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Senate Journal 1834 (30-318511-P082A.pdf)


Order from the House instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the expediency of so amending the Constitution of this State, that Cities may vote in their respective wards for Representatives to Congress, Electors of President and Vice President of the United States, and State and County officers, in the same manner that towns are now required to vote, and to make returns thereof to the Board of Aldermen of their respective Cities, with leave to report by Bill or otherwise. Read and passed in concurrence.

Order from the House instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the expediency of altering the law on Attachments, so that Real Estate shall not be subject to private attachment; read and passed in concurrence.

Bill additional to an Act to abolish Special Pleadings, came from the House indefinitely postponed and the question of receding from the vote passing said Bill to be engrossed, and concurring the House in the indefinite postponement of the same, being ordered to be taken by yeas and nays, was decided in the affirmative, as follows, to wit. Yeas Messrs Allen, Bridgham, Brown, Cobb, Cogswell, Farnsworth, Frye, Groton, Howard, Knowlton, Labaree, Pease, Prescott, Smith, Tobin & Williamson 16. Nays Messrs Chandler, Emmons, Farnham, Manning, Pierce, Porter and Rogers 7.

On motion of Mr. Pierce, ordered, that a message be sent to the House of Representatives, proposing a Convention of both branches of the Legislature, in the Representatives Chambers, tomorrow at eleven o'clock in the forenoon for the purpose of electing a Treasurer of State. Which message was delivered by the 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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