or President and not Mr.
A question can never be put until it has a second
When the subject for discussion has been fairly investigated; the Chairman
will say, are you ready for the question? &c.
Whatever the majority of the house decide upon becomes a law to the
Prest. Smith proceeded to give counsel— do not
injure the character of any one— if members of the Society shall conduct improperly, deal
with them, and keep all your doings within your own bosoms, and hold all characters
It was then propos’d that vacate the chair.
Prest. and her Counsellors took the
mov’d— secd by Prest. J. Smith that we go into an investigation
respecting what this Society shall be call’d— which was carried unanimously
Prest. Smith continued instructions to the
Chair to suggest to the members anything the chair might wish, and which it might not be
proper for the chair to put, or move &c.
Mov’d by Counsellor Cleveland, and secon’d by , that this
Society be called The
offered an amendment, that it be called The
Society which would give a more definite and extended idea of
the Institution— that Relief be struck out and Benevolent inserted.
Prest. Smith offer’d instruction on votes— [p. 10]