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Senate Journal 1828 (30-318507-P029A.pdf)

42 [left margin] Order of H.R. expediency of al- lowing Law for the regulation of Inn holders, Retailers +c [main body] into the expediency of so altering or amending the existing Law for the regulation of Innholders, Retailers and Victuallers, that it may be lawful for all persons to retail beer, ale and cider in less quantities than twenty eight gallons, with leave to report by bill or otherwise.

[left margin] Order from H.R. expediency of passing a Law authorizing Judges of Probate to appoint Guardians " That the committee on the Judiciary be directed to inquire into the expediency of passing a Law authorizing Judges of Pro- bate in this State to appoint guardians to married women in certain cases, where their husbands have absconded and gone out of the State without making provision for their support and report by bill or otherwise were severally read and passed in concurrence.

[left margin] Communications from Counsellors elect signifying their acceptan- ce [main body] Communications from Daniel Wood, Josiah Dunn Junr, Jonathan Thayer and Edward Fuller Esq. Counsellors elect signifying their acceptance were received, read and sent down.

[left margin] Message to the House proposing a Con. to qualify Couns. [main body] On motion by Mr Sweat a message was sent to the House of Representatives proposing a Convention forthwith for the purpose of qualifying Counsellors elect. concurred.

[left margin] Counsellors qual- ified [main body] Agreeably to assignment the two Houses met in convention when Daniel Wood, Jonathan Thayer, Josiah Dunn Junr and Edward Fuller Esqs, came in and before the President of the Senate in presence of both Houses of the Legislature took and subscribed the oaths required by the Constitution to qual- ify them to enter upon the discharge of their official duties as Counsellors of State.

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[left margin] Message to Govr informing of the qualification of Counsellors [main body] Mr Dennett was charged with a message to the Governor informing of the qualification of Daniel Wood, Jona- than Thayer, Josiah Dunn Jun and Edward Fuller, Esqs who had previously been elected Counsellors for the current year

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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