Senate Journal 1827 (30-318506-P081A.pdf)
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[Order Com. on Jud. to inquire into the expediency of repealing Act authorizing Courts to liberate or dispose of poor Convicts.] " that the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so far repealing an act authorizing Courts to literate or dispose of poor convicts in service passed March 17th. 1821, also an additional act authorizing courts to liberate or dispose of poor convicts passed February 2nd, 1822, as authorizes the several Sheriffs to dispose of them, with leave to report by Bill or otherwise.
[Order authorizing the appointment of an Auditor of Accts. of the Warden & als State Prison.] " that the Committee on the State Prison be requested to report a Resolve as soon as convenient authorizing the appointment of some suitable person to audit the accounts of the Warden and others connected with the States Prison were severally read and passed in concurrence.
Ebenr. Hutchinson Secy.
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