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Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P049A.pdf)

(85) {communication from Chf. Justice of Sup. Jud. Court] The President pro tem read a communication from the Hon. Prentiss Mellen, Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court, declining to give his opinion on the questions propounded to him and his Associates by the order of the Senate of 2d February Inst. and assigning as a reason for thus declining the order of the Senate of 8th February Inst. touching the order aforesaid of the 2d Instant.

[Hon. Joshua Hall returned the chair] The Hon. Joshua Hall, President of the Senate having vacated the Executive chair, came in and resumed the chair of the Senate.

[Message from the Governor] The Secretary of State came in and laid on the table a written Message from the Governor, with accompanying Documents: and on motion by Mr. Megquier the Message was read and ordered to lie on the table. See appendix Page XVI [order to print Gov. Message] On motion by Mr. Phelps; Ordered that two hundred copies of the Governor's Message be printed for the use of the Senate.

On motion of Mr. Megquier; Ordered, that when the Senate adjourn, they adjourn to ten o'clock tomorrow morning.

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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