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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P098A.pdf)


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Senate February 14th. 1825.

[Left margin: Committee on contracts made with land agents in Massachusetts]

On motion of Mr. Ripley,

Ordered that the committee on State Lands be directed to inquire into the expediency of authorizing the Land Agent to carry into effect contracts made by the Commissioners of the Land Office of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with certain settlers on Townships No. 1 & 2 north of the bingham Purchase, on the east side of the Penobscot River, with leave to report by Resolve or otherwise: sent down for concurrence: concurred.

[Left margin: Committee on the subject of Auditors]

On motion of Mr. Holland,

Ordered that the committee on New Trials be instructed to inquire what alterations, if any, are necessary in the existing laws, giving power to the Justices of the Judicial Courts to appoint auditors &c. with leave to report by Bill or otherwise: sent down for concurrence: concurred.

[Left margin: Bill]

Bill in addition to the several Acts for the preservation of fish in Penobscot River and Bay, and the several streams that Empty into the same,”


[Left margin: Resolve]

resolve in favor of Samuel Call,” were read a 2d time and passed to be engrossed: sent down for concurrence.

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Mr. ripley from the committee on engrossed Bills, reported a

Bill in addition to the acts incorporating China Academy,” to be truly copied, and it was passed to be enacted: Also

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Description: The journal of the Senate 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: 1825

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