House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P031B.pdf)
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Thursday January 9th 1823.
Met according to adjournment. Journal read.
Leave of absence for one week was granted John Perley
[Bill - incorp. North Salem]
Bill to incorporate the town of North Salem, came from the Senate, with amendments and on motion was referred to Messrs Fletchers, Abbot & Small.
[Education of Youth]
An order came from the Senate for concurrence directing the committee to whom was referred the petition of John Hilton & others, to consider the expediency of making amendments in the law providing for the education of youth - and the House concurred.
[Resolve - Bangor Bank]
Resolve appointing a committee to enquire into the doings of the Bangor Bank, having been duly engrossed, was finally passed. Sent up for concurrence.
Ordered that the Senate be requested to send to this House the Bill, incorporating the town of Truxton with the accompanying papers, which were under consideration the last session. Read & passed. The papers came down and were on motion referred to the committee on the incorporation of towns. Sent up for concurrence
[Committee - instructed - Indians - Agriculture]
Ordered that the committee who have under consideration the petition of Otis Lincoln & others Selectmen of Eastport & Perry relative to the Passamaquoddy tribe of Indians be instructed to take into consideration the expediency of adopting
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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