House Journal 1821 Volume 1 (30-41314-P044A.pdf)
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Thursday January 18th 1821. Met according to adjournment
[pet. Inhabt of Blue Hill] Petition of sundry inhabitants of Blue Hill praying that said town may be compelled to erect and maintain a bridge &c&c Read and committed to the joint standing committee on New Trials. Sent up for concurrence.
[Committee on inspection of all kinds lumber] Ordered that Messrs. Atherton of Prospect, Delano of Woolwich, Elden of Buxton, Redington of Vassalborough and Wyman of Canaan be a committee to enquire into the expediency of enacting a law for the better inspection and survey of all sorts of lumber to be exported from this State. Read and passed.
[pet. Arthur Plummer & al] Petition of Arthur Plummer and others praying that enginemen may be exempted the performance of Military duty. Read and committed to Messrs Lord of Gardiner, McLain of Hope and Miller of Warren.
[pet. Jn Emererson & als] Petition of John Emerson and others praying that Engine men may be exempted from the performance of Military Duty. Read and committed to the same committee as the preceeding petition.
[Saml Scammon] Order of this House committing petition of Saml Scammon to the Committee on the subject of the Circuit Court of Common Please back from
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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