Senate Journal 1824 (30-318503-P105B.pdf)
Senate Feby 14. 1824.
Bill to incorporate the proprietors of Calais Bridge came up with amendments, in which the Senate concurred and passed the Bill to be engrossed.-
[Order for 2 Sessions day]
On motion of Mr. McCobb ordered that after Monday next the Legislature will hold two sessions each day : sent down for concurrence : concurred.-
Bill respecting Representatives in classed Districts was read a 2d time and passed to be engrossed : sent down for concurrence.
Resolve on petition of John Gordon and Archelaus Lewis was read and passed to be engrossed : sent down for concurrence : concurred.-
Bill directing the proceedings against forcible entry and detainer, was taken up and referred to Messrs Wheeler, Dunlap and Anderson.-
Bill respecting marks on sheep and neat cattle, was amend, and afterwards refused passage : sent down for concurrence : concurred.-
The Secretary of State came in and laid on the table message from the Governor relatives to the amancipation of slaves in the United States.-
[Report & Resolve]
Mr. Wilkins from the committee on petition of John Attier and als. reported a Resolve authorizing the Governor to negotiate with the Penobscot Indians for the transfer of their Islands to the State, which was read and passed to be engrossed : sent down for concurrence : concurred.-
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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