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Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P034B.pdf)

(56) referred to the Joint Standing Committee on State Lands, in concurrence.

[Petitions referred] Petitions of Selectmen of Gray, for a Committee to establish the line between said Town and the Town of Windham, was read and referred to the joint standing committee on the Judiciary, in concurrence. " - of John Jenkins & others, praying to be relieved from Highway taxes, was read & referred to the Joint standing committee on Turnpikes, Bridges and Canals. "- of Ephraim Bachelder & others, for an academy and grant of land, was read and referred to the Joint standing Committee on Literature & Literary Institutions, in concurrence. The Senate adjourned. Afternoon. [communication from the acting Governor] The Senate met according to adjournment. Edward Russell Esq, Secretary of State came in and laid on the table the following written communication from the Hon. Nathan Cutler, acting Governor of the State. Council Chamber Portland February 5th 1830 Sir Having exercised the Executive duties of the State since the disease of the late Governor, under that provision of the Constitution which provides, that when the office of Governor shall become vacant by death & "the President of the Senate shall exercise the office of Governor until another Governor shall be qualified", and doubts having arisen as to what construction should be put on that provision, I requested the opinion of the Justices of the

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: 1830

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