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Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P062B.pdf)

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praying for an increase of Capital Stock of the Cumberland Steam Navigation Company and for the night of holding real estate;

Petition of Thomas Harwood and others, praying for a Bank at Bath, severally read and referred to the Committee on Banks and Banking in concurrence.

Remonstrance of the town of Gorham against the petition of Winslow Hall and others - " -of the town of Freeport against the petition of William Walker and others - severally read and referred to the Committee on Division of Towns in concurrence.

A message was received from the Governor, transmitting the Report and account of the Agent appointed to superintend and managed the sale and settlement of the Public Lands. Ordered, on motion of Mr. Severance, that five hundred copies of said report be printed for the use of the Legislature. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

A message was received from the Governor communicating the Preamble and Resolutions adopted by the General Assembly of North Carolina on the subject of "Incendiary Publications" - read and referred to the Committee to which were referred the South Carolina Resolutions. Sent down for concurrence.

A communication was received from Nathaniel Coffin, Clerk of the Judicial Courts. Lincoln County on the subject of Capital Offences and convictions - read and referred to the Committee on Capital Punishments -

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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