House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P016A.pdf)
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On engrossed bills.
Messrs Brigham of Leeds, Lewis of Athens, McCrillis of Belfast.
On leave of absence.
Messrs Burr of Litchfield, Smith of Fayette, Woodbury of Minot.
[Time for choice of Senator of U.S.]
Ordered that tomorrow at 11 o'clock A M be assigned as the time when this House will on their part elect by ballot a Senator of the United States - read and passed.
Petition of Henry Babb for the exclusive right of navigating the waters of Sebago pond with boats &c propelled by steam for the period of 20 years- "of Benjamin Wiley for the passage of a law prohibiting the proprietors of the Bridge over Saco River at Fryeburg from receiving toll" - "of Samuel Thompson for a canal in Montville" - "of James Paul & others for authority to erect a Bridge access Spinneys creek from Elliot to Kittery -
Remonstrance of Jacob Ring against the petition of Moses French & als : - were severally read & referred to the committee on turnpikes, bridges & canals. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Inhabitants of the Westerly part of Canaan to be incorporated into a new town- of Selectmen of Putnam that a law may be passed defining the boundary lines of Putnam - of
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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