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House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P040A.pdf)

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[pet. J.C. Washburne & als]

Petitions, of Japheth C Washburne & others of China that the northerly part of said town may be formed into a new town by the name of Weston - also

[Benjn. Shaw & als]

- of Benjamin Shaw & others of Bowdoinham for the division of said town &c - were severally read and referred to the committee on the incorporation of towns - Sent up for concurrence. -

[pet. James Bridge]

Petition of James Bridge Esquire for further compensation for his services as a commissioner under the act of separation - was, read & referred to Messrs Williams, Richardson & Kitteridge

[Committee - counterfeiting]

On motion of Mr Johnson, Ordered that Messrs Johnson, Thatcher & Weed be a committee to revise the Law respecting Counterfeiting & see if any additional provisions are necessary - read & passed.

[Bill - Min. funds Madison]

Bill, to establish a ministerial & school fund in the town of Madison - was read a third time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

[Bill - jurors]

Bill, in addition to an act regulating the selection, empanelling and service of Jurors - was read a third time and passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

[Rep. Abiel Hall Jr]

Report on petition of Abiel Hall Junr., referring it to the Committee on accounts, came down accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.

[Pet. China Academy]

Petition of the Trustees of China Academy for aid - was read & referred to the committee on so much of the Governors message as relates to the encouragement of Literature - 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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