House Journal 1822 (30-318937-032A.pdf)
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52. of taxes to Messrs bond and Poor, came down for concurrence — and the House concurred + Messrs Todd of Portland, Clark of Limington and Fetch of Baldwin were joined.
Bill-Rumford Bridge Bill[underlined] to extend the time for building Rumford Bridge — read a third time + passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.
— — committee to exam-ine State of banks On motion of Mr. Scammon of Saco, Ordered[underlined], That Messrs Scammon of Saco, Clap of Portland and Moody of Kennebunk be a committee with such as the senate may join to enquire into the expediency of raising a committee to examine the pecuniary standing of the several Banks + make a complete and full development of their claims respectively upon the public credit —; to report if practicable at the present Session, if not to the Governor in the recess who shall by proclamation make known the same forthwith to the public. Read and passed. Sent up for concurrence.
Report — Harlem and China — The committee appointed by the joint order of the two Houses of 9th Feb 7 1821 to receive the petition of the town of Harlem to be annexed to the Town of China — and also the Remonstrance of the Town of China against the same — reported that in their opinion the prayer of the Town of Harlem ought to be granted and that the expense of the committee paid equally by the two towns — Report read + accepted — and thereupon Harlem — leave to bring in a Bill — Ordered, that the town of Harlem have leave to bring in a Bill. Sent up for concurrence.
Harlem to be annex-ed to China [in left column in the same line as "and also the Remonstrance of the Town of China"]
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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