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The Members being assembled at the Athenæum, in the city of Baltimore, on Monday, the 21st day of May, 1832, at 11 o'clock, A. M.
Mr. Sumner, of New Hampshire, stated the objects of the meeting, and on his motion, John OVERTON, of Tennessee, was called to the chair.
Mr. Eaton, of Tennessee, stated that Mr. Overton was confined to his room by sudden indisposition, and on his motion, Robert Lu. CAS, of Ohio, was chosen to supply his place.
On motion of Mr. Burke, of Ohio, John A. Dıx, of New-York, was chosen secretary.
On motion of Mr. Hubbard, of New-Hampshire, it was
Resolved, That a committee to consist of one member from each State be appointed to report to the Convention the names of the Delegates in attendance.
A committee of 23 was accordingly selected by the delegates of the States represented.*
The Convention then adjourned till one o'. clock, P. M. to give the committee time to report.
ONE O'CLOCK, P. M. The Convention met pursuant to adjournment. The committee appointed to report to the Convention the names of the delegates in attendance, made the following report :
do Charles Henshaw.
do Wilkins Updike. Bristol.-James D'Wolf.
John W. Hardenbrook, Yonkers, Westchester co.-Sampson SimPoughkeepsie.-Nathaniel P. Tallmadge. Montgomery, Orange Co.-Charles Borland. Troy.-Henry Vail. Cocksakie.-Dorance Kirtland. Schenectady. --Alonzo C. Paige. Cherry-Valley. James O. Morse. Utica.--Henry Seymour. Fairfield, Herkimer co.-Abijah Mann, jr. Johnstown.--Abraham Morrell. Union Village.- John Gale. Plattsburg.--Heman Cady. Oswego. —Theophilus S. Morgan. Ogdensburg.-Ransom H. Gillet. Oxford.—John Tracy. Onondaga.—Jonas Earll, jr. Cazenovia. -Charles Stebbing. Ithaca.-Ebenezer Mack. Vienna.-David McNeil. Rochester ---John Bowman. Bath. ---John Magee.
Missouri was not represented.
Le Roy.--Heman J. Redfield.
PENNSYLVANIA. Albany.—Silas Wright, jr.
Middleburgh, Union co.-George Kremer. New-York City.- Preserved Fish.
Danville, Columbia co.-Jacob Gerheart. Little Falls.- Nathaniel S. Benton.
Williamsport, Lycoming co.—John H. CowBallston.-Samuel Young.
den. Kingston.—Lucas Elmendorf.
Westchester, Chester c0,- Thomas S. Bell. Covert.-Jonas Seely.
Spread Eagle, Delaware co.—John S. YoNew-York City.-Churchill C. Cambreleng. cum. Albany.—John A. Dix,
do John M. Barclay, Jersey City, Bergen co.-Jno. M. Corneli
do Anthony Laussat, son,
do Thomas Koehler.
do Benson Milledoler, Harrisburg.–George Gallagher.
Simon Cameron. Hackensack.--James H. Perry.
DELAWARE. Patterson.—Garrett E. Hopper.
New Castle.-George Read. Newark, Essex co.--Pruden Allen,
Wilmington.--Richard H. Bayard. do do Zephaniah Drake.
Port Penn.-Christopher Vandegrift. Patterson, do John Travers.
Smyrna.—John Cummins. Morristown, Morris co.-Edward Condict.
Dover.-Abel Harris. Dover, do Jacob Losey.
Milford.— William M. Godwin. Rockaway, do Joseph Jackson.
Concord.—Jesse Green. Flanders, do William Munro.
Laurel.-George R. Phillips.
Hagerstown.—Wm. D. M*Gil). Sommerville, do Wm. Thompson.
Frederick City:-Jas. Dixon.
Vansville.—John C. Herbert.
Baltimore.-T. E. Stansberry.
do N. Brunswick, Middlesex co.-L. Kirkpat
Upton S. Heath
Harris Lot.-John T. Stoddert. rick. South Amboy, do Charles Morgan.
Head of Elk.—John T. Reese.
City of Richmond.-Philip N. Nicholas,
do Vansyckle's P. O. do A. Van Syckle, jr.
Peter V. Daniel, Freehold, Monmouth co.—John M. Perine.
James Rawlins. N. Egypt,
Jos. W. Reckless. Henrico co.-Edward C. Mayo,
do Robert C. Nicholas,
do Mount Holly, Burlington co.—Elias B. Can
do Claiborne W. Gooch.
Lorington, Nelson co. -Richard Pollard.
John Chambers. King George C. H. King George co.—John Black Horse,
Hooe. Glocester co. Woodbury.--Robert L. Arm
Leedstown, Westmoreland co.-J. P. Hunstrong.
-J. M. Smith.
Lancaster C. H. Lancaster Co.-C. H. Le-
C. H. Richmond co.-S. Williams.
Winchester, Frederick co.-J. H. Sherrard, do do Samuel Finley,
Edgar W. Robinson.
Newtown.-George Lynn, senr.
Winchester. James G. Bryce, do
do Bridgeton, John Ogden, jr.
do George Reed.
Fincastle, Boutetourt co.-James S. Wal-
Augusta, Augusta co.-C. C. Scott.
Franklin, Pendleton co. -Wm. M'Coy.
Harrisonburgh, Rockingham co.-Ed. H. Bedford co. Washington City.-N. H. ClairSmith,
Albemarle co. Washington City.-W. F. do
John J. Moorman. Gordon.
Isaac Overall. Monongahela, co. Morgantown.—Wm. LaCartersville, Cumberland co.-R. Harrison, || zier. senr.
do Thos. J. Massie. do Wm. A. Cocke.
Greensville co.-E. P. Scott. King William C. H. King William co.-J. do Hixford.—Peterson Goodwin. J. Roane.
Amelia co. Elkhill C. H.-Wm. S. Archer. do Thos. W. S. Gregory.
Franklin co. Van Oakley.-Wm. P. Wil-
Oxford.—Joseph H. Bryan.
Coswell co.-Bedford Brown.
Charleston.-Joel R. Poinsett,
do Danl. E. Huger.
Laurens co.–Starling Tucker.
Sumpterville.-J. S. Richardson, jr.
do Maynard D. Richardson,
Athens.-Augustin S. Clayton. bull.
Savannah.—James M. Wayne.
Elberton.— Wiley Thompson.
Selma.-William R. King. son. Surrey co.—John Y. Mason.
Huntsville.—Clement C. Clay. Colesville P. 0. Chesterfield co.-W. R. Mobile.John B. Hogan. Johnson,
Clarke co.-Dr. Niel Smith.
Claiborne.-Col. W. S. Hays.
do J. C. Wilkins.
do Geo. C. Childers. Northampton co.—John Ker.
Franklin.—John H. Eaton.
Greenville.—James W. Wylie,
Paris.-Geo. W. Terrell. puy:
Jas. V. Anderson
Harrodsburgh.-Robert B. M’Affee.
Hawesville.--Albert G. Hawes.
Holder Hudgins, Harrodsburgh.—Samuel Davies. do
Albert G. Hudgins. Richmond. - John Speed Smith. Fairfax co. Occoquam.—George Mason. Vanesburgh.-Chauncey B. Shepherd.
Fluvanna co. Scott's Ferry, Alb.-B. H. Ma Newport.-Jefferson Phelps. gruder.
Georgetown.—Robert J. Ward,
do Henry Johnson.
Which was unanimously adopted, and upon Lexington.-- John Norton.
the nomination of the committee, the following OHIO.
gentlemen were appointed unanimously: Cincinnati.--Robert T. Lytle,
1st Vice-Pres.-PETER V. DANIEL, of Va. do Wm. Burke,
2d do JAMES FENNER, of R. I. do John S. Lytle,
3d do John M. BARCLAY, of Pen. do Robt. J. Skinner.
4th do A. S. CLAYTON, of Geo. Chillicothe.-Peter Douglass,
The committee also reported the following redo Allen Latham.
solution: Zanesville.—John R. Mulvaney:
Resolved, That three secretaries be appointTiffin, Seneca co.-Henry Cronise.
ed by the convention. Piketown.-Robert Lucas,
The resolution was adopted, and do David C. Skinner. Chillicothe.-William Murphy.
JOHN A. Dix, of New-York, STACY G. Zanesville.—James Hampson.
Potts, of New-Jersey, and ROBERT J.WARD,
of Kentucky, were unanimously appointed seCincinnati.-Edward J. Lytle.
cretaries. Zanesville.-John H. Keith.
The committee also reported the following reLancaster. Thomas W. White.
solutions: Cadiz.-Danl. Kilgore. Bordman.-Eli Baldwin.
Resolved, That in taking the vote for the Painsville. - John Eaton,
Vice-President, a majority of the delegation do William W. Irvin,
from each State shall designate the member or do William S. Tracy.
members who shall vote for said State. St. Clairsville. - William Kennon.
Resolved, That the delegates from each State Steubenville.-Charles S. Frailey.
in this convention, be entitled to as many votes INDIANA.
in selecting a suitable person for the office of
Vice-President, as such State will be entitled Logansport.-John Tipton.
to in the Electoral College, for the choice of Boonville.--Ratcliff Boon.
this officer, equally to the apportionment bill, Charlestown.-John Carr.
recently passed by the Congress of the United Fort Wayne. Jonathan M'Carthy.
States; and that two-thirds of the whole numDelphi. --Samuel Milroy.
ber of the votes given be required for a nominaILLINOIS.
tion, and on all questions connected therewith. Elias K. Kane.
The convention then adjourned to meet at 12 John M. Robinson.
o'clock, A. M. On motion of Mr. Saunders, of North Caro
Twelve o'clock.—The convention met pursulina, it was
ant to adjournment. Resolved, That a committee be appointed to consist of one delegate from each State repre- || venerable CHARLES CARROLL, of Carrollton,
The committee appointed to wait upon the sented in this convention, to select officers, and reported that they had performed that duty, and regulate the mode of proceeding, and that they that he had desired
the committee to express report to-morrow morning at 9 o'clock; and his grateful acknowledgments, and to inform that said committee be selected by the delega- | the convention, that owing to the state of his tions of the respective States. On motion of Mr. M'Affee, of Kentucky, it health, he would be unable to attend this day.
The committee on rules and regulations re
owing additional resolution: Resolved unanimously, That the venerable || ported the CHARLES CARROLL, of Carrollton, the only
Resolved, That the candidate for the Vicesurvivor of that devoted band of patriots, who | Presidency shall be designated by the ballot or made and signed the Declaration of Indepen- | ballots of the person or persons selected for this dence, be invited to take a seat in this conven purpose, by the respective delegations without tion during its deliberations, and that a commit- || nomination in convention--and that if a tee of three members be appointed to present choice is not had upon the first balloting, the this invitation Gen. M'Affee, Gov. Fenner || respective delegations shall retire and prepare and Mr. Gerheart, were the committee. for a second balloting, and continue this mode
of voting, until a selection is made.
Which resolution was adopted.
On motion, it was
Resolved unanimously, That the convention The committee appointed to nominate offi now proceed to ballot for the nomination of a cers of, and to report rules for, the government candidate for the Vice-Presidency. of the convention, nominated
Whereupon the several delegations proceedROBERT LUCAS, of Ohio, as president of the || ed to deposit their ballots at the secretary's taconvention, which nomination was unanimously ble—and the balloting having been concluded, adopted, and Mr. Lucas was accordingly con it appeared upon the count that MARTIN ducted to the chair.
VAN BUREN had received the following The committee reported the following reso votes :-From Connecticut 8 votes; Illinois 2; lution:
Ohio 21 ; Tennessee 15; North Carolina 9; Resolved, That four vice-presidents be ap- || Georgia 11; Louisiana 5 ; Pennsylvania 30; pointed to aid the presiding officer of this con- | Maryland 7; New-Jersey 8; Mississippi 4 ; R. vention in the discharge of his duties.
Island 4; Maine 10; Massachusetts 14; Dela
ware 3 ; New-Hampshire 7; New-York 42; || and approve, the nomination of a Vice
That Richard M. Johnson had received the President which has been made by that following votes :-From Illinois 2 votes; India- | body, and will recommend the cordial na 9; Kentucky 15—being in all 26 votes. support of it to their constituents.
That Philip P. Barbour had received the fol Ordered unanimously, That the same be lowing votes:-From North Carolina 6 votes ; || placed upon the records of the convention. Virginia 23; Maryland 3 ; South Carolina 11,
Mr. Jefferson Phelps, of Kentucky, offered and Alabama 6 votes—being in the whole 49
the following: votes.
Whereas, MARTIN VAN BUREN, of It appearing therefore, that Martin Van BUREN had received a majority of more than New-York, has received, upon the first two-thirds of all the votes given, he was de- || ballot, more than two-thirds of all the clared to be selected as the candidate nominated || votes given, for the purpose of selecting by this convention for the Vice-Presidency.*
a candidate for the Vice-Presidency of On motion of Mr. Archer, of Virginia, the convention then adjourned, to meet again at 4 the United States—thereforeo'clock this afternoon.
Resolved, That this convention unaFour o'clock, P. M.—The convention metnimously concur in recommending him to pursuant to adjournment. Mr. Archer, of Virginia, presented to the con
the people of the United States, for their vention the following resolution, which had support, for that office, at the ensuing been adopted by the delegation of that State, election. during the recess, and asked that it might be
Which preamble and resolution were adopted placed upon the records of the convention, viz:
unanimously. Resolved, That the delegation from On motion, Virginia to the convention, concur in, Resolved, That a committee, consisting of
one member from each State, be appointed to The following table shows the number of draft an address to the people of the United delegates, the votes given by each State, and States,
and that such committee be appointed
by the president. the names of persons voted for :
Whereupon the following gentlemen were appointed, to wit:Maine, Robert P. Dunlap ; New-Hampshire, Frederick A. Sumner ; Massachusetts, Phineas Allen ; Rhode Island, Wil
kins Updike; Connecticut, Andrew T. Judson; STATES.
Vermont, Wm. C. Bradley ; New-York, John A. Dix; New-Jersey, Alex. Wurtz; Pennsylvania, Anthony Laussatt; Delaware, John Cummins; Maryland, John T. Rees ; Virginia, Wm. S. Archer ; N. Carolina, Romulus
M. Saunders ; S. Carolina, Joel R. Poinsett; Maine, ...
9 10 10
Georgia, James M. Wayne; Alabama, Cle New Hampshire,
ment C. Clay; Mississippi, Powhattan Ellis; Massachusetts,
14 14 14
Louisiana, Henry Carleton; Tennessee, Geo. Rhode Island,
W. Terrill ; Kentucky, John Speed Smith ; Connecticut,
Ohio, Robert T. Lytle ; Indiana, Samuel MilVermont,
roy; Illinois, John M. Robinson. New-York,
36| 42| 42
The following preamble and resolution were New-Jersey,
offered and adopted unanimously: Pennsylvania, 12 30! 30
Whereas, By the constitution of the United Delaware,
States, the citizens of the District of Columbia, Maryland,
11 10 7 3
are not entitled to a vote for President and ViceVirginia,
President ; and North Carolina,..
51 15 9 6
Whereas, They have thought proper to send South Carolina,
6 11 11
four delegates to represent them in this convenGeorgia,
51 11 11
5 7 1 6
Resolved, Therefore, that the delegates from Mississippi,
the District of Columbia, be granted the privi. Louisiana,
lege of recording their votes for Vice-President, Tennessee,
161 151 15
and that the same be appended to the proceedKentucky,
ings of the Convention. Ohio,...
22 21 21
Whereupon their vote was given for MARTIN Indiana,
VAN BUREN. Illinois,
On motion of C. C. Clay, of Alabama,
Resolved, That the convention repose 5 delegates were also present from the Dis- | the highest confidence in the purity, patrict of Columbia.
triotism and talents of ANDŘEW | Wm. S. Hayes, voted for Mr. Van Buren.
JACKSON, and that we most cordially