Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P021B.pdf)
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Senate Jany. 11th: 1825
[Report of the Justices of the S.J. Court]
A Report was received from the Hon. Prentiss Mellen and Nathan Weston, a Committee appointed under a Resolve of the last Legislature to examine the several Acts now in force regulating the fees of the several Civil Officers of this State, and to report to this Legislature what alterations or amendments ought to be made therein, in which they say it is expedient to make alterations therein. Read and sent down.
[Order for a Resolve from the files]
On motion of Mr. Dunn, Ordered that the Resolve in favour of Jonathan Nelson be taken from the files and laid on the table; which was referred to the Committee on Applications from sick and wounded soldiers. Sent down for concurrence and came up concurred.
A message was received from the House informing that they had assigned monday 17th Inst. at 11 O clock for the purpose of coming to the choice, on their part, of a Major General of the 8th Division; and informing also that they had discharged Col. Carpenter of Sebec from the Committee on Applications from sick and wounded soldiers, and had appointed Joseph Crooker.
On motion of Mr. Dunlap Ordered, that tuesday next at 11 O clock be assigned as the time for coming to the choice of a Major General on the part of the Senate, and a Message was sent to the House informing them of the same.
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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