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House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P027A.pdf)

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and the House concurred and Messrs McCobb, Swallow & Milliken were joined

[Bill - Executions, levied by mistake]

The Bill "providing a method of doing justice when through mistake executions are levied upon real estate not belonging to the debtor" which passed this House 6th instant came back amended at A & B for concurrence - and the House refused to concur.

[Committee - Bangor Bank]

Ordered, that the joint committee on banks and banking be requested to enquire forthwith into the doings of the Bangor Bank, and have leave to report by bill or otherwise - read & passed - sent up for concurrence.

[Time for choosing Treasurer of State reconsidered]

Message from the Senate by Mr Smith their Secretary.

Mr Speaker The Senate have reconsidered their vote assigning to day at 11 o'clock for the choice of a Treasurer for this State & propose a convention for that purpose at the same hour tomorrow. The House concurred and the Clerk was requested to acquaint the Senate therewith

[pet. Inh. of Warren]

Petition of the inhabitants of Warren for a revision of the Pauper laws - read & referred to Messrs Thatcher Finson & Warren.

[pet. of sundry persons &c]

Petitions of Joseph Holland & others for authority to build a bridge across the Androscoggin River at Canton Point near the ferry - of Joseph Tarbell & others of plantation No.3 N. East of Machias for a law requiring owners of Mills on Pennamaquan River to keep open sluice ways for the passage of logs - were severally read & referred to the committee on turnpikes, bridges & canals. 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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Language: English

Date: 1823

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