House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P021B.pdf)
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for the six years following the fourth of March next"
[Convention proposed to qualify Counsellors]
"Mr Speaker" "The Senate propose a convention of both Houses at the chamber of the House of Representatives at 12 o'clock this day for the purpose of qualifying such Counsellors elect as are present & have signified their acceptance." The House concurred in the proposition for a convention and the Clerk was requested to acquaint the Senate therewith.
[Committee - Divorces]
Ordered that Messrs Quinnam, Eveleth & Holland be a committee to consider if any alteration in the law regulating Divorces, is necessary with leave to report by bill or otherwise - read and passed.
Petitions of Benjamin R Jones & others of township No. 10. Washington County to be annexed to Dennysville - of Amos Poor & others of Brownfield to be annexed to Denmark - of Nahum Baldwin & others of Mercer to be annexed to New Sharon - of Eleazer Twitchell & Samuel Cross of Greenwood to be annexed to Bethel - of Jonathan Moore & others of Buxton to be annexed to Standish - of the town of Concord to establish the boundaries of said town - of Peter W Willis & others of Anson to be annexed to the town of Industry - of Smith Baker & others that the South part of Litchfield & the north part of Bowdoin may be incorporated into a town
Remonstrance of plan. No 10. agst. petition of Benja. R Jones & others - were severally read & referred to the committee on incorporation of towns - 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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