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House Journal 1827 (30-318942-P106A.pdf)


Bill fixing the place of the permanent seat of Government and prescribing where the Legislature shall hold its sessions, was laid upon the table by Mr Vance of Baring on leave of the House obtained for that purpose. Mr Evans moved a reference of the subject to the next Legislature, and before the questions was taken the House adjourned until 1/2 past two this afternoon

An order came from the Senate for concurrence directing that the Committee on the Pay Roll of the House of Representatives and the Secretary of the Senate be directed to make up the Pay Rolls of their respective Houses including Sunday next and the House concurred.

Adjourned until 1/2 past two oclock this afternoon

Afternoon. Met according to adjournment.

Report on the petition of Reuben H Green & others, granting leave to withdraw, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence & the House concurred.

Resolve imposing a tax on the several Counties within this State was read a second time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

The committee on engrossed Bills reported as duly engrossed Resolve providing compensation of certain officers of the Legislature which was finally passed. Sent up for concurrence

Resolve respecting the State Prison, was read a second time & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

Resolve confirming the sale if land by James Irish to Joshua Carpenter, was read a second time & passed to be engrossed as amended at A & B. Sent up for concurrence.


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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Language: Englsih

Date: 1827

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