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Day 20 of the Convention

Wednesday, February 5, 1868

The Convention was called to order on Wednesday at 10 o’clock, Mr. Pres. Cowles in the Chair. No issues related to public schools were addressed on this day. Most of the day was spent addressing ordinances related to debt relief.

Finally, the convention turned to the first article of the Constitution on the Executive department. After brief discussion of terms of offices, on motion the convention adjourned.



Ferrell, Joseph, ed., Compilation of the Official Report of the Proceedings of the Convention (Chapel Hill, N.C.: unpublished manuscript 2007). (See day 8 for fuller explanation of this resource.)

Ann McColl

Ann McColl is an attorney and state constitutional scholar.