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House Journal 1836
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Tuesday January 12, 1836
Met according to adjournment.
On motion by Abe Holmes of Alfred.
Ordered, That the committee on state land be instructed to inquire into the expediency of appropriating a quantity of land to supply the deficiency for the benefit of certain officers + soldiers of the revolutionary war + the widow of the deceased officers + soldiers. Sent up for concurrence.
On motion by Mr Liittle of Portland,
Ordered, That the committee on canals + rail roads be instructed to enquire into the expediency of a general act in relation to petitions for acts of incorporation for canal + railroad companies: Also into the expediency of a general act defining the rights and duties of canals and railroad corporations. Sent up for concurrence.
On motion by Mr Holmes of Alfred.
Ordered that the committee on late land be instructed to inquire whether any error or fraud have occured in the selection or a shipment of the lands under a resolve of the last legislature for the benefit of the officers and soldiers of the revolutionary war and the widow of such deceased officers+ soldiers.Sent up for concurrence.