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Senate Journal 1828 (30-318507-P021B.pdf)

27 Tuesday January 8th 1828

Order of the House of Representatives that Messrs Barrett Vance and Bridgham with such as the senate may join be a committee to inquire into the expediency of altering the Laws relating to the taxation of property, with leave to report by bill or otherwise was read and passed in concurrence and Messrs Hath- away and Balknam were joined. [right margin] Committee to alter the Laws relating to Taxation

On motion by Mr Cushman Ordered that the Committee on Banks and Banking be instructed to consider whether any and what alterations ought to be made in the Act entitled "An additional Act respecting Banks", passed the last session of the Legislature and that they have leave to report by Bill or other- wise. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred [right margin] Order respecting Law relating to Banks

[right margin] Order respecting State printing [main body] Order of January 5th, directing the Secretary of State to procure the printing for the State came amended so as to require that offi- cer to receive sealed proposals and contract upon the lowest terms. The Senate nonconcur the House in their proposed amendment and adhere to their former vote passing the order "The question" will the Senate nonconur the House in their proposed amendment ordered to be taken by yeas and nays was decided as follows Yeas Messrs Dennett, Sweat, Emery, Dunlap, Megquier, Mace, Kavanagh, Richardson, Miller, Hathaway, Balknam, Grover, Williams and Washburn 15 Nays Messrs Herrick, Cutler, Cushman, Weston and Parsons

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[right margin] Yeas + Nays on question of State printing

[right margin[ Order respecting petitions [main body] On motion by Mr Dennett Ordered that all petitions presen- ted to this Legislature for setting off Individuals from one town to another be referred to the Committee on Parishes +c Sent down for concurrence . concurred

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: 1828

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