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House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P030A.pdf)

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Friday January 16 1824

Met according to adjournment.

[Committee - enquire a convenient passage on to the ice at Ferry ways -]

Ordered, That Messrs March, Perry & Read be a committee to enquire if any provision is necessary to ensure a convenient passage for teams & travellers on the Ice on all or any of the Rivers & streams where Ferries are established within this State - read & passed.

[Report - Cong. Soc. Shapleigh.]

Report on petition of Congregational Society of Shapleigh granting an order of notice, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence - and the House nonconcurred and recommitted the subject. Sent up for concurrence.

[pet. of Simeon Waters & Co]

[Courts of Sessions]

Ordered that the committee who have under consideration the petition of Simeon Waters & others inhabts of Livermore, be instructed to enquire as to the expediency of establishing a more efficient system of Courts of Sessions. Read & passed - Sent up for concurrence.


Petition of Charles Gooding for authority to change his name - was read & referred to the committee on change of name.

[Daniel Rose letters respecting States Prison -]

A letter was received from Daniel Rose Esqr Agent for building the States Prison communicating the progress of the building, expenditures &c together with sundry other papers on the subject which in Senate were read & referred to the committee on the subject of the States Prison & sent down for concurrence - and the House concurred.

[Report - Wm R Ware]

Report of the committee on the militia &c referring the petition of William R Ware to the committee on accounts, came down accepted for concurrence & the House concurred.

[Treasurers Acceptance.]

A communication was received from Elias Thomas signifying his acceptance of the Office of Treasurer

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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