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Senate Journal 1834 (30-318511-P161B.pdf)

309 agriculture, read and accepted. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

Mr. Cogswell from the Joint Select Committee reported reference to next Legislature on petition of Freeman Bradford and others, read and accepted. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

Bill to exempt certain implements of husbandry from attachment and execution and distress for taxes was taken up; and the question of indefinitely postponing said Bill, being ordered to be taken by yeas and nays, was decided in negative as follows, to wit; Yeas Messrs Bradbury, Cogswell, Chandler, Emmons, Farnham, Frye, Porter and Williamson, 8. Nays Messrs Allen, Bridgham, Howard, Kelsey, Knowlton, Rogers, Smith and Tobin 8. A, "one yoke of oxen worth Fifty Dollars or more". Mr. Rogers moved to amend the proposed amendment by adding "and one cart" which last proposed amendment was adopted, and the question of adopting the amendment as amended being ordered to be taken by yes and nays, was decided in the affirmative as follows, to wit; Yeas Messrs. Bradbury, Brown, Cobb, Emmons, Farnham, Frye, Kelsey, Prescott, Rogers and Smith 10. Nays Messrs. Allen, Bridgham, Cogswell, Chandler, Howard, Knowlton, Porter, Tobin and Williamson 9. And the said Bill, on motion of Mr. Frye, was indefinitely postponed. Sent down for concurrence.

Resolve providing for the appointment of a Select Committee for the purpose of considering the subject

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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