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House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P065B.pdf)

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[Committee - exempting polls of persons over seventy]

Ordered that Messrs Hayes, Chase of Concord & McLaine be a committee with such as the Senate may join to consider the expediency of exempting by law from taxation, the polls of all such persons as may be of the age of seventy & upwards. read and passed. sent up for concurrence.

[Committee - equitable claims]

Ordered that Messrs Ruggles, Clark of Wilton & Means, be a committee to enquire what alterations are necessary in an act for the settlement of certain equitable claims arsing in real actions - read & passed.

[Bill - Min. fund. Chesterville]

Bill to establish a ministerial fund in Chesterville, was read a second time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d reading.


Mr Eveleth of Windham had leave of absence after Wednesday next, & Mr Morrell of Wells after Thursday next.

[Report -]

Report on the petition of John Glidden Junr granting a Resolve, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.


Report on the petition of Dudley Fogg & al, referring the subject to the next Legislature, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence & the House concurred


Report on petition of Greenwood - on petition of Selectmen & assessors of Gouldsboro, granting leave to withdraw, was read & accepted.

[Bill - survey of Lumber]

Bill additional to the act for the Inspection of Lumber &c was read once & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 2d reading.



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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