House Journal 1822 (30-318937-055B.pdf)
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99 read a 1st + 2nd time and tomorrow at 10 o clock assign-ed for a 3d reading
Report - of whole expense of printing to the State + The committee appointed to ascertain and report who have been employed to do printing for the State with the amount of their accounts respectively made a detailed report which was read and accepted.
petition of John may - Petition[underlined] of John May for a new ^trial["^trial" inserted above] in an action brought by John Jacobs against him + tried at the June Term 1804 of the S. J. Court in the Kennebec County — read and referred to the committee on New trials — Sent up for concurrence.
Major General 1st Division chosen. [illegible] Simon Nowell Agreeably to assignment made on Friday last the House proceeded on their part by ballot to the election of a Major General to fill the vacancy in the 1st Division of the Militia of this State — and on counting the ballots it appeared the whole number given in was 135 necessary to a choice 68 and that Simon Nowell had 73 and was chosen on the part of the House. The Clerk was requested to communicate the same by message to the Senate.
James Collins acceptance as Counsellor A communication was received from James Collins Esq ~ Counsellor elect signifying his acceptance of that office.
Committee to consider the expediency of requiring the Treasurer to make an Annual Report + On motion of Mr Burr of Litchfield Ordered[underlined], that Messrs Burr of Litchfield, Gardiner of Gardiner and Knowles of Hampden be a committee to consider the expediency of passing a low requiring the Treasurer of State annually within
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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