Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P052B.pdf)
(92) be delivered in hand to each of said Gentlemen, or left at their respective Boarding houses by the Messenger of the Senate.
[order relative to Joint standing committee] On order of the House of Representatives, passed in that House, on this day, requesting the Senate to inform the House why the Joint Standing Committee appointed on the part of the House, and sent up for concurrence, had not been joined on the part of the Senate, was read and thereupon, [Message to the House relative to joint standing committee] Mr. Megquier moved the following order, that in answer to the order of the House of Representatives requesting to be informed "Why the Joint Standing Committees appointed on the part of the House, and sent up for concurrence, have not been joined by the Senate, "a message be sent to the House of Representatives, that the deficiencies in the Senate have not been determined, nor the Constitutional Candidates ascertained and designated for filling any deficiencies existing in the Senate, and that this Branch of the Legislature is now unable to transact business, several of its Members having absented themselves from the Senate, without leave, so that a Quorum is not present.
On motion by Mr. Hilton the above order was laid on the table.
The Senators present then adjourned. Attest Edward Kavanagh Secretary
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