U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition)

Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2021 Edition.

Third Committee on Representation

Committee consisting of a deputy from each state, charged with finding a suitable method of representation in the lower house of the legislature.

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Session 6306: 1787-07-09 11:00:00

Report of the Third Committee on Representation created.

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Proposition for the Third Committee on Representation

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That in the first meeting of the Legislature of the United States the first branch thereof consist of fifty six Members, of which number

New Hampshire shall have ..... Two.

Massachusetts .......................... Seven

Rhode Island ............................. One

Connecticut ............................... Four

New-York ................................... Five

New-Jersey ............................... Three

Pennsylvania ............................. Eight

Delaware ................................... One

Maryland .................................... Four

Virginia ....................................... Nine

North Carolina .......................... Five

South Carolina .......................... Five

Georgia ...................................... Two.

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