. In a vote in committee of the whole this day Chase's motion to insert “white” before
“Inhabitants” in Article XI lost by seven states to five, the vote being strictly
sectional, though Georgia's vote was divided and therefore not counted (Jefferson, Papers, ed. Boyd
After the present paragraph there is an interval of space in the MS
amounting to half a page, and thereafter the committee resumed discussion of Article
XVII, broken off on 30 July
, q.v., above.