Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P065B.pdf)
(118) Friday 19th February 1830. The Senate met according to adjournment.
[Message from House, concurring in proposition for a convention to qualify councillors.] A Message was delivered from the House of Representatives by James L. Child, their Clerk, informing the Senate, that the House had concurred the Senate in their proposition made yesterday for a Convention of both Houses of the Legislature this day at eleven o'clock A.M. for the purpose of qualifying such Councillors elect as have signified their acceptance of that office.
[Councillors acceptance] Written communications were received from Elisha Allen, and John Burgin, Councillors elect, signifying their acceptance of that office and that they were ready to take and subscribe the oaths necessary to qualify them to discharge the duties thereof. And the same were read and Sent down.
[Order relative to courts entering up Judgments.] Order of the House of Representatives, that the Joint standing Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire whether any alterations are necessary in the existing Laws relative to the power of the Courts in entering up judgments on general verdicts, was read and concurred.
[Petition of Seward Porter] (Also) That the Senate be requested to take from their files and send down the Petition of Seward Porter, was read and request granted.
[Leave to withdraw on Petitions] Mr. Kingsbury, from the Joint standing Committee on the Judiciary, on the Petitions of L.M. Parker & others Mark Nason & others, Jabes Daggett & others, & Ira Blanchard & others, reported that the Petitioners have leave severally to
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