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House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P017B.pdf)

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Petitions of Waldoboro' for a repeal of the law regulating the fisheries in said town - - of Vinalhaven for a law opening a passage for Salmon &c & - and



Remonstrance of James Beverage & others agst. the petition of Vinalhaven respecting the opening of a passage for Salmon &c &c - were severally read and referred to the committee on Interior fisheries. Sent up for concurrence.


Petitions of John Carleton 2nd of Frankfort for relief in consequence of a wound received during the late war - of Abiel Hall Junr. for compensation for certain services as a Physician - of Nathaniel Cushman for a pension - of David Sevey of Machias for relief - were severally read and referred to the committee on applications from sick & wounded soldiers[.] Sent up for concurrence.


Petition of the Selectmen of Lincolnville that certain money in the treasury office may be paid over to said town - was read & referred to the committee on accounts. Sent up for concurrence.

[Committee to enquire what further business is necessary to be transacted]

An order from the Senate appointing Messrs Wilson & Dunn with such as the House &c a committee to report what further business of a public nature it will be necessary to act upon the present session, came down for concurrence - and the House concurred & Messrs Adams of P. Hopkinson & Reed were joined.

An order came from the Senate appointing Messrs Mc

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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Language: English

Date: 1823

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