House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P083B.pdf)
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this State a tax of $ 45120"57/100 - and the report was read and accepted.
[Bill - State tax $ 45120.57/100]
Bill apportioning on this State a tax of forty five thousand one hundred & twenty dollars & fifty seven cents - was read once and on motion ordered to lie on the table.
[John Balkam elected Major Genl by House]
Agreeably to assignment the House proceeded to choose by ballot on their part a Major General for the Seventh Division - and on counting the ballots it appeared the whole number given was 118 - necessary to a choice 60 - Brig. Gen. John Balkam had 117 & was declared duly elected in concurrence with the Senate.
James L Child,
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