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Senate Journal 1824 (30-318503-P112A.pdf)


[1824 February 18. Report on Petition]

Mr. Usher from the committee on petition of sundry inhabitants of Hancock County for a division of said County, reported that they have leave to withdraw their petitions : Read and accepted with an amendment by ordering Philip Morrill and als of Belfast to cause an attested copy of their petition with this order thereon to be published in the Eastern Argus, Portland Gazette, & Independent Statesman, newspapers printed in Portland, and also in the Hancock Gazette & Penobscot Advertiser, printed at Belfast, three weeks successively, the last publication to be sixty days at least before the first Wednesday of the first session of the next Legislature: sent down for concurrence.-

Mr. Wilkins from the committee on an order upon that subject reported a


Bill to prevent foreigners from cutting timber on the lands belonging to the Passamaquoddy Indians, which was read once and committed, and 3 oclock P.M. assigned for a 2d reading.-

Bill respecting indorsement of writs, was read a 2d time and passed to be engrossed as amended in a new draft ; sent down for concurrence.-




The Senate reconsider their vote by which they passed to be engrossed the Bill respecting indorsement of writs, and commit the same to Messrs Dennett, Anderson and Whitney.-


Mr. Usher from the committee to whom was referred the Resolve on petition of the President and Directors of the Cumberland Bank, reported the same with amendments as taken into a new draft, which was

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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