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Huntington, Jabez Williams to Wolcott, Frederick, 1826 May 26

 Digital Record
Identifier: Digital Object ID ##xi06o7


  • Digitized: 1826 May 26

Summary Note

Reports on politics and balloting in the Connecticut Legislature; assembly to address improvements of the Connecticut River; forwards a copy of the Act of Vermont and of Lyman Beecher's election sermon; refers to corporate influence of canal companies; committee to investigate conduct of Sheriff John L. Lewis is to meet the following afternoon; Committee on the School fund wish to increase the salary of Seth P. Beers; lottery applications for Middletown Academy; reports ballot results; explains the need for higher salaries for judges in order to keep William Bristol and Nathan Smith on the bench; reports debate to exclude sheep from the tax lists and debate over location of the Newgate Prison.

Repository Details

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