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House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P032B.pdf)

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- on petition of Henry Howard & al - on petition of town of Parkman - on petition of town Corinna - granting orders of notice on them severally - came down accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.

[Report -]

Report on pet. of Rufus Spaulding and others for aid in the erection of a Bridge over Great Works Stream - referring said petition to the committee on State lands, came down accepted for concurrence and the House concurred


Report on petition of Asa Brown & al of New Sharon, granting an order of notice, came down accepted for concurrence - The House amended the report by adding at [X] the words "and the American Advocate printed at Hallowell" - accepted it as amended and sent it up for concurrence.

[Thomas Snow declared duly elected a Rep.]

The Report on the subject of the election of Thomas Snow Esquire returned as a member from Frankfort, was agreeably to assignment taken up, and accepted and he was declared duly elected and entitled to a seat in this House.

[Bill - warrants]

Bill further regulating the proceedings upon warrants issued by Justices of the Peace - was read a third time & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

[Committee - Snow in highways]

Ordered that Messrs Chase of Livermore, Merrill of Brunswick & Ingalls of Bridgton be a committee to enquire into the expediency & practicability of making further provision by law for the treading down or otherwise removing snow in the roads and highways in this State, when the same in necessary for the accomodation [accommodation] of travelers, - read & passed.

The committee appointed on the 15th inst. "to consider the expediency of appropriating a portion of the public lands belonging

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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Language: English

Date: 1824

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