House Journal 1821 Volume 1 (30-41314-P039A.pdf)
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Wednesday January 17th 1821
Met according to adjournment.
[Leave of absence] Mr. Legro has leave of absence until Tuesday next.
[pet. Sam Scammon] Petition of Samuel Scammon praying that provision may be made for the trial of an action pending in the Supreme Judicial Court in which two of the present Judges have been attorneys & therefore declining sitting in the trial of the same. Read and committed to the Committee appointed at the last session on the subject of the Circuit Court of Common Plea. Sent up for concurrence.
[pet. James Coffin & als] Petition of James Coffin and others praying that the owners of Marsh may be compelled to build fences. Read and committed to Messrs Scammon of Saco, Purrington of Harpswell & Howard of Minot.
[pet. Aaron Porter] Petition of Aaron Porter for a review of accuse tried in the S. J. Court against Daniel Dole & others. In Senate JanY 16th 1821. Read and committed to the joint standing committee on New Trials. Sent down for concurrence. Read and concurred.
[Pet. Prop. of Portsmouth Bridge] Petition of Properties of Portsmouth Bridge - Read and committed to the joint standing
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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