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House Journal 1822 (30-318937-054B.pdf)

97 Bills enacted. The committee on bills in the 3d reading - report^ed["^ed" inserted above] as duly engrossed Bills - to incorporate the master, wardens, & members of United Lodge — —"— to incorporate the town of Dover — which were severally read[crossed out] passed to be enacted. Sent up for concurrence.

Resolve finally passed The same committee reported as duty engrossed resolve, granting a pension to Oliver Perkins which finally[underlined] passed.

Bill for further limitation of certain actions. Bill — providing for the further limitation of certain actions and for other purposes — read a 3d time and passed to be engrossed — Sent up for concurrence.

Bill - to incorporate Waterville Lodge — Bill - to incorporate the Master, Wardens and Members of Waterville Lodge — read a third time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of David pike + others — Petition[underlined] of Daniel Pike and another committee of the trustees of Maine Charity School for leave to change the name of said School and for Legislative aid — read and referred to the joint committee on the subject of the Literary institutions at Bruns-wick and Waterville — Sent up for concurrenc.

Committee - to provide agst bringing unnecessary suits. On motion of Col Fletcher of China, Ordered[underlined], That Messrs Pond of Bucksport, Fletcher of China and Chase of Livermore be a committee to enquire into the expediency of passing a law to prevent auditors from bringing unnecessary suits on notes of hand signed by two or more persons residing within the same County with leave to report by bill or otherwise — read and passed.

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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