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House Journal 1822 (30-318937-027A.pdf)

42 Sunday Petitions Petitions[underlined] — of John Burns and others of Bristol for leave to erect a bridge from Rutherfords Island to the Maine land — of Seward Porter and others for the exclusive privilege of navigating the waters of Kennebec River with Steam boats for a certain period — were severally read and referred to the Committee on Turnpikes, Bridges, and Canals. Sent up for concurrence.

ditto. Petitions[underlined] of John Carlton for a pension — and also of Christopher Atkinson for a pension were severaly read and referred to the committee on applications from sick + wounded soldiers.

amount to be presented to committee [illegible] Ordered[underlined], that all accounts against the State be referred to the committee of accounts without first being presented to the House.

Adjourned to meet at this place at 1/2 past two o clock this afternoon.

Attest James L Child Clerk

Afternoon, Met according to adjournment

Committee to contract for the printing[?] of the State An order came from the Senate appointing Messrs Tallman and leaven with such as the House may join, a committee to contract with some person or persons for such printing as may be required for the use of the State the ensuing year — which was concurred in by the House and Messrs Scammon[?] of Saco, Dunlap of Brunswick and Riggs of Georgetown were joined

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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