House Journal 1826 (30-318941-P039B.pdf)
Thursday January 19th 1826
Met according to adjournment
Samuel Little Esquire appeared, presented his credentials was qualified and took his seat as a member from Buxton instead of Mr Pond whose seat became vacant by his acceptance of a seat at the Senate Board.
Ordered that the committee on the Judiciary be directed to enquire into the expediency of so enlarging the provisions of the several resolves authorizing the purchase & distribution of the first and second volumes of Greenleafs Reports, that towns & plantations organized since the passing of said resolves, be included and furnished with said volumes, read and passed. Sent up for concurrence
An order came from the Senate for concurrence directing the committee on the Judiciary to enquire into the expediency of repealing so much of an act entitled an act establishing the duties to be paid by certain officers therein named, as requires each Coroner to pay a duty of three dollars – and the House concurred.
Report on the petition of Converse Lilley[?] & als
-of Ebenezer C Wilder & als
Granting leave for a Bill, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.
Report on the petition of Benjamin Prescott & als granting an order of notice, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence, and the House concurred.
Petition of Benjamin Nason & als, to be incorporated by the name
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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