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Senate Journal 1837 (30-318514-P104A.pdf)

198. Monday, February 13, 1837. [double underscored]

On motion of Mr. Staples, ordered that when the Senate adjourn, it adjourn till tomorrow morning at ten o'clock and that shall be the hour to which the Senate shall adjourn with the exception of Mondays, when the hour of meeting shall be half past ten o clock, till otherwise ordered.

Order from the House of Representatives, instructing the Committee on the North Eastern Boundary to inquire into the expediency of authorizing the Governor and Council to appoint an Agent or Agents to act under their authority and direction, in taking all necessary measures to procure a speedy settlement of the Boundary between this State and the British Province - read and passed in concurrence.

Petition of John W. Gookins and others, praying that our Senators and Representatives in Congress be requested to use their influence to effect the abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia, laid upon the table by Mr. Ham.

Mr. Rogers moved that the further consideration of said petition be postponed till the 8th day of February 1937 and the question of thus postponing being ordered to be taken by yeas and nays was decided in the affirmative as follows, to wit: Yeas.[underscored] Messrs. Greene, Ham, Higgins, Manning,

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: 1837

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