LOUISIANA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

SPECIAL COMMITTEE MINUTE BOOK

(Mss. 1037)

Inventory

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections

Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Louisiana State University Libraries

Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University

Reformatted 2003

Revised 2011

CONTENTS OF INVENTORY

SUMMARY .................................................................................................................................... 3
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE ................................................................................................... 4
COLLECTION DESCRIPTION .................................................................................................... 5
INDEX TERMS .............................................................................................................................. 6
CONTAINER LIST ........................................................................................................................ 7

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SUMMARY

Size.

1 volume

Geographic locations.

Louisiana.

Inclusive dates.

1867

Bulk dates.

1867

Language.

English.

Summary.

Journal of the House of Representatives, 1867.

Restrictions on access.

If microfilm is available, photocopies must be made from microfilm.

Copyright.

Physical rights are retained by the LSU Libraries.

Citation.

Louisiana House of Representatives, Special Committee Minute Book, Mss. 1037, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

Stack locations.

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SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Minute book of a special committee appointed to reconsider and hold hearings on a bill, introduced in the House of Representatives by Mr. Thieneman of New Orleans, prohibiting the establishment of slaughter-houses above the City of New Orleans, containing minutes of meetings of the committee and transcriptions of expert testimony and copies of reports, statements and similar papers of health officers, grand juries, medical doctors, New Orleans municipal officials and employees, and others.

Pasted on the inside front cover is an unidentified newspaper clipping pertaining to the initial performance of the Convent Dramatic Club given for the benefit of St. Michael's Church, Convent, St. James Parish.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

January 30, 1867

Bills introduced and referred:

By Mr. Thieneman An act prohibiting the establishment of slaughterhouses above the city of New Orleans; to the committee on parochial affairs.

February 13, 1867

Reports of Committees, Mr. Tete on House Bill No. 8, favorably.

February 14, 1867

Mr. Hanlon moved to amend bill. Mr. Lagroue moved to lay bill on the table. Won.

February 15, 1867

Bill reconsidered. Special Committee of two members from each of four districts of the city of New Orleans, two from Jefferson, one from the Parish of St. Bernard.

February 18, 1867

Mr. Scanlan resolved: That the select committee to who was referred the bill of Mr. Thieneman providing for the removal of slaughterhouses, etc. (page 3 of manuscript).

Following appointment by the Chair. On the special committee to whom was referred the bill to remove the slaughter houses. Messrs. Hanlon, Jonas, Smith, Eustis, Lagroue, Ferth, Voorhies, Sambola, Thieneman, Bourges, and Walker.

An Act

No. 118. To protect the health of the city of New Orleans, to locate the stock landings and slaughter houses, and to incorporate “The Crescent City Live Stock Landing and Slaughter House Company.”

Newspaper clipping pertaining to an amateur production given by the Convent Dramatic Club, St. Michael's Hall.

INDEX TERMS

Louisiana. Legislature. House of Representatives.

Minute books.

Public health laws--Louisiana.

Slaughtering and slaughter-houses--Health aspects--Louisiana.

Slaughtering and slaughter-houses--Law and legislation--Louisiana.

CONTAINER LIST

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1867 Report, 1 manuscript volume