Senate Journal 1820-21 (30-28907-P030A.pdf)
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[Indians] Ordered that so much of the Governors message as relates to the Indians be referred to Messrs Small & Witham with such as the House may join, with leave to report by bill or otherwise. Sent down for concurrence. Came up concurred & Messrs Smith of Wiscasset, Ruggles of Columbia, & Wilkins of New Charleston joined.
 [Banks] Ordered that so much of the Governors message as to Banks be referred to the Standing committee on Banks & Banking, with leave to report by bill or otherwise. Sent down for concurrence, came up concurred.
 [Public Revenue & expenditure] Ordered that so much of the Governors message as re to the Public Revenue & Expenditure be referred to Messrs Gage & Seavey with such as the House may join with them to report by Bill or otherwise. Sent down for concurrence. Came up concurred & Messrs Johnson of Belfast Mussey of Standish & McIntire of York, joined.
[Petition of W. Rice & als. committed] An order of the House committing the petition of Warren Rice & others, of Tim.o Shaw & others of James Lord & others to the committee on Incorporation of towns, came up for concurrence. Read & concurred
[Pet. of S. Thayer & others committed] On order of the House committing the petition of S. Thayer & others to the Standing Committee on Interior Fisheries came up for concurrence. Read & concurred.
[Letter [?] Treasr elect] Letter of Joseph C. Boyd Esqr accepting the office of Treasurer. Received. Read & sent down
[Newspapers] The Committee appointed to consider the expediency of directing the Messenger of the Senate to furnish the members of the Board with twenty of the newspapers weekly printed in the town of Portland during the present session
Description: The Journal of the Senate documents the proceedings in the chamber, including actions taken on bills, petitions and reports from committees read, and votes taken. The journals are not transcripts and therefore do not include floor speeches that are found in the modern Legislative Records.
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