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House Journal 1821 Volume 1 (30-41314-P020B.pdf)

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Government and served in the late war between the United States and Great Britain; and that said Committee have leave to report to this Legislature by Bill, Resolve or otherwise. Sent up for concurrence.

[Manner of communicating messages reported] The joint Committee appointed to consider and report in what manner messages shall be communicated between the two Branches of the Legislature, Report an Order which is in Senate January 12, 1821. Read and accepted.

[Messages between two houses - how to be communicated] Order alluded to as follows: Ordered, that all messages from either House of the Legislature to the other, be communicated in writing, signed by the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively and transmitted by the respective messengers of the two Houses. In the Senate Jany 12, 1821. Read and passed. Sent down for concurrence. Read and concurred.

[Inc. of Parishes &c &c] Mr. Brown of Freeman is added to the Committee on Incorporation of Parishes and other Religious Societies to supply the vacancy occasioned by the absence of Mr. Burnham of Limerick.

[Committee on subject of CC of Common Pleas also to enquire as to expediency of requiring Clerks to pay monies into State Treasury &c] Ordered, That so much of the Governors Message as relates to the Circuit Court of Common Pleas and the expediency of requiring that the several Clerks of the Courts shall pay over monies by them received to the Treasurer of the State, instead of paying the monies to the Treasurers of the several Counties.

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: 1821

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