House Journal 1821 Volume 1 (30-41314-P046B.pdf)
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Agricultural Society being reported as taken into a new draft. Read a third time and passed to be engrossed. Set up for concurrence.
[Bill Maine Cong. Char. Soc] Bill entitled an act to incorporate the Maine Congregational Charitable Society Read a third time and passed to be engrossed Sent up for concurrence.
[Committee made of supporting Schools] Ordered, that Messrs Clark of Limington, McCobb of Phipsburg, Cobb of Durham, Wilson of Bingham, Adams of Steuben, Fletcher of China, Nourse of Orrington, Francis of Leeds & Grovr of Bethel be a committee to consider the expediency of revising the laws relating to schools; also to consider the expediency of approaching a part of the proceeds of sales of public lands for the purpose of creating a fund to be disposed of in supporting school in the several tows in this State. Read and passed
[pet. Sessions of Somerset County] Petition of the Justices of the Court of Sessions of Somerset County praying that the April Term of that Court may be changed to March. Read and committed to Messrs Collins of Anson, Bixby of Cornville & Robinson of New Castle.
[Somerset County Estimate] Estimate of the expenses of the county of Somerset. Read and committed to the Committee on County Estimates.
[Libraries] Ordered, that the Senate be requested to return
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