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House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P059A.pdf)

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Petition of Denmark to be annexed to Cumberland - of Buxton to be annexed to Cumberland - of Lewiston to be annexed to Cumberland -


Remonstrance of Trenton agst petition of Phillip Morrell & al - of Eden agst petition of Belfast for a new County -


Report on petition of Elias Stowell & als - on petition of town of Frankfort - came from the Senate referred to the committee who have under consideration the petitions &c on the subject of the formation of new Counties &c for concurrence - & the House concurred.

[Bill - speedy law -]

Bill additional to an act for rendering the decision in civil causes as speedy & little expensive as possible - was read a 1st & 2d time & tomorrow at 10' oclock assigned for a 3d reading.

[Division of Lincoln County]

An order came from the Senate for concurrence directing that all petitions & remonstrances relating to the division of the County of Lincoln on the files of either branch of the Legislature be taken therefrom & referred to the committee on the subject of the formation of new Counties &c - The House refused to concur & postponed indefinitely the subject -



James L Child


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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