Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P076A.pdf)
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Tuesday, February 2, 1836. The Order from the House of Representatives of yesterday relative to Lieut. Col. Long's Report of a Reconnoissance for a Rail Road from Quebec to the Atlantic came up - the House insisting upon their vote passing said order. The Senate insist upon their vote of yesterday refusing said order a passage; and propose a Conference, and appoint as Conferees, on their part Messrs Benson, Jarvis and Clark. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred and Messrs Potter of Augusta, Lane of Hollis, and Smith of Westbrook are joined.
Order from the House of Representatives, appointing a Joint Select Committee, consisting on the part of the House of Messrs Lippincott, Mildram, O'Brien, Sproul and Hamlin with such as the Senate may join to take into consideration the necessity of providing by law; for getting from the Adjutant General's Office, in Massachusetts, a copy of the records of the metes and bounds of Militia Companies in this State previous to 1821, and deposite the same in the Adjutant General's Office in this State. - and further ordered, that every Company so organized, be furnished with a copy at the expense of the State. Read and passed and Messrs Frye, Staples and Greene are joined in concurrence,
Order from the House of Representatives, requesting the Hon. Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court to give their opinion on the following.
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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