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House. Comm. on Apportionment. Article of amendment, 1833
House No. 9 On January 26, 1832 the question was presented: Should the Constitution be amended so the number of Representatives would be between 350
and 400? An Amendment was offered that said each jurisdiction presently entitled to one representative would elect one representative and presented
a formula for additional members. There was then a list of towns entitled to two or more representatives under that formula. Adding those to all the
jurisdictions with one member, the total would be 360. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the Massachusetts State
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:   1397376236
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