House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P118A.pdf)
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comparably greater, in the enterprise, industry and frugal habits of its population. That this resource may never fail, how vastly important it is that the rising generation should be trained to similar habits; above all, that they should be guarded from those vices which strike at the foundation of man's usefulness in this life, and his hopes of the future, and over which, when once rooted, neither example, nor law, nor public opinion seem to have even a perceptible influence.
I shall communicate with you, by special message, upon several other subjects that may require Legislative consideration; and, at all times, afford every assistance in my power to expedite the public business; and so far as the reputation of the State, the happiness of our fellow citizens, and the interest and welfare of the rising generation depend upon us, may we, by our united exertion, contribute to their promotion; and may all the various duties of our respective stations be performed in a manner beneficial to our country and acceptable to our God.
Council Chamber January 10, 1824
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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