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Senate Journal 1834 (30-318511-P115B.pdf)

217 Resolve establishing a Board of Internal Improvement was taken up. Mr. Bradbury proposed to amend, by striking out the words, "Nor shall any person be a Commissioners who is engaged, directly or indirectly in speculating said lands, or timber"; and the question of adopting said amendment, being ordered to be taken by yeas and nays, was decided in the negative, as follows, to wit, Yeas Messrs. Bradbury, Knowlton, Pease, Pierce and Williamson - 5. Nays Messrs. Allen, Bridgham, Brown, Chandler, Cobb, Emmons, Farnham, Farnsworth, Frye, Groton, Howard, Kelsey, Labaree, Manning, Prescott, Rogers, Smith and Tobin - 18.

Mr. Knowlton proposed to amend by striking out the word "Five" and insert in lieu thereof the word "Three" and the question of thus amending, being ordered to be taken by yeas and nays was decided in the negative, as follows, to wit. Yeas Messrs Allen, Bradbury, Knowlton, Prescott, and Tobin - 5. Nays Messrs. Bridgham, Brown, Cobb, Chandler, Emmons, Farnham, Farnsworth, Frye, Groton, Howard, Kelsey, Labaree, Manning, Pease, Pierce, Porter, Roger, Smith and Williamson 19.

Mr. Bradbury moved to amend by striking out the word "Five" and insert in lieu thereof "Four" and the question of so amending, being ordered to be taken by yeas and nays was decided in the negative, as follows, to wit. Yeas Messrs. Allen, Bradbury, Brown, Chandler, Emmons, Farnham, Frye, Labaree, Pease, Prescott, and Tobin - 11. Nays - Messrs Bridgham, Cobb, Farnsworth, Groton, Howard, Kelsey, Knowlton, Manning, Pierce, Porter, Rogers, Smith and Williamson - 13.

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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