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House. Comm. on Representation. Order to form a committee, 1832
SEE ALSO 52317, 52318 House No. 42 On January 26, 1832, the House directed the formation of a committee with representatives from each county to
try to figure out adequate representation to result in the number of Representatives between 350 to 400. Fourteen men were appointed on February 14,
1832. An Article of Amendment was presented with another complicated formula for how many Representatives would be chosen for what amount of
population. The text was followed by a chart suggesting how many Representatives would be elected from the several towns for a total of about 360. (Digitized
from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the Massachusetts State Library).
Title:   Ordered, that a committee to consist of one member from each county, be appointed to take into consideration the expediency of altering or amending the Constitution of this Commonwealth, so that each city and town shall be entitled to choose one representative : and that an increased number shall be chosen ...
OCLC Number:   1395925335
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