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House Journal 1822 (30-318937-026A.pdf)

40 Lawrence of Fairfield and Spaulding of Buckfield with such as the Senate may join, with leave to report by Bill or otherwise. Read and Passed. Sent up for concurrence.

[-militia-] Ordered, that so much of the Governors Message as relates to the Militia be referred to Messrs Nowell of Kennebunk Port, Trafton of Bangor and Murray of New Castle with such as the Senate may join, with leave to report by Bill or otherwise. Read and Passed. Sent up for concurrence.

[-resolutions of the State of Maryland-] Ordered, that so much of the Governors Message as relates to the resolutions of the State of Maryland, the Report and Resolutions of the State of New Jersey be referred to Messrs Hayes of South Berwick, Knight of Falmouth and Tucker of Bristol - with such as the Senate may join, with leave to report by Bill or otherwise - Read and passed. Sent up for concurrence.

On motion of Mr Virgin of Rumford [Committee to consider expediency of laying a tax on sales at auction & lottery tickets.] Ordered that Messers Virgin of Rumford, Weymouth of Gray and Marsh of Thomaston be a committee with such as the Senate may join, to take into consideration the expediency of laying a tax on sales at auction and lottery tickets, with leave to report by Bill or otherwise. Read and passed. Sent up for concurrence.

[Report on pet. of Cyrus Hamlin] The committee on the petition of Cyrus Hamlin Esquire, reported a Resolve - Report read & accepted.

[Resolve, authorizing court of Sessions in Oxford to hold special court.] Resolve authorizing the Court of Sessions for the County of Oxford to hold a special Court and for other purposes. Read and Passed. Sent up for concurrence.

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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