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House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P023B.pdf)

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[Committee assessment of taxes &]

Ordered that Messrs Quinnam, Fitch & Fuller be a committee to enquire [inquire] if any alterations are necessary in the laws providing for the assessment and collection of taxes with leave to report by bill or otherwise - read and passed.

[Committee - Jurors]

Ordered that Messrs Abbot, Crosby & Curtis be a committee to enquire [inquire] what alterations, if any, are necessary in an act regulating the selection, impaneling [?] and service of Jurors, with leave to report by bill or otherwise - read and passed.

[one session each day until &]

Message from the Senate by Mr Smith, their Secretary,

"Mr Speaker,

The Senate propose that the Legislature shall have but one session each day until otherwise ordered" - The House concurred in the proposition and the Clerk was requested yo acquaint the Senate therewith.

[Committee - fixing time for assessors to return their certificate]

An order came from the Senate for concurrence appointing Messrs Witham & Steele a committee with such & & to take into consideration the suggestion of the Treasurer with regard to the property of establishing a day on or before which it shall be the duty of assessors to return their certificate to the Office of the Treasurer of this State with leave to report by bill or otherwise - The House concurred and appointed Messrs. on their part.

[Committee - removal of James M Rogers from Office]

Ordered that Messrs Dunlap, Purrington of B, & Shaw be a committee with such as the Senate may join to take into consideration the expediency of addressing the Governor & Council for the removal of James M Rogers Esq from each and every office.

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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