Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P166A.pdf)
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Saturday March 5, 1836.
Order from the House of Representatives, in- structing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the expediency of providing by law that the action of replevin shall on the death of the defendant, survive against his personal representatives - read and passed in concurrence.
The following Orders came up from the House of Representatives --- severally read and passed in concurrence, to wit. Instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the expediency of providing that the law, prohibiting Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs from acting as attornies to parties be extended to Con- stables___________Instructing the Committee on the Judiciary
to inquire into the expediency of abolishing the law requiring Inspectors of Fish to pay a duty for their Commissions _______________Instructing the Committee on the Judiciary
to inquire whether the Resolve of March 17, 1835, rela- tive to Land Pensions, extends to cases of citizens of Massachusetts, enlisting in other States, and report such explanations in relation thereto as the provis- ions of said Resolve with warrant _______________Instructing the Committee on the Judiciary
to inquire what alteration of the law relating to the ser- vice and taxing of subpoenas in civil proceedings if any, in necessary - also to regulate the fees for the service of subpoenas and other processes in which here is no command to make return thereof---Instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to in-
quire into the expediency of providing by law for the at- tendance of witnesses residing in the State on trial of
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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