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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P144B.pdf)

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Governors Message]

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

The Governor of Georgia having requested that the enclosed Resolution of the Legislature of that State may be made known to the Legislature of Maine, I communicate the same to the two Branches for their information.

Council Chamber Jany 15 1825

Albion K. Parris

To the Senate and House of Representatives.

I lay before the Legislature a communication received from the officers of a Company of Artillery in the second Brigade and fourth Division relative to the situation of the Field Ordnance attached to said Company. By law it is made the duty of the Quarter Master General to provide for each Company of Artillery brass field pieces, carriages and apparatus necessary for their complete equipment for the field. As there are no brass pieces belonging to the State of suitable calibre [caliber], for the use of Artillery Companies except those already distributed, the Acting Quarter Master General will be unable to take any measures upon this application, unless he shall be authorized, by an appropriation, to meet the expense. During the last three years but one Artillery Company has been raised within the State, although applications have been made for a number more. This company raised on the seaboard and within a Brigade wholly destitute of Artillery, has not yet been furnished with such

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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