House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P019A.pdf)
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Petitions of John Fenderson & als of Frankfort to be annexed to Monroe - of Penobscot to be annexed to the town of Castine - of John Page & others of Athens that a part of said town may be annexed to Harmony - were severally read & referred to the committee on Incorporation of towns - Sent up for concurrence.
Petitions of Kennebunkport & Wells for leave to continue the bridge across Mousom River - of James B Fiske & others for leave to build a bridge over Great Works Stream - of Joseph Walker et als for leave to open a passage for logs from Stearns pond in Sweden to Crocked pond in Bridgton - of James Lowell & others for authority to build a bridge over Androscoggin river at Lewiston falls - were severally read & referred to the committee on Bridges Canals, & Turnpikes - Sent up for concurrence.
Petitions of the Selectmen of Cornish to make valid the proceedings of said town - of John Burgin & others that the Court of Sessions may be directed to build a jail at Eastport - of J. Penniman & others for a law to the same effect - of John Brown & Saml. Bennet Jr of Warsaw for an abatement of their state taxes - of James Deering of Denmark that Elias Berry Esq may be empowered to settle certain business &c - were severally read & referred to the committee on new trials - Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of the Selectmen of Perry & Eastport that relief may be granted the Passamaquoddy Indians - were read & referred to Messrs Tuttle, White & Pike.
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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