House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P358B.pdf)
Cilley Jonathan, Elected Speaker, 10 Committee's appointed, viz: to examine credentials of Member 8 to receive votes for speaker 10 to employ assistant Clerk 10 to employ Messenger 11 to employ Watch, in State House 12 to employ Chaplains, 12 on contested Elections 14 to Report Rules & Orders, 19 to contract for State Printing 74 relative to establishing bounds of Militia Companies , 134 to report persons absenting themselves without leave, 173. Committee of the whole House, 223. 227. 230. 235. 239. 245. Committee's discharged, viz on State Lands, 296 on Roads and Bridges, 296 on incorporations of Towns, 375 on Manufactures 378 on Interior Waters, 393 on Towns - 396 on Claimes, 396 on Pensions, 396 on Parishes, 397 Leave of absence - 400 on Banks and Baking, 406 on Rail Roads, 413 Committee appointed to see what now Bank, as necessary 371. Committees, Joint, appointed, viz: to count votes for Governor 11 relative to Rules and Orders. 12 to inform the Governor of his election. 16
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