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Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P053B.pdf)

(94) [order relative to adjournment without day] State, without being able to perform any Constitutional Legislative Acts; and not withstanding there is some important business affecting individuals as well as the Public, which requires Legislative attention, and which ought not to be neglected: Yet as there does not appear to be any prospect of inducing a Quorum of the Senate to attend at the Senate Board; Therefore to avoid the expense of a longer and unavailing attempt to proceed in the public business, Ordered, That the concurrence of the House of Representatives be requested in a proposition to adjourn without day, at as early a period as shall appear compatible with the public interests. [laid on table] On motion by Mr. Hilton, The order aforesaid was laid on the table. Afterwards, on motion by Mr. Hutchings; the Order was taken up, considered and the question on its passage, on motion by Mr. Hilton, being ordered to be taken by yeas and nays, was decided as follows: [Yeas] Yeas Messrs. Davee, Dunlap, Hall, Hutchinson, Hutchings, Ingalls, Megquier and Steele - 8 [Nays] Nays Messrs. Hilton & Morse -2 The names of Messrs. Drummond, Gardner, Hinds, and Phelps were called on this question and they were not present. Thereupon, it was ordered, that an entry be made on the Journal that Mr. Kingsbury was absent by leave of the Senate. The above order was sent down for concurrence. On motion; Ordered that when the Senate adjourn they adjourn to two o'clock this afternoon. [Messenger to notify absent members] On motion; Ordered, that the Messenger by himself or his Assistant, in the recess, notify Messrs. Drummond, Gardner

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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