Journal of the Senate of the State of New-York, 1824. (From the Collection of the Suffolk County Historical Society Library Archives. Image copyright © Suffolk County Historical Society. All rights reserved.)
The library archives of the Suffolk County Historical Society includes this 1824 bound volume titled Journal of the Senate of the State of New-York at Their Forty-Seventh Session, Begun and Held at the Capitol, in the City of Albany, the Sixth Day of January 1824.
The 47th New York State Senate included Senators Walter Bowne, John Lefferts, and David Gardiner in the First District, and Stephen Thorn, John Sudam, and William Nelson in the Second District. This sizeable volume includes 546 pages of chronological description of the New York State Senate's activities, as well as an appendix, occupying an additional 150 pages, on the subject of poverty or "pauperism" in counties and towns across the state.
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