House Journal 1821 Volume 1 (30-41314-P011B.pdf)
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15 [Cong. Soc. Union] Petition of first Congregational Society in Union praying that their doings may be made valid. Read and committed to the joint standing committee on New Trials. Sent up for concurrence.
[Seth Delano Jr. & als] Petition of Seth Delano Junr & others for an act of Incorporation. Read and committed to the joint standing committee on Incorporation of Towns. Sent up for concurrence.
[Ellsworth] Remonstrance of the Town of Ellsworth agst [against] the prayer of the Petition of Inhabitants of Surry presented at the last session. Read and committed to the joint standing committee on Towns. Sent up for concurrence.
[Justices to pay for their Commissions 5$ &c] On motion of Genl Irish of Gorham, Ordered, that the committee who have under consideration the subject of enquiring into the expediency of altering or amending so much of an act passed in June last as requires that Justices of the Peace shall on or before the first day of February next pay Five dollars or thereafterwards be disqualified to act under their present commissions," be instructed also to consider the expediency of passing some special act relative to certain Justices of the Peace living near St. Johns river with leave to report by bill or otherwise. Ordered that Messrs Redington, of Vassalboro', Wheeler
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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