Twelve articles of amendment to the Constitution, introduced in September 1789 by Congress.
A standing committee, consisting of seven members, whose duties were to 'examine and report upon the certificates of election, or other credentials of the members returned to serve in this House, and to take into their consideration all such matters as shall or may come in question, and be referred to them by the House, touching returns and elections, and to report their proceedings, with their opinion thereupon, to the House.'
To see the full record of a committee, click on the corresponding committee on the map below.
The list of documents under consideration by committee: House: Committee of Elections at the end of its timeline.
United States Bill of Rights 1789, Date: 18 Apr 1789, 11:00
[Editor's note: As White delivered a report from the Committee of Elections in the 18 April House session, it is clear that the Committee drafted a report some time in between 13 April, when the members were appointed, and 18 April.]Also tagged as: House Time