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Senate Journal 1834 (30-318511-P118B.pdf)

228 Bill to organize, govern and discipline the Militia of this State, was taken up, and sundry amendments adopted; Mr. Knowlton moved to further amend by striking out the words " Ten cents a mile for travel" in the 41st Section, 5th and 6th lines, and insert in lieu thereof "Eight cents a mile for travel"; 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. Allen, Farnham, and Knowlton -3 Nays Messrs Bridgham, Brown, Cobb, Chandler, Farnsworth, Frye, Groton, Kelsey, Laboree, Manning, Pease, Pierce, Porter, Prescott, Smith, Tobin and Williamson - 17.

The same gentleman proposed to amend by striking out "Fifty cents" in the Eighth line of the Twenty Eighth Section, and insert in lieu thereof, "One Dollar and Fifty Cents" 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 Farnsworth and Knowlton - 2. Nays Messrs. Allen, Bradbury, Bridgham, Brown, Cobb, Chandler, Farnsworth, Frye, Groton, Kelsey, Labaree, Manning, Pease, Pierce, Porter, Prescott, Rogers, Smith, Tobin and Williamson - 20.

Mr. Prescott moved to amend by striking out all that part of Section Twenty One from the Ninth line, to the proviso in the Sixty Second line, 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. Farnham, Knowlton, Prescott, and Williamson - 4. Nays Messrs. Allen, Bridgham, Brown, Chandler, Farnsworth, Frye, Groton, Kelsey, Labaree, Manning, Pease, Pierce, Porter, Rogers, Smith

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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