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House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P065A.pdf)

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Friday January 29th 1836

Met according to adjournment.

On motion by Mr Holmes of Alfred Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing by law for obtaining lands for burying grounds in towns or villages without the consent of the owners, when such consent cannot be obtained on payment of an equivalent as provided by the Constitution. Sent up for concurrence.

Leave to Withdraw was reported on the Petition of Selectmen of Dover - Daniel J Perley & the reports accepted in concurrence.

Resolve for the benefit of the town of Kilmarnock was read once and tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a second reading.

Message from the Governor [ see appendix page 16.] transmitting the Report & Resolutions of the State of Georgia on the subject of Incendiary publications &c was read & referred in concurrence with the Senate to the Committee on the South Carolina Resolution.

Bill - An Act to incorporate the South Paris Manufacturing Company, was read a third time and passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence

Bill - An Act to incorporate the China Steam Mill Company was read a third time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

Description: The journal of the House of Representatives 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: 1836

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