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House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P033A.pdf)

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[Mr Vance declared duly elected by Committee]

The Committee on elections, to whom was recommitted the report in reference to the election of Mr Vance, made a further report, that Mr Vance was duly elected & is entitled to hold a seat in this house, - report ordered to lie on the table.

[Senator to Congress]

Mr Dunlap moved a reconsideration of the vote assigning Tuesday next for the choice of a Senator to Congress, which motion prevailed - and tomorrow at 10 o'clock was assigned for such choice.

[Committee - fishery in Penobscot River]

On motion of Mr Pikes [Pike], Ordered that Messrs Pike, Kitteridge & Chapman be a committee to enquire as to the expediency of repealing in whole or in part the law of Masstts. passed Feby 1814 respecting the fishery in the Penobscot River - read and passed.

[pet. Thomas Bodge]

Petition, of Thomas Bodge, for leave to change his name - was read and referred to the committee on change of names.

[Report - Isaac Ilsley]

The committee on the petition of Isaac Ilsley, referred this morning, reported a bill - read & accepted.

[Bill - cede Monhegan to U.S.]

Bill, "to cede to the United States of America the jurisdiction of land on Monhegan Island" - was read 1 & 2d time and tomorrow at 10 o'clock assigned for a 3d reading.

[Committee on fee bill -]

An order came from the Senate for concurrence appointing Messrs Green & Dennett with such &c & a committee to consider, the expediency of revising the fee bill and also what alterations if any, ought to be made in the law regulating the inspection.

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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