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Senate Journal 1826 (30-318505-P121A.pdf)


Saturday February 25th 1826

The Board came to order pursuant to adjournment

Petition of George Jewette [?] and others for a Lottery to aid in the erection of a bridge over Cathanse River reformed to the next Legislature in the House of Representatives came up for concurrence and the Senate concurred

Mr. Scamman from the Committee on the subject of Lotteries, reported leave to bring in a Bill on the petition of John Dole and others, Read and accepted, Sent down for concurrence

Bill authorizing a Canal for the improvement of the Navigation of Mousam River, was read a second time and passed to be engrossed Sent down for concurrence

Report of the Joint select Committee on the petition of Nahum Smith and others praying for a removal of the Judicial Courts in the County of York was taken up and the Senate reconsidered their former votes and postponed the further consideration of that subject indefinitely. Sent down for concurrence. Came up concurred,

Mr. Scamman from the Committee on Accounts reported a Resolve making appropriation for the expenses of the State Arsenal which was read a first time and Monday next, at 10 oclock assigned for a second reading.

Mr. Dunlap, from the Committee on Literature and Literary Institutions, on an order instructing the Committee on the subject reported An

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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