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Senate Journal 1827 (30-318506-P109B.pdf)


Monday February 26th 1827

[Right margin: 1827.

Motion relative to adjournment without day.]

On motion by Mr Grover, ordered that the Senate adjourn without day when they next adjourn, and a Message was sent informing the House thereof and requesting their concurrence.

[Right margin: Report. Resolve in favor of the town of Poland.]

Mr Sweat from the Committee on Turnpikes &c reported Resolve in favor of the town of Poland, and the same was indefinitely postponed. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred

[Right margin: Resolve in favor of Aaron Blaney]

Resolve in favor of Aaron Blaney came from the House, and motion by Mr. Washburn that the same be indefinitely postponed ordered to be taken by yeas and nays was decided in the affirmative as follows

[Right margin: Yeas



Messrs Sweat, Dunlap, Churchill, Gardner, Southwick, Williams, Grover, Washburn and Bulman[?] 9


Messrs Stebbins, Parsons, Elwell, Balkam and Weston 5

[Right margin: Report. Bill regulating the sale of Lottery tickets authorized by this State]

Mr. Grover from the Committee on Engrossed Bills reported the following to be truly copied viz.

Bill regulating the sale of Lottery tickets authorized by this state and the drawing of Lotteries and the Senate refuse to pass the same to be enacted and a message was sent to the House of Representatives informing them of this refusal.

[Right margin: Motion. Committee appointed to inform the Governor that the Senate & House had agreed to adjourn without day.]

On motion by Mr. Stebbins Ordered that Messrs Stebbins and Balkam with such as the House may join be a Committee to inform the Governor, that the Senate and House of Representatives have passed upon all the public business which has come before them and agreed to adjourn without day, and to inquire if he has any further communication to make to them Sent down for concurrence, Came up concurred and Messrs Swan, White and Davis were joined


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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