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Senate Journal 1824 (30-318503-P086A.pdf)


[1824 February 4.]

[Committee on exempting minors from taxes]

Chandler be a committee with such as the Senate may join to take into consideration the expediency of passing an act exempting minors from paying a poll tax, with leave to report by Bill or otherwise, came up for concurrence, was read and concurred, and Messrs McDonald and Anderson were joined.-

[Petitions referred]

Petition of Albert Newhall and als. to increase the capital stock of the Cumberland Bank, committed in the House to the committee on Banks & Banking, came up for concurrence, and was read and concurred.-

Petition of Jason Thurston and als of New Castle to prevent insults and indignities to the infirm of body or mind, Petition of Jedediah Herrick to be refunded $25. paid by him on accepting the Office of Sheriff of Penobscot County, and Petition of Harriet Castason for an allowance out of the Estate of Elias Bates, committed in the House to the committee on New Trials, came up for concurrence, and were read and concurred.-


Bill to limit the tenure of certain officers was read a 2d time and passed to be engrossed. and

[Notice for reconsideration]

Mr. Anderson gave notice that he should tomorrow at 10 oclock move for a reconsideration of the vote, by which the Bill was passed to be engrossed.-

[Report on Petition]

Mr. Whitney from the committee on petition of William Mann, agent of the 2d Parish on Shapleigh, reported that he have leave to withdraw his petition : Read, accepted and sent down for concurrence : concurred.- Mr.

Description: The journal of the Senate 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: 1824

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