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House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P021A.pdf)

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Saturday January 4th 1823

Met according to adjournment.

Journal of yesterday read.

[Committee - on subject of Dexter Academy &c]

Ordered (on motion of Mr Wilkins) that the Bill which passed this branch of the Legislature the last session establishing an Academy in the town of Dexter and the accompanying papers, be taken from the files of the Senate and sent down to the House - Sent up for concurrence - The Senate concurred - sent down the papers and they were in the House referred to Messrs Dunlap, Call and Chamberlain.

[Acceptance of sundry Counsellors]

Communications from Isaac Lane, Joshua Gage, William Chadwick & James McLellan Esqr. signifying their acceptance as Counsellors were received - read and sent up.

[Committee - additional term of S.J.C. at Bangor]

An order came from the Senate for concurrence appointing Messrs Case & Whitney with such as the House &c a committee to inquire into the expediency of establishing by law an additional term of the S.J.C. to be holden at Bagor in & for the County of Penobscot and the House concurred and appointed Messrs Abbot of Castine, Pratt of Freeport & Stockwell of Eddington on their part.

[Senator to Congress]

Message from the Senate by Mr Smith their Secretary.

"Mr Speaker

The Senate on their part have elected Hon. John Chandler a Senator to represent this State in the Congress of the United States

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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