House Journal 1826 (30-318941-P032B.pdf)
Monday January 16 1826
Met according to adjournment.
Ordered that the Senate be requested to send down to this House the petition of Gershom Wait and others, presented at the last Legislature, with all accompanying papers. Sent up for concurrence
The Committee on the petition of Syms Gardiner & als reported an order of notice, which came from the Senate accepted for concurrence – The House amended the same at A and sent up the report for concurrence.
Ordered that the committee on the Judiciary be instructed to enquire as to the expediency of adding further provisions to the laws exempting certain goods from attachment and execution, and from distress for taxes, so as to exempt also corn and grain while standing – read & passed.
Petition of Peter Talbot & als & report thereon, taken from the files of the Senate of last year, came from the Senate referd to the committee on Interior fisheries for concurrence and the House concurred.
Petition of Elijah Morse & als & report thereon, taken from the files of the Senate of last year, came from the Senate referred to the committee on the Judiciary for concurrence and the House concurred.
Petition of Samuel True & als & reported thereon, taken from the files of the Senate of last year, came from the Senate referred to the committee on the incorporation of towns, for concurrence and the House concurred.
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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