House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P060A.pdf)
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[Papers relating to division of Lincoln County]
The papers relating to the division of the County of Lincoln requested from the Senate, were laid upon the Speakers table - and on motion the House reconsidered their several votes of yesterday nonconcurring the Senate & postponing the papers indefinitely - and now concurred the Senate in their reference thereof to the committee on the formation of Counties &c &c.
[Resolve - Augusta Deed.]
Resolve accepting a deed from Joshua Gage & als, conveying a lot of land for the permanent seat Government - was called up - the vote referring the same reconsidered - 71 pro. 64 con. The Resolve was then amended, - after which the further consideration of the subject was postponed until Wednesday next at 10' oclock.
Mr Smith of Newfield has leave of absence after Monday next.
Remonstrances of Eben Witham Jr & als of Danville - of James Strout & als of Durham - of William Downing & als of Harpswell all against a division of Lincoln County were severally read & referred to the committee on the subject of the formation of a new Counties &c &c
James L Child
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