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House Committee on Penitentiary - 12th 1st C.S. (1870)

Committee Members
James Butler, Chair
James Reid Cole
Andrew McClure Cox
Jeremiah J. Hamilton
John Lane
R.L. Moore
John M. Morrison
William Sheriff
W.T. Simmons
Charges
• Review proposals for the location of two new penitentiaries in the state.*

Note:
Report from the Governor and resolution introduced in the 1st called session. H.J. of Tex., 12th Leg., 1st C.S., 536 (1870)
During the regular session proposals for the location of the penitentaries were collected. H.J. of Tex., 12th Leg., R.S., 147 (1871)
The majority report submitted in the adjourned session was signed by R. Williams, chair, A.M. Cox, Wm. Sheriff, J.W. Lane, and J. Mitchell. The minority report was signed by A. Dorris.

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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