House Journal 1821 Volume 1 (30-41314-P016B.pdf)
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with a view to party, has fortunately at the present day but few advocates. I ask, therefore a continuance of the candor and liberality of my fellow citizens while engaged in correcting these errors - a task which I assure them shall not be entailed upon my successor. Believing that your deliberations will be guided by a regard to the best interests of our constituents, and that your measures will be adopted to promote the welfare and honor of the State, you may rely on their receiving at all times my cordial approbation and support. William King. Council Chamber January 11th 1821
[ordered to be printed] On motion, Ordered that the Governor's Message lie on the table for the present and that the Clerk of the House of Representatives procure five hundred copies of the same to be printed for the use of the Legislature. Sent up for concurrence.
[Chesterville] Petition of the town of Chesterville for leave to sell public lands - Read and committed to the joint standing Committee on Incorporation of Parishes and other Religious Societies. Sent up for concurrence.
[John Bennock] Returned order of notice and petition of John Bennock. Read & committed to the joint standing committee on Canals, Turnpike Roads & Bridges. Sent up for concurrence.
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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