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

93. Bill[underlined]- additional respecting elections Bill in addition to an Act entitled an Act regulating elections — read 1st + 2nd time and tomorrow at 10 o'clock assigned for a 3d reading.

Petitions[underlined] - Individuals of North Yarmouth for an amendment of the law relating to the education of Youth — read and referred to Messrs Emery of Biddeford, Kendall of Hope + Weymouth of Belmont with such as the Senate may join - Sent up for concurrence

Petitions[underlined] - Swanville -Thorndike -Knox- Petitions[underlined] — of Selectmen + others of Swanville — of Selectmen and others of Thorndike — of Selectmen and others of Brooks — of Selectmen and others of Knox all praying that Belfast may be made a halfshire town — were severally read and referred to the committee on the incor-poration of Towns. — Sent up for concurrence

Report on petition of Seward Porter — The committee on the petition of Seward Porter and others praying for the exclusive right of navigating Kennebec River with Steam Boats — reported leave to bring in a bill. The report accepted in the Senate came down for concurrence — and the House concurred.

Report on pet. of Weld — The committee on the petition of the town of Weld for leave to sell ministerial lands + reported an order of notice. The report accepted in Senate, came down for concur-rence — and the House concurred.

Report on pet. of David Gurney + others The committee on the petition of David Gurney and John K Smith for an alteration in the

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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