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Senate Journal 1827 (30-318506-P024B.pdf)

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[39] [1827]

[N.H. Boundary] Committee to consider the expediency of providing for an accurate survey of the Boundary line between the states of Maine and New Hampshire with leave to report by Bill or otherwise was read and passed in concurrence and Messrs Sweat and Hathaway were joined.

[Order bills to be presented to the Govr. by Secretary of Senate] On motion by Mr Washburn Ordered that all bills shall be presented to the Governor for his approbation and signature, by the Secretary of the Senate after the same shall have been passed to be enacted and all resolves after the same shall have been finally passed and severally received the signatures of the presiding officers of both branches of the Legislature and a record thereof shall be entered on the Journal

[Order weights & measures] On motion by Mr Grover ordered that the Committee who have under consideration the Treasurer's Report, inquire as to what proceedings ought to be had respecting a public standard of weights and measures for the use of the State, sent down for concurrence - Concurred -

[order amendment of law for the benefit of Poor Debtors] On motion by Mr Hathaway Ordered that the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so altering and amending the laws for the benefit of poor debtors as to provide a more effectual remedy for the creditor than at present exists, Sent down for concurrence, concurred -

[order attachments of personal propy.] On motion by Mr Balham Ordered that the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of altering or amending the law respecting the attachment of personal property in civil actions, sent down for concurrence - concurred -

[order Greenleaf's Reports -] On motion by Mr Stebbins Ordered that the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expedience

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: 1827

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