House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P029B.pdf)
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Petition of Parkman & Monson to be annexed to Penobscot County - of Bowdoin to be annexed to Kennebec, or for a new County - of William Fairbrother & als of Palmyra to be annexed to Warsaw - of Jonathan Goodridge of Warsaw to be annexed to Canaan - of Ebenr Williams & als to be incorporated as a town by name of Burnham -
Remonstrances of Henry Warren & als agst annexation of part of Palmyra to Warsaw - of Benja Libbey & als agst annexation to same to same, were severally read & referred to the Committee on the incorporation of towns. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Anthony Merchant of Deer Isle for a grant of land &c &c was read & referred to the committee on State lands. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Joseph D Jewett & als of St Albans on the subject of the fisheries in sd town was read & referred to the committee on interior fisheries. Sent up for concurrence.
Petitions of George Smith & wife that their marriage may be made valid - of inh. of plan. No 3 3d range that their proceedings may be made valid - were read & referred to the committee on new trials. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Chesterville that certain lands may be divided &c taken from Senate's files, came down referred to the committee on the incorporation of Parishes & other religious societies &c &c Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Edward Little & als that the Proprietors of Lewiston Bridge may have authority to impose a fine for driving animals at a faster rate than a common walk was read & referred to Messrs Cobb, Pierce & Hale with such as the Senate may join. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Joseph Jenne to be divorced from his wife - was read & referred to Messrs Knight, Page & Crosby with such as the Senate may join. Sent up for concurrence.
James L Child
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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