House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P090A.pdf)
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Wednesday February 18th 1824
Met according to adjournment.
[Resolve - Sel. of Newcastle]
Resolve on the petition of the Selectmen of Newcastle, was read twice & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.
[Resolve - Jona McKenney]
Resolve in favor of Jonathan McKenney, came from the Senate indefinitely postponed for concurrence & the House concurred.
[Compensation to Sheriffs]
The order of 14th inst appointing Messrs Spring of Saco, Winter & McClure with such as the Senate may join a committee to consider whether any alteration is necessary in the law fixing the compensation of Sheriffs, came from the Senate nonconcurred - The House referred the subject to the foregoing committee.
[Bill - inspec. of Beef &c]
Bill additional respecting the inspection of Beef, Pork & Lard & for other purposes - was read a 1st & 2d time & this afternoon at 3 oclock assigned for a 3d reading
[Report - personal property assigned to Maine]
The committee to whom was referred so much of the Governors Message as relates to personal property assigned by Massachusetts to Maine - reported a Resolve - report read & accepted.
[Resolves - collection of demands assigned to Maine.]
Resolve providing for the collection of demands assigned by Massachusetts to Maine & instituting an enquiry respecting the Bonds given for the performance of settling duties remaining in Massachusetts - was read & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.
[Report - James Walker]
The committee on the petition of James Walker & others of Greenwood reported that the subject be referred to the next Legislature - was read & accepted in concurrence with the Senate
[Bill - regulating prisons]
Bill additional to an act for providing & regulating prisons - came from the Senate, passage refused. The House refused to concur the
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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