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Senate Journal 1820-21 (30-28907-P031B.pdf)


Adjourned till 3 o clock.

Met according to adjournment

[Committee on the Public Business present session] An Order of the House appointing Mr. Redington of Vassalboro' Whiting of Gray & Hall of Windham with such as the Senate may join a committee to consider & report what public business it will be necessary for the Legislature to pass upon during the present session, with leave to report, came up for concurrence. Read & concurred & Messrs Ulmer & Gage joined.

Ordered that Messrs Small & Boutelle with such as the House may join, be a committee to consider what maps & books are necessary for the use of the Legislature with leave to report by bill or otherwise

[Message sent down] Mr Foote was charged with a message to the House proposing a convention of the two Branches of the Legislature at half past four oclock for the purpose of qualifying those gentlemen elected Counsellors who have signified their acceptance.

[Message came up] Mr. Sprague of Hallowell came up with a message from the House to acquaint the Senate, that the House concur in the proposed convention for the purpose of qualifying these gentlemen elected Counsellors who have signified their acceptance

Mr. Small was appointed on the committee to whom was referred the petition of Joseph Small & others instead of Mr Foxcroft, who declines serving on that committee

Mr Gage was appointed on the committee on incorporation of towns during the absence of Mr. Rose.

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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Language: English

Date: 1820-1821

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