House Journal 1821 Volume 1 (30-41314-P041A.pdf)
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of Topsham and Brunswick in relation to the proprietors of side & Booms &c Read and committed to Messrs Virgin of Rumford, Holland of Jay and Purrington of Harpswell with such as the Senate may join Sent up for concurrence.
[Rem. of Danville] Remonstrance of Danville agst the prayer of the petition of the Town of Durham respecting taxes - Read and committed to the Committee who have under consideration the petition of the Town of Durham.
[Rem of Danville & als] Remonstrance of the Selectmen of Danville & others against being included in the contemplated new County to be taken off from Lincoln - Read and committed to the joint committee who have the subject of the petition of Joseph Small and others under consideration. Sent up for concurrence.
[Bill - time for holding elections of Town & County Officers] Bill entitled "an act regulating the time for holding elections of Town & County Officers" being reported as taken into a new draft is Read a third time and passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.
[Report that Linen paper will be used instead of parchment to consider expense] The Committee appointed to superintend and control the incidental expenses of the Legislature have attended to that subject and ask leave to report in part. Your Committee would call the attention of the Legislature to one item of expense which is likely to be incurred to a considerable amount by engrossing bills & on parchment and would suggest for the consideration of the Legislature
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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