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House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P029A.pdf)

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bill - came down accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.

[Bill - bridge over Androscoggin -]

Bill incorporating certain persons for the purpose of building a bridge over Androscoggin river at Lewiston near the foot of the 25 mile falls - read 1st & 2nd time & tomorrow at 10 o'clock assigned for a 3rd reading.

[Reports on pet. sel. Thorndike]

Report of the committee on the petition of the Selectmen of Thorndike to make valid the doings of said town - came down accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.

[Rep - Nath. Tilton]

Report of committee on petition of Nath Tilton, granting leave to bring in a Resolve - came down accepted for concurrence - & the House concurred.

[Resolve - Nath Tilton]

Resolve in favor of Nathaniel Tilton - read 1st & 2nd time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

[Convention &c]

Message from the Senate by Mr Smith their Secretary.

"Mr Speaker

The Senate propose to proceed, while met in convention for the choice of a Treasurer for the State, to qualify any Counselor elect that may be present & in waiting for that purpose" The House agreed to the proposition & requested the Clerk to inform the Senate thereof.

[Report - Inh of Weld]

Report, on the petition of the inhabitants of Weld granting leave for a bill, came down accepted for concurrence - & the House concurred.

[Rep - Madison]

Report, on the petition of Madison for authority to sell ministerial & school lands, granting leave to

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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