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Senate Journal 1824 (30-318503-P129B.pdf)


[1824] [Report on Petition] Mr. Usher from the committee on petition of Samuel Taylor and als. reported that they have leave to withdraw their petition: Read, accepted and sent down for concurrence: concurred. -

[Bill] Bill respecting the indorsement of writs came up in a new draft: The Senate reconsider all their former votes upon this subject give the Bill one reading and refuse a 2nd reading of the same. -

Mr. Witham from the committee on engrossed Bills reported a

[Resolve passed] "Resolve for laying a tax on the several Counties", to be truly copied, and it was passed.

[Message to the Governor] On motion of Mr. McDonald, ordered that Messrs. McDonald, and Witham, with such as the House may join, be a committee to wait upon the Governor, and inform him that the Legislature have passed upon all the public business before them, and have agreed to adjourn without day; and that the committee enquire of the Governor whether he has any further communication to make at this time to the Legislature: sent down for concurrence: concurred, and Messrs. Adams, Fillebrown and Shaw were joined. -

The Senate reconsider their vote by which they passed to be engrossed the [Bill] Bill additional to an Act to organize, govern and discipline the Militia; adopt sundry amendments and now pass the same to be engrossed as amended: sent down for concurrence: concurred. -

The committee appointed to wait upon the Governor and inform him that the Legislature had passed upon all the public business before them, &c.


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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