House Journal 1821 Volume 1 (30-41314-P023A.pdf)
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38 Saturday January 13th 1821 Met according to adjournment. [Report on condition of Wiscasset, Castine & Hallowell & Augusta Banks to be printed] Ordered, That the Clerk of the House of Representatives cause to be printed two hundred Copies of the Report of the Committee appointed at the last Session to investigate the affairs of the Wiscasset, Castine and Hallowell and Augusta Banks for the use of the Legislature.
[North Yarmouth] Remonstrance of Inhabitants of North Yarmouth against the prayer of the petition of William Stubbs and others. Read and committed to the joint standing committee on Incorporation of Towns. Sent up for concurrence.
[Report depicting the duty of 5$ payable by Justices of the Peace] Committee to whom was referred so much of the 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 there afterwards be disqualified to act under their present commissions. Report a Bill. Read and accepted.
[Bill - duties to be paid by certain officers &] Bill entitled "An Act in addition to an Act establishing the duties to be paid by certain officers therein named" passed June last. Read a first and second time and Tuesday next assigned for the third reading.
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