House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P040B.pdf)
Thursday January 17th 1828
Met according to adjournment.
Reports on the petitions of Abraham Bedel +als " of Edward Marson, Clement Moody +al granting leave to withdraw, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.
Reports on the petitons of James Carr +als " of Amos Hills +als " of John Upton +als " of Joseph Leighton ordering notice came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.
An order came from the Senate for concurrence directing the joint standing committee on the Judiciary to enquire whether any + what alterations are expedient in the acts and additional acts defining the general powers and duties of Manufacturing corporations with liberty to report +c and the House concurred.
Ordered that the committee on Interior Fisheries be instructed to inquire into the expediency of amending or repealing the existing laws regulating the Herring Fishery read and passed. Sent up for concurrence.
Ordered that the committee on the Judiciary who have under consideration the subject of State Paupers, be instructed to inquire into the expediency of repealing the law imposing six dollars on retailers, tavernkeepers and victuallers as the price of their licenses and report +c read and passed. Sent up for concurrence.
Bill to alter the time of holding the court of Sessions in the County of Hancock, was read a 1st + 2nd time and tomorrow
Description: The journal of the House of Representatives 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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