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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P109B.pdf)

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the appointment of a standing committee to view and lay out roads & vesting that power in the Courts of Sessions for each County came from the Senate in a new draft for concurrence. - The House receded from their former votes so far as to adopt the new draft of the Senate and after amending the same as on sheet annexed marked H passed the same to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill concerning Sheriffs, came from the Senate amended as in a new draft for concurrence - The House adopted the new draft and passed the same to be engrossed as amended. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill - additional Act for the relief of Poor Debtors, was read a third time & passed to be engrossed as amended on sheet annexed marked P. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill to apportion and assess on the inhabitants on this State a tax of forty nine thousand nine hundred & eighty eight dollars was reported by the committee on Finance, read 1st & 2d time & tomorrow at ten oclock assigned for a 3d reading.

Adjourned until tomorrow morning.


James L. Child


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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Language: English

Date: 1828

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