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House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P065A.pdf)

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second time and passed to be engrossed in concurrence.

[Bill - public Shows]

Bill respecting public shows & exhibitions, was referred to Messrs Merrill of Gorham, White of Monmouth & Morrill of Chesterville -

[Resolve - Electors of Pres.]

Resolve providing for the choice of Electors of President & Vice President was called up & referred to Messrs Isaac Adams Lord & Spring of Saco.


Reports on petition of Cotton B Brooks - on petition of Committee of Clinton - on petition of Enoch Page & als - on petition of John Frost 2 & als of Sandford - on petition of Nathan Lord & others granting orders of notice, came form the Senate accepted for concurrence & the House concurred.

[Bill - Min. & School Lands]

Bill to provide for the Sale & distribution of Ministerial & school lands was read a second time, amended at A and tomorrow at 10' oclock assigned for a 3d reading.

[Committee - exempting Minors from taxation -]

Ordered that Messrs McLure, Dennison & Chandler be a committee with such as the Senate may join to take into consideration the expediency of passing an act exempting minors from the payment of a poll tax - read & passed. Sent up for concurrence.

[Bill - Lottery]

Bill - an act additional to the act authorizing a lottery for the benefit of the Cumberland & Oxford Canal Corporation - was read once & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d reading

[Bill - Winthrop Bank]

Bill to incorporate Winthrop Bank, was read a 2d time, amended at A & B in 3d section and tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d reading

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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