House Journal 1821 Volume 1 (30-41314-P018B.pdf)
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29 Friday Morning January 12th 1821 Met according to adjournment [Committee on state of Castine, Wiscasset and Hallowell & Augusta Banks] Ordered that Messrs Page, Potter & Ripley with such as the House of Representatives may join be a committee to consider what further Proceedings, if any are necessary for the Legislature to adopt in respect to the Castine Bank, The Wiscasset Bank and the Hallowell & Augusta Bank: and that the reports of James Bridge Esq & others relating thereto, be committed to them and that they report their opinion respecting said institutions with such bill or resolve as they may deem expedient. In the Senate January 11, 1821. Read and passed. Sent down for concurrence.Read and concurred and Messrs Clapp of Portland, Moody of Wells, Hutchings of Penobscot, Vose of Augusta and Brown of Freeman are joined.
[Committee - flowing lands] Ordered, that Genl Irish of Gorham, Mr. Virgin of Rumford and Mr. Morrell of Monmouth be a committee to take into consideration the expediency of altering or modifying the existing laws relative to the flowing of lands with leave to report by bill or otherwise.
[Report of Committee on the State Valuation] Report of committee on the State Valuation. In Senate January 11th 1821. Read and committed with the Journal of the committee to Messrs Potter, Green & Boutelle with such as the House may join. Sent down for concurrence.
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