House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P031A.pdf)
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[Report - Laws of U. States]
[Copy of Laws to Maine Historical Society]
Secretary's office - also to consider the expediency of presenting a copy of the laws and resolves of this state to the Library of the Maine Historical Society reported a Resolve - report read and accepted.
[Resolve - for distributing Laws of U. States &c ]
Resolve for distributing the laws of the United States & for other purposes - was read & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.
[abolishing imprisonment for debt]
Ordered that Messrs Smith, Pierce & Clark be a committee with such as the Senate may join to consider the expediency of abolishing imprisonment for debt. read & passed. Sent up for concurrence.
[Report - Cong. Soc. Shapleigh]
Report of the committee to whom was recommitted the petition of the Congregational Society of Shapleigh - came down accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.
Petition of the Trustees of Brunswick Academy for pecuniary aid came from the Senate referred to the committee on State lands for concurrence - and the House concurred.
Petition of the Inh. of Sunkhaze plantation for the erection of a bridge over Great Works Stream - which on the 9th inst. was referred to the Committee on Turnpikes, Bridges & Canals came from the Senate nonconcurred & referred to the committee on State lands for concurrence & the House concurred.
Petition of Thomas S Abbot & als owners of the stage line between Portland & Conway, which on the 15th instant was referred to the committee on the incorporation of Parishes &c - came down referred to the committee on application for manufacturing companies - and the House concurred -
[Report - Isleboro]
Report on the petition of the town of Islesboro', granting an order of notice came down accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.
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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