House Journal 1821 Volume 1 (30-41314-P045A.pdf)
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and 12 o clock this day assigned for a third Reading.
[Bill on Libraries] Bill entitled an act to enable the proprietors of Social, Military and Law Libraries to manage the same being reported with an amendment. Read a third time and passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.
[Josiah Stebbins returns as a member] Col Reed of Waldoboro laid on the table Return from the towns of Alna and Whitefield showing the election of Josiah Stebbins Esqr in the room of Joseph Bailey Esq resigned on motion the same were committed to Messrs Dennet, Vose & Holland to be examined as to their legality.
[pet. Phinehas Farnum &c] Petition of Phinehas Farnum and others officers of the 5th Division of the Maine Militia praying for a revision of the Militia Law Read and committed to the Committee who have under consideration that part of the Governors message of the lat session as related to the Militia. Sent up for concurrence.
[pet. Charles Whitman & als] Petition of Charles Whitman and others praying for an Act of Incorporation for the purpose of Cutting a Canal from the Waters of Sebago Pond to Presumpscot river. Read and committed to the committee on Canals, Turnpike Roads & Bridges.
[pet. James Barker & als] Petition of James Barker and others praying for
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