House Journal 1821 Volume 1 (30-41314-P009A.pdf)
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10 Parsonsfield who has resigned his seat in this House since the last session.
[pet. of Jos. Harvey & als] Petition of Joseph Harvey & others praying for an alteration in the Law relative to sale of nonresident lands - Read and committed to Messrs Shaw of Newport, Chandler of Fryeburg & Hall of Frankfort.
[pet. of John Dunning Jr.] Petition of John Dunning 3d of Brunswick praying for an alteration of his name. Read and committed to the committee on change of names.
[pet. of Selectmen of Hermon] Petition of the Selectmen of Hermon Read and committed to the committee who have under consideration the Petition of Joseph Harvey and others.
[pet. of Kennebec Lodge] Petition of Ebenezer T. Warren and als, praying for an act incorporating Kennebec Lodge. Read and committed to Messrs. Sprague of Hallowell, Wilson of Bingham & Miller of St. George.
[pet. of Elias Taylor] Petition of Elias Taylor praying that all marriages by him solemnized may be made valid. Read and committed to the committee on New Trials.
[pet. of Selectmen of North Hill] Petition of the Selectmen of North Hill praying for a law which shall provide for the support of Mary Jewell and her illegitamate [illegitimate] children. Read and committed to the joint standing committee on Accounts. Sent up for concurrence.
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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