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House Journal 1822 (30-318937-051B.pdf)

91. -ination into the doings of the Trustees of Washington Academy reported a reference of the subject to the next legislature — The report accepted in Senate, came down for concurrence — and the House concurred.

Committee — relief of Poor debtors K On motion of Mr Williams of Augusta Ordered[underlined], That Messrs Williams of Augusta, Dunlap of Brunswick + Pond of Bucksport be a committee to enquire what provision, if any, ought to be made for the relief of poor debtors and establishing prison yards in this State + that the papers reported by the Board of Jurisprudence to the last Legislature pass into the hands of said Committee — read and passed.

Report on pet. of Samuel Mlellan Junior The committee on the petition of Samuel MLellan Jun. reported an order of notice, to be made + returned forthwith to his wife. The report accepted in Senate came down for concurrence — and the House concurred.

Report on pet of Eleazer Gay Jun — The committee on the petition of Eleazer Gay Jun for an abatement of his school tax — reported leave to withdraw — The report accepted in Senate came down for concurrence — and the House concurred.

The report of the committee on elections upon the subject

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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