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House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P081A.pdf)

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and Vice President, was called up, the vote passing the same reconsidered and the Resolve referred to Messrs Sturdivant, Parsons of E. & Fillebrown.

[Bill - towns not electing Representatives]

Bill imposing fines on towns neglecting to choose Representatives was read a 2d time and refused a passage to a 3d reading.

[Resolve - James J Boyd]

Resolve in favor of James J Boyd, was read once & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 2d reading.

[absence]

Mr Glidden had leave of absence after Tuesday next & Mr Cummings after Friday next

[Enacted.]

The committee on engrossed Bills reported as duly engrossed - Bill - to secure rent to lessors of house lots & mill privileges - additional to the act for the inspection of Butter & Lard - to limit the tenure of certain civil officers - establishing the line between Litchfield & Richmond - additional to an act regulating towns, town meeting & choice of town officers - additional to an act for support & regulation of mills - additional to an act to incorporate the Trustees of the Ministerial fund in the North Parish in Berwick - additional to an act for rendering the decision of civil causes as speedy & as little expensive as possible - altering the boundaries of Monroe - additional respecting Lotteries - to change the name of Warsaw - were severally passed to be enacted. Sent up for concurrence.

[Resolves finally passed]

The same committee reported as duly engrossed - Resolve, in favor of Mark Trafton - providing for the settlement of the line between Lyman & Alfred - in favor of Samuel F Hussey & Jackson Davis - requiring Selectmen to return a list of ministerial & school lands in their respective towns - were severally finally passed. Sent up for concurrence

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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