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House Journal 1822 (30-318937-061B.pdf)

111 and Secretary in relation to the National Treasury and as the practice in the latter has uniform by been under every administration of the Government to make payments only in consequence of appropriation, I have felt it to be my duty, previous to drawing warrants on the Treasury to submit this question to the consideration of the Legislature. From the present situation of our finances it may not be of much practical consequence; but when its decision is considered as establishing the practice for succeeding years; more especially when viewed as a question upon the construction of our Constitu-tion in relation to the Treasury, I trust it will not be deemed unimportant. Albion K Parris. Council Chamber January 16 1822

The foregoing message was committed in the Senate to Messrs Bradbury + Ripley + came down to the House for concurrence, when Messrs Sprague of Hallowell, Lewis of Gorham, and Starr of day were joined.

Bill - ministerial + school lands in Langerville[underlined from "ministerial"] Bill to authorize the sale of ministerial + school lands in the town of Langerville — read a 1st + 2nd time and tomorrow at 10 o'clock assigned for a 3d reading and referred to Messrs Downes of Calais, Carpenter of No.3. sixth range and Hinman of Sullivan

Report on Pet. of Rob Low + others[underlined] The committee on the petition of Robert Low + others Selectmen of Guildford — reported leave to bring in a bill. The report accepted in Senate came down for concurrence — and the House concurred.

Bill - school lands in Guildford — Bill to authorize the sale in School lands in the town of Guildford — read in 1st + 2nd time + tomorrow at

Description: The journal of the House of Representatives 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: 1822

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