House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P018B.pdf)
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and Monday next at 11 oclock assigned for a 3d reading.
[Report - of Committee of Elections &c -]
The Committee on elections reported, that they had examined the returns from the District composed of Phillips Freeman & Kingfield and duly considered all the evidence in connexion with the subject, and are of opinion that Rufus K. J. Porter was duly elected and is entitled to a seat in this House - The report was read & Monday next at 11 oclock assigned to take it into consideration.
[one Session each day]
Ordered that hereafter the House will hold but one session each day until the further order of the House to commence at nine oclock in the morning excepting on Mondays and on that day at 10 oclock.
Petition of Jonathan Nelson for a pension - read & referred to the committee on applications from sick & wounded Soldiers. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of John Frost 2d & others for leave to sell ministerial lands - was read & referred to committee on Incorporation of Parishes & other religious Societies and ministerial & school lands. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of York Lodge to be incorporated - read & referred to last mentioned committee - Sent up for concurrence
Petition of John Norton & als of Eastport for the erection of a jail at that place - of Selectmen of Cornish to make valid the doings of said town - were read & referred to the committee on New trials - Sent up for concurrence
Petition of Saml F Brown & als for authority to convey certain lands, was read & referred to Messrs Hutchinson, Morrill & Reed.
Petition of Martha Treadwell for compensation for certain services rendered a wounded soldier &c - was read & referred to the committee on accounts. 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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