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House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P090B.pdf)

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the Senate, read the Bill 1st & 2d time and assigned 3 oclock this afternoon for a 3d reading.

[Bill - respecting Sheriffs]

Bill additional respecting Sheriffs, reported by the committee of this House appointed to day, was read a 1st time & this afternoon at 3 oclock assigned for a 2d reading

[Report - Gray -]

Report on petition of the town of Gray, granting an order of notice came from the Senate, acceptance refused for concurrence - and the House concurred.

[Report - punishment of Convicts]

The committee to whom was referred "an act relating to the punishment of convicts," reported that it ought not to pass - The report accepted in Senate came down for concurrence - and the House concurred.

[Report - Aaron Porter]

Report on petition of Aaron Porter, granting leave to withdraw came from the Senate accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.

[Secretary to communicate the number of Deaf & Dumb.]

Ordered that the Secretary of State be requested to communicate to this House, the number of deaf and dumb persons living in this State, which may have been returned to his Office, conformably to a Resolve of the last Legislature - was read & passed. Sent up for concurrence.

[Pet. of Paul Woodman & als]

Ordered that the Senate be requested to send to this House the petition of Paul Woodman & others and accompanying papers - read & passed.

[Bill - States Prison]

Bill providing for the government of the States Prison & for the punishment of Convicts - was read a 3d time, amended in sundry places & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

Adjourned to 3' o'clock afternoon.

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: 1824

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