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Senate Journal 1834 (30-318511-P033B.pdf)

53 the licensing laws may be wholly and entirely repealed, were severally read and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary in concurrence.

Order from the House, instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to enquire into the expediency of revising the several statutes now in force, regulating the sale of ardent spirits, and embodying all necessary provisions upon that subject into a single act, with leave to report by bill or otherwise. Read and passed in concurrence.

Order from the House instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to enquire into the expediency of allowing by law a debtor to own and hold one pair of oxen exempt from attachment and execution was read and a passage refused.

Order from the House instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to enquire into the expediency of revising the laws respecting pounds, and empounding beasts, and respecting lost goods, and stray beasts, with leave to report by bill or otherwise, was read and passed in concurrence.

Order from the House of Representatives instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to enquire into the expediency of so altering the laws as to exempt from attachment all farming tools of poor debtors which may be necessary for carrying on the farm on which they live, and the farm, read and passed in concurrence.

Bill prescribing the mode of making & repairing highways, read & with accompanying papers referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

Adjourned. Attest. William Trafton, Secretary

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: 1834

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