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OF THE

house of Representatives

OF

THE UNITED STATES,

BEING THE FIRST SESSION OF THE FIRST CONGRESS:

BEGUN AND HELD

AT THE CITY OF NEW YORK,

MARCH 4, 1789,

AND IN THE THIRTEENTH YEAR OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE SAID STATES.

VOLUME I.

Reprinted by order of the House of Representatives.

WASHINGTON:

PRINTED BY GALES & SEATOV.

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Being the eleven States that have respectively ratified the Constitution of Govern ment of the United States, proposed by the Federal Convention, held in Philadelphia, on the 17th of September, 1787.

CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, begun and held at the city of New York, on Wednesday, the fourth of March, 'one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine, pursuant to a resolution of the late Congress, made in conformity to the resolutions of the Federal Convention of the 17th September, 1787; being the first session of the Congress held under the Constitution aforesaid. On which day, the following members of the House of Representatives appeared and took their seats, to wit:

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But a quorum of the whole number not being present, the House adjourned until to-morrow morning eleven o'clock.

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