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House Journal 1822 (30-318937-020A.pdf)

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28 on examining the ballot it appeared that Isaac lane, Mark Harris, Joshua Gage, James McLellan, Ebenezer Williams, James Collins & Thomas Vose Esq were duly elected -

[Secretary of State chosen] The convention also proceeded to ballot for a Secretary of State - when on a return of the ballots it appeared that Ashur Ware Esq. was duly elected. The business of the convention being accomplished, the Senators withdrew.

[sundry petitions] Petitions of the inhabitants of Hebron that the doings of said town may be made valid - of Tofford Durham and others for leave to sell a certain meeting House in Belfast for the benefit of the Proprietors - & of John Heddian for a new trial in an action brought against him by Asa Keith - were severally read and referred to the committee on new trials. Sent up for concurrence.

[sundry petitions.] Petitions ofr the Inhabitants of the Westerly part of the town of Frankfort to be annexed to Munroe & if Samuel Davis to be set off from Harrington and annexed to Steuben - were severally read a referred to the committee on the Incorporation of Towns. Sent up for concurrence.

[-ditto-] Petitions of Samuel Brown praying for a grant of land in Surry - & of James Treworgy for a grant of one hundred acres of land; were severally read and referred to the committee on the State Lands. Sent up for concurrence.

[ditto] Petition of Caleb Huse & others for an alteration in the School Law - read and referred to Messrs Gray, Weymouth and Marsh.

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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