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House Journal 1833 (30-318948-P022A.pdf)

34 praying to be incorporated into a town by the name of Byron - came from the Senate for concurrence, referred to the Committee on Incorporation of Towns and the House concurred - sent up.

Petition of William Brown asking for an additional compensation as Adjutant, came from the Senate for concurrence referred to the Committee on the Militia - and the House concurred - sent up.

Communications from Nathaniel Clark, Robert P. Dunlap, Alfred Pierce and John Hodgdon signifying their acceptance of the office of councillors to which they had been elected by the two branches of the Legislature came from the Senate, were read and sent up.

A message was received from the Senate by their Secretary proposing a convention of both branches of the Legislature this day at twelve o'clock in the Representatives Hall for the purpose of administering the necessary oaths of office to Nathaniel Clark, Robert P. Dunlap, Alfred Pierce, and John Hodgdon, Councillors elect, requesting the concurrence of the House and the House concurred and the Clerk by Message acquainted the Senate therewith.

Agreeably to assignment the two branches of the Legislature met in convention in the Representatives Hall when Nathaniel Clark, Robert P. Dunlap, Alfred Pierce and John Hodgdon, councillors elect, came in and took and subscribed the oaths of office prescribed by the constitution to qualify them to enter upon the discharge of their official duties - and the convention separated.

Description: The journal of the House of Representatives 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: 1833

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