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Minutes of the proceedings and activities of the General Assembly’s two chambers.
(a) Journals of the House of Representatives / Journals of the Senate Summary account of activity occurring within the House & Senate sessions of the General Assembly originally known as the Upper & Lower Houses or House of Deputies & House of Magistrates. Includes record of members present & engaged, bills & resolutions introduced & acted upon, petitions & reports heard, appointments made, communications received, etc. Does not provide verbatim debate or discourse occurring on the floor of either chamber or within respective committees. Primarily in manuscript form & bound through 1988 session. C#00244 & C#00245
Dates: 1728 / 1733 – on going
Extent: House 178 volumes; Senate 123 volumes, 26 record cartons; 1 Hollinger box; 95.0 cubic feet
Types of Materials: hand written manuscripts; typescript; Conditions Governing Access:
Finding Aids: html versions, 1998 – present www.rilin.state.ri.us