Wlliam Gilmore Simms
The Letters of William Gilmore Simms. Vol. 6, Supplement >> 285a2 Resolution Submitted to the House of Representatives Respecting an Act of Congress on Elections of Presidential Electors, 1845-11-28 >> Page 313

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Transcription Additional Letters and Documents, 1828—1868 313
285a2 : RESOLUTION SUBMITTED TO THE HOUSE OF
REPRESENTATIVES RESPECTING AN ACT OF CONGRESS
ON ELECTIONS OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS

November 28, 1845 On motion of Mr. W. Gilmore Simms,

Resolved, That the Committee on Federal Relations be instructed to enquire and report what action, if any be necessary, to be had at the present sitting of the Legislature, in reference to an Act of Congress, passed on the 23d of January, 1845, entitled "An Act to establish a uniform time for holding elections for Electors of President and Vice President in all the States of the Union."
Printed in Journal of the House of Representatives of South Carolina, 1845 (Columbia, S.C.: A. G. Summer, State Printer, 1845), 40.
285a3 : PETITION TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
OF PRESCOTT BusH22

November 28, 1845
Mr. W. Gilmore Simms presented the Petition of Prescott Bush, praying to be paid his [Revolutionary War] Pension through his Attorney; which was referred to the Committee on Pensions.
Printed in Journal of the House of Representatives of South Carolina, 1845 (Columbia, S.C.: A. G. Summer, State Printer, 1845), 44.
22. Prescott Bush was a private in the Continental army. Bobby Gilmer Moss, Roster of South Carolina Patriots in the American Revolution (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishers, 1983 ), 128; SC Accounts Audited: Prescott Bush, Account 957-A, South Carolina Department of Archives and History. "An Act to Enable Prescott Bush to Receive an Annuity by his Attorney" was enacted December 15, 1845; Journal of the House of Representatives of South Carolina, 1845 (Columbia, S.C.: A. G. Summer, State Printer, 1845), 118.