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House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P039B.pdf)

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[Report -]

Reports, on petition of Jesse Page - on petition of John Lowell - on petition of Selectmen of Frankfort granting leave for Resolves, came down accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.

[Committee - damages on Inland Bills &c]

An order came from the Senate for concurrence appointing Messrs Wheeler & Witham with such as the House may join a committee to consider whether any addition or alteration be necessary to an act regulating damages on Inland Bills of Exchange passed by the Legislature of this State February 28th 1821 - and the House concurred and Messrs Joseph Adams of Portland, Ruggles & Pond were joined.

[Committee - depositions in Perpetuam.]

An order came from the Senate instructing the committee on new trials to enquire as to the expediency of passing an additional law respecting the taking of depositions in perpetuam for concurrence, and the House concurred.

[Committee on deed of Joshua Gage & als - reported a Resolve -]

The committee to whom was referred the special Message of the Governor accompanying a deed of a lot of land in Augusta form Joshua Gage & als on which to erect the Public buildings of the State reported a Resolve providing for the acceptance of said deed - The report was accepted in Senate and Resolve passed, and sent down for the concurrence of the House - The House assigned tomorrow at 10 oclock to consider the subject.

[Petitions -]

Petitions of William Torrey & als of Bath - of Nathl Cross & als of Portland for a repeal of the laws respecting Hawkers & Pedlars were read & referred to Messrs Winter of Bath, Hopkinson & Francis


Petitions of Jacob Quincy Junr for leave to change his name - was read & referred to the committee on change of names.

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: 1824

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