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House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P023A.pdf)

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Monday January 6th 1822. [sic]

Met according to adjournment - Journal read.

[member qualified]

Samuel Thatcher of Warren, appeared, was qualified and took his seat as a Representative from said town.

[Report of committee to invite Chaplains &c]

The committee to wait on the several ordained Ministers of the Gospel in this town & request their attendance as Chaplains - reported that the Reverend gentlemen would perform the duties requested of them - report accepted.

[Bill - executions levied by mistake]

Bill - providing a method for doing justice, when thro' mistake, executions are levied upon real estate not belonging to the debtors, was reported with amendments at A & B which were adopted - & the Bill was then read a third time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

[Bill - taking depositions]

Bill entitled an additional act prescribing the mode of taking depositions, was reported by the committee appointed on that subject - read 1st & 2nd time and tomorrow at 10 o'clock assigned for a third reading.

[message from Senate]

[proposing convention]

[choice of Treasurer]

Message from the Senate by Mr. Smith their Secretary.

"Mr Speaker

The Senate propose a convention of both branches of the Legislature at 11 o'clock tomorrow, in the Representatives chamber for the purpose of electing a Treasurer for the State." The House concurred and the Clerk was charged with a message to acquaint the Senate therewith.

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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