House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P018B.pdf)
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estate not belonging to the debtors - read 1st & 2d time and 10 o'clock tomorrow assigned for a 3d reading
Adjourned until 3 o'clock this afternoon.
Afternoon - met according to adjournment.
Petition of Ichabod Goodwin & others for a bank at South Berwick - read and referred to the committee on Banks & Banking - Sent up for concurrence.
Petitions of Rufus K Lane & others of plantation No 6 on St Croix and Schoodic Rivers on the subject of the Fisheries - of Matthew Sprague & others of plan. No 7. on the same subject - were severally read and referred to the committee on interior fisheries. Sent up for concurrence.
Petitions of Ninian Norton } - of Henry J Knox } - of Samuel Spring } - of Jacob B Eames } all praying for leave to change their names - were severally read & referred to the committee on change of names.
Petitions of the Selectmen of Athens for leave to sell ministerial lands -of Madison for leave to sell ministerial lands - of Benja. Atten junr. & others to be incorporated as the Northern Harmonic Society - were severally read & referred to the committee on the incorporation of Parishes and other religious Societies. 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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