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House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P022A.pdf)

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Petition of Ephraim Currier of Anson for a pension - was read and referred to the committee on applications from sick and wounded soldiers. Sent up for concurrence.


Petitions of Caleb Huse & others for an amendment of the law for the education of youth - of John Bradstreet of Ligonia to be divorced from his wife - of Peter Burgess & others for a law making further provision agst. the disturbers of Religious meetings - of Barret Potter of Portland guardian to Eliz. W Chase of Boston for leave to sell lands &c &c - were severally read & referred to the committee on New Trials - Sent up for concurrence.

[Convention - Counsellors qualified]

Agreeably to appointment, a convention of both Houses was formed in the Representatives chamber at 12 o'clock - when Isaac Lane, James McLellan, Joshua Gage & William Chadwick Esquires, Counsellors elect came in & took and subscribed the oath and declaration required by the constitution to qualify them for the discharge of the duties of their office.

[Resolve - state printing]

Resolve relating to the printing of the State, was amended at A - read a second time as amended & passed to be engrossed - Sent up for concurrence

[Hour for daily meeting of the House.]

Ordered that after this day until otherwise ordered the daily hour to which this House will adjourn shall be nine o'clock in the morning, excepting that on Saturdays the House shall adjourn until the following Mondays.

Read and passed


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: 1823

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