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Senate Journal 1834 (30-318511-P036A.pdf)

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Communications from Nathaniel Clark, Edmund Mann, Edward Williams and Asa Clark, Counsellors elect, signifying their acceptance, were severally read and sent down.

On motion of Mr. Cobb, ordered that a message be sent to the House of Representatives, proposing a Convention of both branches of the Legislature, this day at half past eleven o'clock for the purpose of administering the oaths required by the Constitution to Nathaniel Clark, Edmund Mann, Edward Williams and Asa Clark, Counsellors elect, to qualify them to enter upon the discharge of their official duties. Which message was delivered by the Secretary.

A message was received from the House of Representatives, concurring in the foregoing proposition.

The Secretary of State laid upon the table a message from the Governor, transmitting a Communication from the President of the United States, through the Secretary of War, requesting this State to cede jurisdiction to the United States over the arsenal in the town of Augusta, which was read and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

Petition of George Brooks for a pension in consequence of a wound received while in the Military service of the State; was read and referred to the Committee on Military Pension. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

Order from the House, instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to enquire into the expediency of repealing an Act, approved March 12, 1831

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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