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Senate Journal 1828 (30-318507-P035B.pdf)

55 Wednesday January 16th 1828

Order of the House of Representatives appointing Messrs Russell, Leach and Hubbard with such as the Senate may join to inquire into the expediency of so altering the existing Law requiring the superintending School committee in each town and plantation to visit the schools of each Dis- trict at the commencement and close thereof, as to dispense with their visiting said schools unless directed by the town or plantation to which they belong at the annual meeting after the choice of town or plantation officers with leave to report by bill or otherwise came up for concurrence and the Senate nonconcurred and referred the same to the com- -mittee on Literature +c . Sent down for concurrence. concurred. [right margin] order of the H. appointing a com. to inquire into the expediency of alter- ing the Law respect- ing school commit- tees

" appointing Messrs Barrett, Cobb of D and Cobb of W. with such as the senate may join be a committee to inquire into the expediency of revising the Law regulating the solem- -nization of marriages with leave to report by bill or otherwise came up for concurrence. The Senate nonconcurred and re- -ferred the same to the committee on the Judiciary. Sent down for concurrence. concurred. [right margin] order of H. expediency of revis- ing Law regulating the solemnization of marriages.

"That the committee on the Judiciary be directed to in- quire into the expediency of providing by Law that the Treasurers of the several counties shall publish annually in some news- paper a detailed statement of all the receipts and expendi- -tures of their respective counties during the year next pre- -ceeding the time of such publication. [right margin] Order of H. expediency of provi- ding by Law that County Treass shall pub- lish annually a statement of recpts + expenditures

"That the committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so altering or amending the Law relating to the punishment of crimes that imprisonment for life be substituted for punishment by death were severally read and passed in concurrence. [right margin] Order of H. of R. to alter Law relating to the punishment of crimes

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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