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House Journal 1822 (30-318937-035B.pdf)

59. to be adopted to confirm the doings of Justices who may have administered oaths to poor debtors in order to their discharge from jail, with liberty to report by bill or otherwise. Read and passed.

New Member S. M. Pond. Samuel M Pond Esq the member returned from Bucksport. appeared, was qualified and took his seat.

Bill[underlined] - to annex Harlem to China — Bill[underlined] to annex the town of Harlem to the Town of China — Read 1st and 2nd time and tomorrow at nine oclock assigned for a third reading.

Report of Committee in subject of strip + waste on public land. The committee, to enquire into the expediency of passing a Law to prevent strip + waste on lands reserved for the use of the ministry, schools + reported a Bill — Report read and accepted.

Bill[underlined] - Trespass on public lands Bill[underlined] to prevent Trespass on the public lands in the several towns in this State — Read 1st time + tomorrow at nine oclock assigned for a second reading.

Pet. Casco Lodge Petition[underlined] of Casco Lodge to be incorporated — read and referred to the committee on the incorporation of Parishes and other religious Societies and ministerial and School lands.

Remonstrance — North Yarmouth Remonstrance of the town of North Yarmouth against the prayer of the petition of the town of Cumberland — read referred to the committee on New Trials Sent up for concurrence.

Petition — John Haskell + others Petitions[underlined] of John S Haskell + others for the incorpora-tion of an academy to be located in Garland — read and referred to Messrs Wilkins of New Charleston, Grov-esnor of Minot + Batcheldor of Union.

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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