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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P012A.pdf)

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Senate Jany. 7 1825

[Reports of Committee]

Mr. Dunlap from the Committee appointed to wait upon the Governor and inform him that the Legislature are proceeding upon the public business of the State, and are ready to receive any communication he may be pleased to make to them, Reported that they had performed the duties assigned them, and that the Governor was pleased to say that he would this day at 12 O clock communicate with the two Houses of the Legislature by written messages.

Mr. Green from the Committee appointed to wait upon the Revd. Elijah Kellogg and inform him of his election as Chaplain of the Senate, Reported that they had attended to the duties assigned them, and that he was pleased to say that he felt very grateful for the favorable notice they had bestowed upon him, and would enter upon the duties of his appointment this day.


A message was received from the House proposing a Convention of the two Houses this day at 11 O clock for the purpose of coming to the choice of Seven Councillors to advise the Governor in the Executive part of the Government the present political year, and also to elect a Secretary of State.

On motion Ordered, that a message be sent to the House informing that the Senate concur in their proposition aforesaid.


The two Houses then met in Convention for the purpose of electing seven Councillors

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: 1825

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