House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P075A.pdf)
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The committee on engrossed Bill reported as duly engrossed Bills additional to the several acts directing the method of laying out & making provision for the repair & amendment of Highways - to incorporate the Master Wardens & Members of Freeport Lodge - to establish the ministerial fund in the Congregational Parish in the town of Sandford - authorizing booms across Saco River between Buxton & Hollis - additional to an act to prohibit certain officers of Courts from buying promissory notes &c &c - to establish the Cumberland Cotton Manufacturing Company - additional to an act for the admeasurement of boards & regulating the tale of shingles, clapboard Staves &c. &c. - to annex certain inhabitants of Buxton to the town of Standish - additional to the act for the regulation of Inholders, Retailers &c &c - respecting fisheries in Vinalhaven - additional to an act prescribing the mode of taking depositions - to incorporate York Lodge - additional to an act respecting Academies incorporated within this State. - to incorporate Cumberland Lodge - to incorporate Portland & Waterford Stage Company - were severally passed to be enacted. Sent up for concurrence.
[Resolves - finally passed.]
The committee on engrossed bills reported as duly engrossed. Resolves - on the petition of Mellen Chamberlain - authorizing Thomas Stevens Junr Executor of the last will & testament of William Pousland to convey certain real estate - for distributing the Laws of the United States & for other purposes - were severally finally passed. Sent up for concurrence.
[Petition - Casco Bank]
Petition of John Mahan & als of Portland for a charter for a Bank - was read & referred to the committee on Banks and Banking. Sent up for concurrence.
Report on petition of William Thomas granting leave to withdraw came from the Senate accepted for concurrence - & the House concurred.
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