House Journal 1821 Volume 1 (30-41314-P045B.pdf)
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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 same committee as the preceeding petition.
[Josiah Stebbins takes his seat] Committee on Returns from Alna and Whitefield - report that Josiah Stebbins Esq appears to have been legally elected a Representative from said towns instead of Joseph Bailey Esq. resigned. Read and Accepted.
[&c] Mr. Dennet is requested to introduce Mr. Stebbins to the Governor to be qualified to take his seat as a member of this House.
[Pet James McLellan &al] Petition of James McLellan and others praying that the the Laws relating to the survey of Lumber may be revised & make more rigid. Read and committed to the Committee on the subject, consisting of Messrs Atherton, Delano, Elden, Redington & Wyman.
[Remonstrance of Joseph Thompson & als] Remonstrance of Joseph Thompson and others against the prayer of the petition of William R. Ware and others - Read and committed to the joint Standing Committee on Incorporation of Towns. Sent up for concurrence.
[Rem. of Jn. Merriam & als] Remonstrance of John Merriam and others upon the same subject as the preceeding - Read and committed to the joint standing Committee on Incorporation of Towns. 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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