House Journal 1821 Volume 1 (30-41314-P020A.pdf)
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32 [Francis Arguir] Petition of Frances Arguir for an alteration of his name. Read and committed to the committee on change of names.
[Saml Freeman] Petition of Samuel Freeman for additional compensation for his services as Judge of Probate. Read and committed to Messrs. Adams of Portland, Conant of Alfred & Chandler of Fryeburg.
[Report - E.T. Warren & Kennebec Lodge] Committee to whom was referred the petition of Ebenezer T. Warren & others praying for the incorporation of Kennebec Lodge. Report leave to bring in a bill. Read and accepted.
[Bill to incorp. Kennebec Lodge] Bill to incorporate the Kennebec Lodge - Read a first and second time and tomorrow at 9 o clock assigned for a third reading.
[Change of names] Mr. Locke of Chesterville is substituted on the Committee "on Change of Names" for Mr. Wilkins who has not taken his seat this session.
[Bills in 3d Reading] Mr Virgin of Rumford is substituted for Mr. Johnson of Belfast who has resigned his seat in this house, on the committee on Bills in the third Reading.
[Committee - soldier & officers in the army of the U.S. in late war] Ordered that Messrs Currier of Readfield, Reed of Waldoborough and Allen of Sanford be a committee with such as the Senate may join to take into consideration the situation of the Officers and Soldiers who were regularly commissioned and enlisted under the General Government.
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