A
Series: Series 3 (17 February 1815-2 December 1821)