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House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P107B.pdf)

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[Report - Selectmen of Mercer -]

Report on Remonstrance of Selectmen Mercer - referring the subject to the next Legislature - was read & accepted.

[Resolve - Messenger of House]

Resolve in favor of the Messenger of the House & for other purposes, came from the Senate in a New Draft for concurrence & the House concurred. [This entry should have been on the page proceeding as the Second act of the House this afternoon.]

[absence -]

Mr Harnden of Woolwich obtained leave of absence after today.

[Time of final adjournment agreed upon -]

An order came from the Senate directing that both Branches finally adjourn at 11 oclock tomorrow morning for concurrence - & the House concurred.

[Resolve - pay Roll of House]

Resolve on the Pay Roll of the House of Representatives, reported by the Committee on that subject, was read twice & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

[Bill - dormant title -]

Bill to prevent the buying & selling of dormant titles - came from the Senate referred to the next Legislature. The House reconsidered their vote passing the same to be engrossed.


Mr Ruggles gave notice that he should move a reconsideration of the last vote at 7 oclock this evening.

Adjourned until 1/2 past six oclock this evening.

Evening - Met according to adjournment.

[Resolve - tax on Counties]

Resolve laying a tax on the several Counties - came from the Senate with a certificate that they had reconsidered all their former votes upon the Resolve & refused it a passage - The House took up the subject & still adhered to their former vote passing the same to be engrossed.

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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