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Senate Journal 1828 (30-318507-P045B.pdf)

Monday January 21st 1828

On motion by Mr Cutler, Ordered that the Rules and orders of the Senate be so far amended as to permit the Chaplains of the Senate and House of Representatives to interchange in the performance of their official du- -ties at their pleasure, and that this order be communi- -cated to them. [right margin] Amendment of Rules + orders

A communication from Joel Whitney signifying his accep- tance of the office of Counsellor was received and sent down [right margin] Joel Whitney acepce of office of Counsellor

On motion by Mr. Cutler a Message was sent to the House of Representatives proposing a convention forth with for the purpose of qualifying Joel Whitney Counsellor elect concurred [right margin] Messsage to H.R. proposing convention

Agreeably to assignment the two Houses met in conven- -tion when Joel Whitney Counsellor elect came in and took and subscribed the oaths required by the Constitution to qualify him to enter upon the discharge of his official duties The Convention separated [right margin] Convention to qualify J. Whitney as Counsellor

In Senate Mr. Cutler was charged with a message to the Governor and Council informing them of the qualification of Joel Whitney in convention [right margin] Message to Gov + counc inform qual of Joel Whitney counsellor

A communication was received from Mark Harris Treasurer of State elect transmitting a bond for the approval of the Legislature, Read and with the accompanying bond referred to the Committee who had under consideration the late Treasurer's Report Sent down for concurrence. Concurred [right margin] Mark Harris Treas of State presen ted a bond Bill

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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