ASSUMPTION PARISH ITEMS FROM THE HOUSE AND SENATE JOURNALS: 1812-1858

Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1811-1813
MONDAY, March 30, 1812
Page 269


Mr. Morrow presented a petition of sundry inhabitants of the parish of Assumption, in the county of Fourche and Territory of Orleans, praying a confirmation of their respective titles to the lands on which they reside. Ordered, That the said petition be referred to the Committee on the Public Lands.

Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1843-1844
FRIDAY, January 19, 1844
Page 261


The following petitions, memorials, resolutions, and other papers, were laid upon the Clerk's table, under the 24th rule of the House, to wit: By Mr. Labranche: A petition of citizens of Louisiana, praying the establishment of a post-route from Napoleonville to Houma and Pattersonville.By Mr. Maclay: A petition of citizens of the State of New York, praying a reduction of the rates of postage, and a restriction of the franking privilege. Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

Journal of the Senate of the United States of America, 1789-1873
MONDAY, February 23, 1852
Page 223


Mr. Soulé presented a resolution of the legislature of Louisiana, in favor of the establishment of a post office in that part of the Parish of Assumption lying on Grand river, and on the mail-route between Donaldsonville and Opelousas; which was referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1858-1859
FRIDAY, December 17, 1858
Page 80


By Mr. Miles Taylor: The petition of Charles Triche and Edward Rodrigues, praying for confirmation of title to a tract of land in the parish of Assumption, in the State of Louisiana. Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims.

Submitted by Bob Franks

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