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House Journal 1822 (30-318937-031B.pdf)

51 Joseph Holland & als The Remonstrances[underlined]-of Joseph Holland + others agst the erection of a new County to be taken from, Kennebec.

Town of Bristol. Somerset and Oxford — of the Town of Bristol against a division of said Town — of the Court of sessions ^of Oxford County[added above] against a division of the County of Oxford — referred in the Senate to the committee on incor-poration of Towns, came down for concurrence — and the House concurred. Oxford, Court of Sessions[in left side column, same line as Oxford County addition]

Bowdoin College. The petition[underlined] of Bowdoin College for pecuniary relief — referred in the Senate to the committee on so much of the Governors Message as relates to the support + +encouragement of the Literary Institutions at Brunswick and Waterville, came down for concurrence — and the House concurred.

Hancock Brook Canal Oxford County The petition of the Proprietors of Hancock Brook canal in the County of Oxford for an enlargement of their powers, referred in the Senate to the committee on Turnpikes, Bridges and Canal, came down for concurrence — and the House concurred.

Literary Institutions at Brunswick and Waterville. An order from the Senate referring so much of the Governors Message as relates to the Literary Institutions at Brunswick + Waterville to Messrs Leaver[?] + Bond with such as the House may join came down for concurrence — and the House concurred and Messrs Williams of Augusta, Clap of Portland and Scammon of Saco were joined.

Sale of nonresident lands for taxes An order from the Senate referring the consideration of the subject whether any and what alterations are necessary in the laws authorizing the sale of nonresident lands by Sheriffs for nonpayment of

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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