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Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P058A.pdf)

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104.

Monday January 25. 1836.

Order from the House of Representatives, instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the expediency of prohibiting by law, the auction sale of the maintenance of Paupers by towns - read and passed in concurrence.

Order from the House of Representatives, instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to report a Bill, authorizing all corporations hereafter established to sue and be sued by their corporate name - have a common seal - make bylaws not inconsistent with law and divide their corporate property into as many shares as they may deem expedient - read and passed in concurrence.

Order from the House of Representatives, instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the expediency of making further provision, where persons have made out or presented their claim for military pension lands, but have died previous to the location - and of explaining any other doubts in regard to said lands - read and passed in concurrence.

Order from the House of Representatives, directing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the expediency of enlarging the powers of Constables, in the town of East Machias in the County of Washington - read and passed in concurrence.

On motion of Mr Greene. Ordered, that the Committee on Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of purchasing for the use of the State, a sufficient number

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: 1836

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