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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P072A.pdf)


[Left margin: 1825 January 29.

Committee on allowing certain persons to take Depositions]

Order of the House that the committee on New Trials be instructed to consider the expediency of authorizing persons charged with offences not felonious, to take the depositions of witnesses to be used in their defence [defense] in certain cases and under certain restrictions,” came up for concurrence: Read and concurred.

[Left margin: Committee on approving President Monroes services]

On motion of Mr. Scammon

Ordered that Messrs. Stebbins, Scammon, Lord, Parlin and Churchill, and such as the House may join, be a committee to inquire whether it be expedient that Legislature of this State express their approbation of the distinguished services of James Monroe, president of the United States, he being about to retire from that station, and report by Resolve or otherwise: sent down for concurrence: concurred, and Messrs. Adams, Swett, McCobb, Talbott, Boutell, Chase, Spooner and Crooker were joined.

[Left margin: Committee on the buying & selling dormant titles]

On motion of Mr. Stebbins,

Ordered that Messrs. Stebbins and Holland and such as the House may join be a committee to consider what further legal provision ought to be made respecting actions for the recovery of real estate, and to prevent the buying and selling of dormant titles, with leave to report by Bill or otherwise;” sent down for concurrence: concurred and Messrs. Benson, Eastman and Francis were joined.

[Left margin: Bill]

Bill regulating the duties on Commissioners”, passed to be engrossed in the House, came up for concurrence, was read once and committed to Messrs. Parsons of Y.[?] Southwick and Whitney, and

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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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