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House Journal 1822 (30-318937-016B.pdf)


[petitions] Petitions of Timothy Wolcott a prisoner confined in the ^Portland gaol, to be released therefrom - of Elias Bates that his children may be restored to the rights of legitimacy - of Timothy White, that the administrator or the estate of James Goodwin may be authorized in a certain event to convey to him certain lands - of the town of Newry for an abatement of their state tax - of Nancy Bucknam for a law to make valid a certain deed to Thomas Ruggles Esq - were severally read and referred to the committee on New Trials. Sent up for concurrence.


Petition of Thomas Ester for leave to change his name - read and referred to the committee on change of names


Petition of inhabitants of Montville for leave to cut a canal from the Western branch of St Georges River to an eastern branch of the same in Searsmont - read and referred to the committee on turnpikes, bridges and canals. Sent up for concurrence.

[Report of committee to inform Governor of his election] The Report of the joint committee appointed to wait on Albion K Parris Esquire and inform him that he has been duly elected Governor of the State of Maine &c &c by which it appeared that they had performed the duty assigned them and that the Governor elect was pleased to say that he would meet the two branches for the purpose of being qualified at 12 o clock this day, accepted in the Senate, came down for concurrence - and the House concurred.

A message from the Senate by Mr Sewall their Secretary Mr

Description: The journal of the House of Representatives 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: 1822

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