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House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P033B.pdf)

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[Petition -]

Petition of a part of plantation No 6 in the County of Oxford to be incorporated into a town by the name of Westjoy, came down referred to the committee on the Incorporation of town for concurrence - and the House concurred.

[Bill - East Meeting House in Machias - ]

Bill to incorporate the owners & proprietors of the East meeting House in Machias - was read a 1st & 2d time & Monday next at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d reading.

[Committee - Selectmen]

Ordered, that Messrs Morrill, Hobbs, & Ricker be a committee to take into consideration what additional provisions are necessary in the laws prescribing the duty of Selectmen - read & passed.

[Committee - laying out highways &c.]

Ordered, that the committee appointed today to consider if any provision is necessary to be made for the removal of snow &c, be instructed to enquire if any alteration in necessary in the 25 Section of the act directing the method of laying out and making provision for the repair & amendment of Highways - read & passed.

[Reports]

Reports - on the petition of Elizabeth Nightingale - on the petition of Jedediah Sleeper & als - on the petition of James Pomeroy - granting leave to withdraw, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.

[Reports -]

Report on petition of John Carleton 2d, granting leave for a Resolve came down accepted for concurrence & the House concurred.

[Reports]

Reports on petition of Inhabitants of New Charleston - on petition of the town of Parsonsfield - on petition of 1st parish in Shapleigh - on petition of Cumberland Lodge - granting leave for bills, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence & 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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Language: English

Date: 1824

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