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House Journal 1821 Volume 1 (30-41314-P032B.pdf)


[Committee to consider the possibility of reducing the pay of members of the Legislature &c &c &c] Ordered that the Committee who have under consideration that part of the Governors message which relates to the expenses of the different branches of the Government and compensation to its various officers be instructed to [enquire] whether a reduction of the pay of the members of the Legislature is not expedient with leave to report by bill or otherwise. Read and passed.

[Order requesting Senate to send down certain Bills &c] Ordered that a message be sent to the Senate requesting that fifteen of the Bills named in the report of the Board of Jurisprudence be sent down to this House. Read and Passed. Sent up.

[Selectmen of Hartland] Petition of Selectmen of Hartland praying that the Easterly part of ssaid Town may be annexed to St. Albans - Read and committed to the Committee on Incorporation of Towns. Sent up for concurrence.

[Town of Eden] Remonstrance of Town of Eden against petition of Zaccheus Porter and others praying that Belfast may be made a half shire town. Read and Committed to the Committee who have the subject of that petition under consideration. Sent up for concurrence.

[Mount Desert] Remonstrance of Mount Desert against the prayer of the petition of Zaccheus Porter & others - Read and committed to the same Committee as the proceeding Remonstrance. 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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Language: English

Date: 1821

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