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Senate Journal 1824 (30-318503-P128B.pdf)


[1824] Senate Feb'y 25. 1824 -

[Bill] Bill additional to an Act to organize, govern and discipline the Militia, came up, and the House refer the same to the next Legislature: the Senate reconsidered their vote by which they passed the Bill to be engrossed, adopt sundry amendments, and now pass the same to be engrossed; sent down by message for concurrence.-

Mr. Witham from the committee on engrossed Bills reported a [Bill enacted] Bill providing for the government of the State Prison and for the punishment of Convicts;" to be truly copied, and it was passed to be enacted: Also, [Resolve passed] Resolve on the Pay Roll of the House of Representatives; and it was passed. -

[Petition] Petition of Samuel Taylor and als. and report thereon were taken fro the files and referred to the committee on Towns; sent down for concurrence: concurred. -

[Bill] Bill further to define the powers of Courts of Sessions, was read twice and passed to be engrossed: sent down for concurrence: came up, and the House indefinitely postpone the same. -

[Order] Order of the House that the Senate send down the Bill respecting the indorsement on writs, came up, and the Bill was sent down. -

[Report on petition] Mr. Wilkins from the committee on petition of Joseph Whitney, reported that he have leave to withdraw his petition: Read, accepted and sent down for the concurrence: concurred. -

Mr. Small from the committee on engrossed Bills reported

Description: The journal of the Senate 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: 1824

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