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House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P078B.pdf)

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[Resolve - towns to return Min. lands &c]

Resolve requiring Selectmen to return a list of ministerial and school lands in their respective towns, came from the Senate amended for concurrence - and the house concurred.

[Bill - Litchfield & Richmond]

Bill establishing the line between Litchfield & Richmond, was read a 3d time & passed to be engrossed as in new draft. Sent up for concurrence.

[Error. See last entry]

Bill establishing the line between Litchfield & Richmond, was read a 3d time & passed to be engrossed &c.

[Committee - Selectmen in Classed towns, how to meet to count Votes]

An order came from the Senate for concurrence, appointing Messrs Campbell & Anderson with such as the House may join to take into consideration the expediency of amending the law regulating the mode of the meeting of the Selectmen of towns & assessors of plantations, which are classed for the purpose of counting & sorting the votes for a Representative in such classed district - and the House concurred and Messrs Frost, Sheppard Parsons of New Gloucester, Lothrop, & Bean were joined.

[Committee - Inholders &c]

Ordered that Messrs Joseph Adams of Portland, Riggs & Morrill be a committee to consider whether any, & what addition is necessary to the act for the regulation of Inholders, retailers and common victuallers - read & passed.


Mr Knight of Dixfield had leave of absence after Tuesday next and Mr Nowell of Kennebunkport after Saturday next.

[Bill - Manufac. Bank]

Bill to incorporate the Manufacturers Bank in Portland, with accompanying papers, came from the Senate referred to the committee on Banks & Banking for concurrence - and the House concurred.


Mr Hayes of Limerick had leave of absence after Monday next.

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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