Province of Canada, Legislative Assembly, Journals of the Legislative Assembly, Defeat of Representation by Population Bill (3 May 1859)


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Date: 1859-05-03
By: Province of Canada (Legislative Assembly)
Citation: Province of Canada, Legislative Assembly, Journals of the Legislative Assembly, 1859 at 581.
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The Order of the day, for the second reading of the Bill to proportion the Representation of the several Electoral Divisions of this Province in the Legislative Assembly to their respective population, being read;

The Honorable Malcolm Cameron moved, seconded by Mr. John Cameron, and the Question being proposed, That the Bill be now read a second time;

The Honorable Mr. Cauchon moved, seconded by Mr. Cimon, and the Question being put, That this House do now adjourn ;

The House divided: and the names being called for, they were taken down, as follow—

YEAS.

Messieurs

Cauchon,
Chapais,
Cimon,
Daoust,
Dionne,
Dufresne,
Dunkin,
Ferres,
Fortier,
Foster,
Fournier,
Galt,
Gaudet,
Gill,
Labelle,
Laberge,
Langevin,
Laporte,
LeBoutillier,
Lemieux,
Macbeth,
Macdonald, Atty. Gen.
Meagher,
Morin, Morrison,
Ouimet,
Panet,
Papineau,
Playfair,
Pope,
Robinson,
Rose,
Ross, Dunbar,
Scott, Richard W.
Sherwood,
Simard,
Simpson,
Tett,
47. Turcotte,

NAYS.

Messieurs

Aikins,
Bell,
Brown,
Buchanan,
Burwell,
Cameron, John
Cameron, Malcolm
Clark,
Connor,
Dorland,
Ferguson,
Finlayson,
Foley,
Harcourt,
Harwood,
Hogan,
Howland,
Mattice,
McDougall,
McKellar,
McMicken,
Mowat,
Munro,
Notman,
Patrick,
Ross, James
Rymal,
Scott, William
Short,
Stirton,
White,
32. Wright,

So it was resolved in the Affirmative.

And the House adjourned accordingly until To-morrow at Eleven o’clock, A.M.

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