House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P024B.pdf)
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Remonstrance of Elijah Dinsmore against the annexation of certain inhabitants of Columbia to Harrington - were severally read and referred to the committee on Incorporation of towns - Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of James Pomroy of Hampden for an additional pension - was read & referred to the committee on applications from sick & wounded soldiers - Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Elijah Wood & others for a law for the prevention of the spreading of the Canada Thistle - read & referred to Messrs Wood, Burr & Finson.
[James Paul & al]
Report of the committee on the petition of James Paul & als granting an order of notice - came down accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.
An order came from the Senate referring the petition of Sylvanus Higgins & als to be incorporated for the purpose of building a bridge over Fore river to connect the towns of Portland & Cape Elizabeth, to the committee on turnpikes, bridges and canals & the House concurred in the reference.
James L Child
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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