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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P094A.pdf)


[Left margin: 1825]

Senate February 11th, 1825.

[Left margin: Order for the Deed]

On motion of Mr. Southwick,

Ordered that a message be sent to the House requesting them to send up the Deed of Joshua Gage & als. presented at the present Legislature: The Deed came up and was committed to Messrs. Southwick, Ripley and Whitney.

[Left margin: Bills]

Bill to incorporate the Merchants Bank,” came up with amendments; and the Senate so far reconsider their former vote as to concur with the House, and pass the same to be engrossed as amended.

Bill to incorporate the Thomaston Bank,” came up with sundry amendments; and the Senate so far reconsider their former vote as to concur the House in a part of their amendments; nonconcur them in others; adopt further amendments, and now pass the same to be engrossed: sent down for concurrence.

[Left margin: Petition referred]

Petition of the Trustees of China Academy,” was taken from the files and referred to the committee on Literature and Literary Institutions: sent down for concurrence.

[Left margin: Order for the opinion of the Justices & the Supreme Judicial Court]

On motion of Mr. Stebbins,

Ordered that, agreeably to the provision of the Constitution, the Hon. Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court be requested to give to this Senate their opinion on the following questions.

1st. Can any person, according to the third article of the Constitution, of right, hold and exercise at the same time, the several offices of Deputy Sheriff 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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