House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P013B.pdf)
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qualified and took his seat as a Representative from the class to which said town belongs.
Adjourned until three o'clock this afternoon.
Afternoon. Met according to adjournment.
[James Hopkins & als]
Petition of James D Hopkins & als praying for an alteration of the December term of the C.C.P. to October Read and referred to Messrs Adams of Portland Gray & Chamberlain.
Worcester [Worster] Tuttle of Eastport appeared, was qualified and took his seat as a Representative from said town.
Samuel Hutchins of New Portland, appeared, was qualified and took his seat as a Representative from said town.
[Report of committee to wait on Gov. &c &c]
Mr Elden from the Joint Committee to wait on the Governor - reported that the Governor would forthwith make a communication in writing to both branches of the Legislature.
The Secretary if State came in and laid upon the Speakers table a communication which was read from the chair [see appendix page 239] and ordered to be laid on the table.
John Sargent of Sullivan appeared, was qualified and took his seat as a Representative from the class to which said town belongs.
[Gov. message to be printed]
An order came from the Senate directing two hundred copies of the Governors Message to be printed for
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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