Senate Journal 1820-21 (30-28907-P027B.pdf)
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the Treasurer, & to report by bill or otherwise.
[Committee on the subject of Officers Bonds] Ordered that Messrs Potter Seaver & Small be a committee to consider the expediency of requiring such officers who have hereafter given bonds to the Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts now in office & who may be continued in office to give bonds as soon as practicable to the Treasurer of the State, & to prescribe the mode in which such bonds & others that shall be required to be given to the Treasurer of the State, hereafter appointed to office shall be approved & to report by bill or otherwise
[Com. on bills in 2d reading] Messrs. Moody, Foote, Williamson, Small & Potter appointed a Committee on bills in the second reading.
[on engrossed bills] Messrs Ulmer, Foxcroft, Boutelle, Witham Seaver & McDonald appointed a committee on engrossed Bills
[Seats to be numbered] Ordered that the messenger of the Senate, as soon as may be cause the seats of the members of this board to be numbered & suitable locks to be had on all the draws of the Senate Board.
[additional terms of C.C.C.P.] Resolve from the Hon. House authorizing additional terms of the C.C.C. Pleas in the several counties within this State came up for concurrence, ~ Read & concurred with an amendment Sent down for concurrence
[Alteration in S. Board] Ordered that Messrs Moody, Potter & Gage be a committee to consider & make what alterations may be found necessary to be made in the Senate Board
[Secy & Treasr chosen] Agreeably to assignment the two Branches of the Legislature met in convention for the purpose of choosing a Treasurer & Secretary of State, when upon receiving, sorting & counting the votes for Secretary of State they were found as follows: where number of votes given in was 151 necessary to a choice 76 Asher Ware Esqr had 149 & was chosen
Description: The Journal of the Senate documents the proceedings in the chamber, including actions taken on bills, petitions and reports from committees read, and votes taken. The journals are not transcripts and therefore do not include floor speeches that are found in the modern Legislative Records.
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