. The convention transferred the substance of Arts. IV and V to the new Chapter VI,
where they appeared in condensed form as Art. III. Instead of “respective values,
assigned . . . to” property in the draft's Art. IV, the new article refers to all
“sums of money” mentioned. For the draft's Art. V the convention limited the legislature's
right to increase qualifications “as to property” only.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2017.