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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P140A.pdf)


[Left margin: 1825

Governors Message]

State in Congress, was furnished with a copy of the Resolve, and requested to collect such information, relative to establishments of the like kind in other States, as in his opinion would be useful, and particularly to visit the institutions for the education of the deaf and dumb at Phelidelphia [Philadelphia], New York, and Hartford. The request was readily complied with and the informations solicited was obligingly and gratuitously furnished. The report of Mr. Lincoln, and the correspondence of the officer of the American Asylum, will be laid before you, and will disclose the principal reasons which have induced the Executive, for the present, to delay the expenditure of the money appropriated, and to submit the whole subject to the consideration of the Legislature.

I lay before you a communication received from the Land Agents of this State and Massachusetts, relative to the sale of timber on the undivided lands, the joint property of the two States. Should it be deemed expedient to authorize a sale of any portion of these lands, on the timber growing thereon, as is suggested by the Agents, it can only be done under the concurrent authority of both States. The subject will claim the early attention of the Legislature, that the result may be seasonably communicated to the Government of Massachusetts.

I have no information relative to the adjustment of our north eastern boundary, other than what was made Known to the last Legislature. That line remains unsettled, and is still a subject of negociation [negotiation] between the American and British governments. It is f the highest importance to the

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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