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Land Forgeries - 16th R.S. (1879)

Committee Members
Benjamin Marbry Baker
John Martin Duncan
Ellsberry Lane
George Bibb Pickett
Charges
• Sit during the vacation of the Legislature to continue the investigation of land forgeries (land frauds, land titles).*

Note:
Appointed pursuant to SJR 393, 16th R.S., and the report and recommendation of the joint committee on forgeries of land titles, "for a new committee to continue the labors. . ."; Senator Lane added 4/24/1879 (Senate Journal, 16th R.S., 994-996, 1054-1055, 1069-1070).
Representatives Baker and Pickett appointed 4/24/1879; Senate message 4/24/1879 on appointment of Senator Lane (House Journal, 16th R.S., pp. 1367-1368, 1371).
Duncan replaced Lane 7/5/1879 (Senate Journal, 16th 1st C.S., p. 279).

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

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