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Senate Journal 1820-21 (30-28907-P032A.pdf)


[Mr Page appeared] Mr. Page appeared in the Senate Chamber and Mr. Foote was requested to accompany him before the President of the convention to take & subscribe the oaths required by the Constitution to qualify him to take his seat at this board.

[was qualified and] [took his seat] Mr Foote came in & reported that he had accompanied Mr. Page before the President of the convention & that he had taken & subscribed the oaths required by the constitution & was qualified to take his seat at this Board. Mr Page took his seat accordingly.

[Committee to fix a time for justices to cease to act by virtue of former commissions] Ordered, that Messrs. Williamson, Boutelle and Seaver, with such as the House may join be a committee to enquire what is expedient to be done, if any thing, as to fixing a time when Justices of the Peace in the several counties of this State, who hold commissions & exercise any authority there in under the Government of Massachusetts shall cease to act under such commissions, with leave to report by bill or otherwise. Sent down for concurrence

Came up concurred & Messrs McIntire of Parsonsfield, Ingalls of Bridgton & Barnard of Thomastown joined.

[Cart Wheels] An Order of the House directing the Committee on Turnpikes, Bridges & Canals to enquire whether the use of Broad Rimmed Carts & waggon [wagon] wheels would not be of public utility in the whole or parts of the State of Maine with leave to report by bill or otherwise, came up for concurrence. Read & concurred

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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Language: English

Date: 1820-1821

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