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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P111B.pdf)

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took up the subject, receded from their former votes and then passed the following Preamble & Resolution expressive of the sense of the House of Representatives, viz

Whereas, the vice of intemperance is dangerous in its consequences and deleterious in its effects, destroying the property, liberty and health of its victims; and as every practice, tending to increase or encourage that vice, should meet the decided disapprobation of every good citizens;

therefore Resolved, as the sense of this House that the practice of treating on public days of election, tending to encourage habits of intemperance, is highly dangerous to republican principles and political freedom, 'unbecoming a moral and religious people,' and deserving the most pointed reprobation; and all persons, who use their influence to discontinue the practice, deserve well of the Country.

Adjourned until afternoon.

Afternoon. met according to adjournment

Resolve for the payment of accounts against the State, was read a second time & passed to be engrossed as amended Sent up for concurrence.

Bill to apportion and assess on the inhabitants of this State a Tax of Forty nine thousand nine hundred & eighty eight dollars, was read a third time & passed to be engrossed - Sent up for concurrence.

Bill to apportion and assess on the Inhabitants of this State a Tax of Forty nine thousand nine hundred & eighty eight dollars, came from the Senate amended for concurrence - and the House so far receded from their former votes as to concur with the Senate in passing

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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