House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P014A.pdf)
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Friday January 9th 1824.
Met according to adjournment
[Committee to inform Governor Parris of his election.]
An order came from the Senate for concurrence appointing Messrs Witham & Usher with such as the House may join a Committee to wait upon Albion K Parris Esquire & inform him that he has been elected Governor of the State of Maine for the ensuing political year agreeably to the provisions of the Constitution - and that the Senate & House of Representatives will convene in the Representatives Chamber to qualify him for the discharge of the duties of that office agreeably to the constitution whenever it may be convenient for him to attend for that purpose - and the House concurred and Messrs Fillebrown, McIntire, Shaw, Spring & Wood were joined.
Petition of the Selectmen of Gouldsboro for an abatement of their State tax - of Greenwood for an abatement of their State tax - were read & referred to the committee on finance.
Petition of Bennet Pike to be reimbursed a sum of money paid by mistake on his admission as an Attorney at S.J.C. read & referred to Messrs Ingalls, Isaac Adams & Fitch.
Petition of Thomas Parsons & als for revision of the law providing for the settlement of the estates of deceased persons - read & referred to Messrs Hutchinson, Hayes & Hayden.
Petition of William Sproul for leave to change his name - of John Perkins 4th for leave to change his name - were read & referred to the committee on change of names.
Petition of David Bailey for a grant of land in
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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