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House Journal 1822 (30-318937-052A.pdf)

92 Mark Trafton — subject of the election of Mark Trafton the member returned from Bangor + was called up and referred to the committee who made the same.

Petition of New Portland["New Portland" underlined] Petition[underlined] of the Selectmen of New Portland for an abatement of their State tax — read and referred to the committee on New trials — Sent up for concurrence.

Report[underlined] - of Committee on confirm-ing doings of Justices who have - administered oaths to Poor debtors. The committee appointed to consider what provis-ion by law it is necessary to make, to confirm the doings of Justices who may have administered oaths to poor debtors + — reported a bill — report read and accepted.

Bill — limitation of certain actions Bill providing for the further limitation of certain actions and for other purposes — read a 1st & 2nd time and tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a third reading.

Remonstrance — agst petition of Samuel M pond + others Remonstrance[underlined] agst the petition of Saml M Pond + others for leave to sell parsonage lands in Bucksport — read and referred to Messrs Gray of Bowdoin-ham, Bucknam of Columbia + Morse of Mount Vernon.

Hancock County Estimate. Estimate for a tax, for County of Hancock — referred to a Committee on County Estimates.

Report of Committee - on impos-ing penalties on Selectmen + for neglect of duty in regard to elections K[?] The committee to whom was referred the subject of improving penalties on Selectmen of Towns + assessors of plantations + + for neglect of duty with regard to elections, return of votes + + reported a Bill — report read and accepted.

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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