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Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P060B.pdf)


[Communication from Councillors accepting]

Written communications were received from Samuel Paine, David Crowell, Daniel Steward Jr & Phinehas Varnum, Councillors elect, signifying their acceptance of that Office, and informing that they were ready to take and subscribe the oaths necessary to qualify them to discharge the duties thereof They were severally read and sent down.

[Order relative to Ministerial & School Lands.]

On motion by Mr Davee; Ordered, that the Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so far modifying "An act to provide for the sale and distribution of ministerial and school lands" passed 12th February 1824 - that the annual rents & profits of lands granted and reserved for the use of the ministry, and the interest accruing from monies arising from the sale of the same, may by a vote of Towns, be appropriated for the maintenance and support of Schools therein. Sent down for concurrence - Concurred.

[Pet. of J. Drummond & als. & J. Stockbridge & als.]

Order of the House of Representatives, That the Senate be requested to take from their files and send down the Petitions of John Drummond & others and of John Stockbridge & others, was read and request granted.

[Order relative to Elections.]

(also) That the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire what alterations are necessary to be made in the "act regulating elections" with have to report by bill or otherwise:

[Order relative to exempting swine for attachment.]

(also) That the same Committee be instructed to inquirer into the expediency of making the Law exempting Sine from attachment more explicit, were severally read and concurred.

[Order to print Rules & Orders]

On motion by Mr Meqquier; Ordered, that the Secretary cause two hundred copied of the Rules and Orders of the Senate to be printed for the use of the Members.

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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