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Senate Journal 1827 (30-318506-P018A.pdf)

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On Accounts Messrs Dennett and Hathaway Messrs Blaney Shaw and Winslow


Afternoon, [Joint Standing Comm. on the State Prison] Order of the House of Representatives that in addition to the Joint Standing Committees now provided for there be also a Joint Standing Committee on the State Prison and the House on their part appoint Messrs Burr, Hodgman and Robbins, was read and passed in concurrence and the Senate on their part joined Messrs Stebbins and Butman.

[Petition of W. Lowell Jr] On motion by Mr Southwick the petition of William Lowell Junr was taken from the files and with the accompanying papers referred to the Committee on Incorporation of towns sent down for concurrence - concurred -

[Pet. of Jn M Hale] Petition of John M Hale and others for leave to build a turnpike

[Pet. of Prp. of Somst. Bridge] " of Proprietors of Somerset Bridge for an alteration of their charter were severally read and in concurrence referred to the Committee on Turnpikes, Bridges and Canals.

[Petition Wm King &al] [" of A. Wood &al] [" of J. Whitney &al] [" of Jn Loring &al] Petition of William King and others " of Abial Wood & others " of Joel Whitney and others and of John Loring and others, all praying aid for the purpose of opening a communication with Canada were severally read and in concurrence referred to the Committee on the that part of the Governor's message relating to that subject.


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: 1827

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