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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1787. - Max Farrand, The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787, vol. 2 
The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787, ed. Max Farrand (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1911). Vol. 2.
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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1787.
The honorable Mr Brearley from the Committee of eleven to whom such parts of the Constitution, as have been postponed, and such parts of reports, as have not been acted on, were referred — informed the House that the Committee were prepared to report partially —
The following report was then read “That in lieu of the 9th section of the 6th article the following be inserted
The Members of each House shall be ineligible to any civil Office under the authority of the United States during the time for which they shall respectively be elected —And no Person holding any office under the United States shall be a Member of either House during his continuance in office.
The honorable Mr Rutledge from the Committee to whom sundry propositions, entered on the Journal of the 28th ultimo were referred, informed the House that the Committee were prepared to report. — The following report was then read.
That the following additions be made to the report vizt
after the word “States” in the last line on the margin of the 3rd page,1 add
“To establish uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies” — and insert the following as the 16th article vizt.
“Full faith and credit ought to be given in each State to the public Acts, Records, and Judicial proceedings of every other State, and the Legislature shall by general laws prescribe the manner in which such acts, records, and proceedings shall be proved, and the effect which judgments obtained in one State shall have in another.
It was moved and seconded to adjourn [Ayes — 7; noes — 1; divided — 1.]2
The House adjourned till Monday next at 10 o’clock A. M.
Mr. Brearley from the Comme. of eleven to which were referred yesterday, the postponed part of the Constitution, & parts of Reports not acted upon, made the following partial report.
That in lieu of the 9th. sect: of art: 6. the words following be inserted viz “The members of each House shall be ineligible to any civil office under the authority of the U. S. during the time for which they shall respectively be elected, and no person holding an office under the U. S. shall be a member of either House during his continuance in office.”
Mr Rutlidge from the Committee to whom were referred sundry propositions (see Aug: 29), together with art: XVI, reported that the following additions be made to the Report — viz.
After the word “States” in the last line on the Margin of the 3d. page (see the printed Report)3 — add “to establish uniform laws on the subject of Bankruptcies”
and insert the following as Art: XVI — viz
“Full faith and credit ought to be given in each State to the public acts, records, and Judicial proceedings of every other State, and the Legislature shall by general laws prescribe the manner in which such acts, Records, & proceedings shall be proved, and the effect which Judgments obtained in one State, shall have in another”.
After receiving these reports
The House adjourned to 10 0C. on Monday next4
Adjourned to let the committee sit.
[1 ]Article VII, Section 1 (relating to the powers of Congress) had been amended (August 21-23) by adopting a modified report of a committee upon “state debts” and “militia”, and this amendment had apparently been written in the margin of the printed Report of the Committee of Detail.
[2 ]Vote 433, Detail of Ayes and Noes. Journal (p. 319) assigns this to the records of August 31.
[3 ]See above, note 1.
[4 ]See further, Appendix A, XCIX, C.