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Senate Journal 1828 (30-318507-P024A.pdf)


Wednesday January 9th 1828

[left margin] Order from H.R. that the com on Jud be instructed to revise the laws for the support of the Poor [main body] Orders of the House of Representatives, that the committee on the Judiciary be instructed to revise the Laws for the supp- ort of the Poor, so far as to provide for the sale of and conveyance of the real estate of which a married woman may be seised in her own right, for her support when she may become chargeable as a Pauper, with to report by bill or otherwise.

[left margin] Order from H.R. That the Com. on Jud inquire what provisions ought to be made for secu- rity of buildings from fire. That the Committee on the Judiciary to in- -quire what provisions ought by Law to be made for the further and better security of dwelling houses and other buildings against fire with leave to report by bill or otherwise were sev- erally read and passed in concurrence.

[left margin] Order from H.R. requesting the Senate to send to the H.R. the Resolves ordered to be published by the last Legislature. Order of the House of Representatives that the Senate be requested to send to this House the Resolve ordered to be published by the last Legislature and referred to this, providing for the sale of public Lands for the establishment of town Libraries and for the benefit of schools was read and request granted.

[left margin] Message from Governor on the sub- ject of the Mata- nacocook Road The Secretary of State came in and laid upon the table a written message from the Governor on the subject of the Matanacocook Road with accompanying Documents and the same was read and with the accompanying documents referred to Messrs Williams and Washburn with such as the House may join. sent down for concurrence. Concurred and Messrs Vance, Gould and Patten were joined.

[left margin] Resolve in favor of Jona McKinny Reptd on his petition Mr Williams from the Committee on the Judiciary on his petition reported Resolve in favor of Jonathan McKenney Read once and tomorrow 10 o clock assigned for a 2nd reading

[left margin] Order of notice reported on pet. Mr. Dennett from the Committee on Incorporation of towns on the petition of Jeremiah Paul reported an order of notice

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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