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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P064A.pdf)


[Left margin: 1825 January 26.]

to purchase brass Field Pieces &c.” which was read once and committed, and tomorrow at 11 oclock assigned for a 2d reading.

[Left margin: Bill]

Mr. Ripley from the committee to whom was referred the

Bill in addition to an Act concerning Registers of Deeds,” reported the same with amendments in a new draft: Read and accepted, and the Bill was passed to be engrossed as amended: sent down for concurrence.

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Mr. Churchill from the committee, on an order directing them to inquire into the expediency of allowing Banks in this State to issue Bills of a less denomination than five dollars, to a greater amount than the law now authorizes; reported that no further legislation is necessary upon that subject: Read, accepted and sent down for concurrence.

[Left margin: Reports on Petitions]

Mr. Green from the committee, on petition of Elijah Morse & als. reported that the petitioners cause an attested copy of their petition with this order thereon to be served on the town Clerks of Vienna and Mt. Vernon respectively, thirty days at least before the first wednesday of the first session of the next Legislature: Read and accepted: sent down for concurrence: concurred.

Mr. Whitney from the committee, on petition of Benjamin Riggs & als. and

on petition of Aurther McAuthur & als. reported that they severally have leave to bring in a Bill: Read, accepted and sent down for concurrence: came up concurred.


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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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