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House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P032B.pdf)

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the town of Greenwood to Bethel, granting an order of notice, came down accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.

[Report David Winston]

Report on the petition of David Winston & others of Westbrook to be annexed to Portland, granting an order of notice - came down accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.

[Report - Sylvanus Higgins & als]

Report on the petition of Sylvanus Higgins & als for a Bridge over Fore River, granting an order of notice, came down accepted for concurrence - & the House concurred.

[Communication from Adjt. General]

[- expence of system of Discipline]

A communication was received from Samuel Cony, Adjutant General of this State on the subject of his enquiries in reference to the expence of a system of discipline for the Militia of Maine - which was in Senate referred to the Committee on so much of the Governors Message as relates to the Militia & sent down for concurrence - and the House concurred.

[Bill - addition term of Sessions in Kennebec]

Bill, from the Senate, "establishing an additional term of the Court of Sessions in the County of Kennebec" was read 1st & 2d time and tomorrow at 10 o'clock assigned for a third reading.

[Bill - Northern Harmonic Society]

Bill, "to incorporate the Northern Harmonic Society" was, read a 1st & 2d time and tomorrow at 10 o'clock assigned for a third reading.

[Bill - concerning public offices &c]

Bill, "concerning certain public offices of the State, was, read once and on motion referred to Messrs McCobb, Beverage and McCrillis.

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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