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Senate Journal 1826 (30-318505-P096B.pdf)


Mr Williams from the Committee, reported "Bill concurring Lotteries and Lottery tickets as taken into a new draft which was read and committed to Messrs Williams, Churchill and Green

Bill additional respecting the Herring Fishery was taken up and committee to Messrs Pond, Kimball and Williams

Mr. green from the Committee on Incorporation of Towns, on the petition of Isaiah Jenkins and others reported an order" that the Petitioners cause an attested copy of their petition and this order thereon to be served on the Town Clerks of Litchfield and Wales, sixty days before the first session of the next Legislature, that all persons interested may then appear and show cause, if any they leave why the prayer of said petition should not be granted - Read and accepted, Sent down for concurrence. Came up concurred,

Orders of the House of Representatives, that the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire if any alterations are necessary, as respects costs in criminal prosecutions with leave to report by bill or otherwise

" That the Committee on Literature and Literary Institutions, be instructed to inquire what measures are necessary to be adopted by the Legislature to secure the establishment of "a national astronomical observatory" at Brunswick in this State with leave to report by Bill or otherwise

" That the Committee on Internal improvements be instructed to inquire what appropriations, or other measures

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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