306 PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION [17T6.
put, That the words "that salaries liberal, not profuse, ought to be
secured to the chancellor, and the judges during the continuance
of their commissions" be struck out, and the words, "That a libe-
ral salary ought to be secured to the chancellor during his contin-
uance in office, and that the judges be paid per diem for their ser-
vices during their term of sitting," be inserted? Carried in the
Mr. Fitzhugh, Mr. Williams, Mr. Shepherd,
J. Mackall, Schriver, Bond,
Bowie, Ridgely, Ewing.
Mr. Barnes, Mr. Carroll, Mr. T. Wright,
Fenwick, J. Wilson, Kent,
Plater, Bayly, Bruff,
Jordan, Sheredine, S. Wright,
Dent, Edelen, Edmondson,
Parnham, Beall, Gibson,
Grahame, J. Smith, Potter,
B. Hall, J. T. Chase, Mason,
Sprigg, Archer, Dickinson,
Marbury, Gilpin, Johnson,
J. Hall, D. Smith, Gust. Scott,
Worthington, Brevard, Geo. Scott,
S. Chase, Ringgold, Chaille,
Paca, Earle, Mitchell.
On motion of Mr. J. Hall, Resolved, That the words "in such
manner and at such time as the legislature shall hereafter direct,
upon consideration of the circumstances of this state," be inserted
in the 30th article, after the words "their commissions," and that
the words "and reasonable salaries or fees allowed to the officers,"
be struck out.
The order of the day, That this convention will resolve itself
into a comittee of the whole, to consider further of the form of
government for this state, being read, the same was referred till to-
Convention adjourns till to-morrow morning, 9 o'clock.
SATURDAY November 2, 1776.
Convention met. All members present as on yesterday, except
Mr. Sheredine. The proceedings of yesterday were read. Mr. T.
Smyth appeared in the house. Mr. Ringgold and Mr. H. Wilson