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Senate Journal 1826 (30-318505-P020B.pdf)


On motion by Mr Green, Ordered, that the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to consider the expediency of amending the Laws relating to Highways, so that proceedings, against Towns for deficiencies, shall be by complaint or petition, and not by indictment with leave to report by Bill or otherwise. Sent down for concurrence. Came up concurred

On motion by Mr Scamman, Ordered, that Messrs Scamman and Churchill with such as the House may join be a Committee to take into consideration the expediency of altering an Act entitled "An act authorizing a Lottery for the benefit of the Cumberland and Oxford Canal" passed February 11th " 1823 and An Act additional there to passed February 10th" 1824, entitled "An act for the prevention of Lotteries not authorized by Law, and to prohibit the sale or purchase of lottery tickets in this State" passed March 15th" 1821, and An Act additional thereto passed February 10th" 1823. and likewise to take into consideration the expediency if laying a duty upon the vendors of lottery tickets. Sent down for concurrence. Came up concurred and Messrs Boutelle, Slemmons and Hastings were joined by the House.

On motion by Mr Dunlap, Ordered, that after tomorrow the Senate hold but one session each day commencing at half past nine oclock in the forenoon, and that a message be sent to the House to inform them thereof

Petition of Lydia Allen for leave to sell land late of Joseph Allen deceased was read and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary sent down for con

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: 1826

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