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The Doorkeeper


As the Doorkeeper is necessarily in such a situation as to hear many of the debates of this Convention,

Ordered, That he be sworn to secrecy.

Thereupon he was sworn, in the words following: "I do solemnly swear, on the Holy Evangelists, that I will not divulge any matter or thing which I may hear agitated, moved, or debated, in this Convention, unless by leave of, the President, or upon publication thereof in the newspapers. So help me God."