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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P016B.pdf)

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Mr. Dunlap was then accordingly added, & A message was sent to the House informing them of the same.

[Committee on a part of the Message]

On motion of Mr. Parsons of L. Ordered that Messrs. Campbell, Parsons of L. Dunlap, Prime and Ripley, with such as the House may join, be a Committee to take into consideration so much of the Governors message as relates to Gen. Lafayette, with leave to report by Resolve or otherwise. Sent down for concurrence.

[Notice to the Governor of the election of Secretary of State]

Mr. Campbell was then charged with a message to the Governor and Council informing them that Amos Nichols Esqr. had been duly elected Secretary of State, for the present political year by a Joint Ballot of the two Houses of the Legislature; that he has signified his acceptance and is now ready to take and subscribe the oaths required by the Constitution to qualify him to discharge the duties of that office.

[Committee on the purchase of Greenleafs reports]

On motion of Mr. Dunlap, Ordered that Messrs. Dunlap and Fairbanks be a Committee with such as the House may join, to take into consideration the expediency of purchasing a sufficient number of the second Vol. of Greenleaf's Reports of the decisions of the Supreme Judicial Court, for the use of the State: Sent down for concurrence, came up concurred and Messrs. Eveleth, Hathaway and Robins were joined.

[Petition referred]

Petition of William Randall and others, for a new town to be formed from Litchfield and Bowdoin.

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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