House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P068B.pdf)
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Reports on petition of J.R. Wadleigh & als - on petition of Samuel F Brown & als - on petition of Trustees of Foxcroft Academy - on petition of Phillip Eastman & als - on petition of Selectmen of Hiram, Denmark & of Elias Stowell & als - on petition of William Mann agent for 2d Parish in Shapleigh - granting leave to withdraw came from the Senate accepted for concurrence & the House concurred.
Reports on petition of John Frost 2d & al of Sandford - on petition of William Sawin & als - on petition of Jacob Coburn - granting leave for Bills, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.
Petition of Charles P. Curtis admr on the estate of Catherine Jefferies, for authority to sell land of said deceased lying in Maine - was read & referred to the committee on New trials - Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Moses Springer junr in behalf of the Trustees of the Readfield Religious & Charitable Society for a change of the name of said Institution to that of Maine Methodist Education Society - was read & referred to the Committee on Parishes &c &c. Sent up for concurrence.
Report on petition of David Prince & als, came from the Senate referred to the next Legislature & the House concurred.
[Committee - Court of CC Pleas in Cumberland]
Ordered that Messrs Joseph Adams of P, Russell & Sturdivant be a committee to consider the expediency of substituting the first for the second Tuesday of October for the sitting of the Court of Common Pleas within & for the County of Cumberland - read & passed.
[Bill - forcible entry &c]
Bill directing the proceedings against forcible entry & detainer, was read 1st time & referred to Messrs Williams, Ruggles & Pond.
[Bill - Winthrop Bank]
Bill to incorporate the Winthrop Bank was read and passed to be
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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