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Senate Journal 1834 (30-318511-P053B.pdf)

[93] requiring the use of broad rimmed wheels, read and referred to the committee that have that subject under consideration. Sent down for concurrence.

Mr Groton from the Joint Select Committee to which was referred the order to employ a draftsman, made a report which was read & accepted. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

Order from the House of Representatives, appointing Messrs Robinson of Hallowell, tuttle of Canaan, and Morrill of Westbrook, a committee, with such as the Senate may join, to consider the expediency of granting two hundred acres of land to each non-commissioned officer and soldier of the Revolution, who enlisted for and served a town of not less than three years at one time, who at the time of his enlistment was an inhabitant of the then Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and is now an inhabitant of this State, and who has not already received money or land under the provisions of a Resolve or Resolves of said Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and also to each widow of any such officer or soldier who was at the time of his decease an inhabitant of this State, with leave to report by Bill or otherwise, came up for concurrence and Messrs Bradbury and Tobin are joined, in concurrence.

On Motion of Mr Groton, ordered, that the Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing by law, that no suit shall hereafter be defeated by the intervention of a Trustee Process. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

Mr Kelsey from the Committee on State Lands made a report on that part of the Land Agents report of 1833 recommending the establishment of a general system of survey of lands, read and recommitted with special

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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