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House Journal 1822 (30-318937-018A.pdf)

24 the report was then accepted as amended -

whereupon it was

[Committee to contract for door keeper & page] Ordered that Messrs Leach of Vassalboro',Burr, and Trafton be a committee to contract with some suitable person or persons to perform the duties of door keeper and page for this House

A message from the Senate by Mr Sewall their Secretary

[Senate concur in postponing choice of Secretary & Treasury.]

Mr Speaker, The Senate have so far receded from their vote of this morning proposing a convention of both Houses at nine o clock tomorrow morning as relates to the election of a Secretary & Treasurer of State and concur with the House in postponing the election of those officers to some future period - and then he withdrew.

[Treasurer of State directed to furnish abstracts of receipts & expenditures &c] On motion of Gen Russell

Ordered that the Treasurer of State be requested to furnish the House of Representatives with a regular statement and account of the receipts and expenditures of all public money, agreeably to Article 5th. Part 4th Sec. 4th of the Constitution.

[Sundry petitions] Petitions of Thomas Ricker & others of Hartford for leave to sell ministerial & school lands - of the Town of Anson for authority to sell lands belonging to said town - of sundry inhabitants of of Farmington to be incorporated by the name of the Proprietors of the centre meeting house in Farmington - of Officers and Members of United Lodge at Brunswick to be incorporated - of the officers and members of Maine Lodge at Farm-

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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