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House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P040B.pdf)

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Thursday January 22d 1824

Met according to adjournment

[Petition -]

Petition of the Society of Quakers for a law for the better securing of property given them, was read & referred to Messrs Eveleth, Sanborne & Morrill of Chesterville.

[Petition of Henry Babb]

Ordered that the Senate be requested to send to this House the petition of Henry Babb presented at the last session & now on the files - read & passed.

[Petition - Simon Remick]

Petition of Simon Remick for leave to change his name - was read & referred to the committee on change of names.

[Bill - Beethoven Musc. Society]

Bill to incorporate the Beethoven Musical Society, was read a 1st & 2nd time & tomorrow at 10 o'clock assigned for a 3d reading.

[Remonstrance -]

Remonstrance of Phillip Page & al against the petition of Phillip Eastman & al, was read & referred to committee on so much of the Governors Message as relates to Literature. Sent up for concurrence.

[Bill - Kilmarnock]

Bill to incorporate the town of Kilmarnock, was read 1st & 2d time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d reading.


Petition of John Attian & others of the Penobscot tribe of Indians for authority to sell a part of their lands &c was read & referred to the committee on State Lands. Sent up for concurrence.

[Bill - Law of Road]

Bill establishing the law of the road, was read once & Tuesday next at 10 oclock assigned for 2d reading & 300 copies ordered to be printed.

[Petition -]

Petition of Elijah North & als that the Manufacturers of tin may be exempted from the duty on Pedlars &c - was read & referred to Messrs Winter, Hopkinson & Francis

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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