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House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P043B.pdf)

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The committee to whom was referred the petition from the Society of Shakers &c reported leave for a Bill - reported accepted

[Bill - grants for pious purposes]

Bill additional to an act for the better securing & rendering more effectual, grants & donations for pious & charitable purposes - was read 1st & 2d time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d reading.

[Report - China Academy]

Report on the petition of China Academy, granting leave to withdraw came from the Senate accepted for concurrence - and the House nonconcurred & recommitted the report - Sent up for concurrence.

[Report - lands for support of schools -]

The committee to consider the expediency of appropriating a portion of public lands belonging to this State for the purpose of aiding in the support of schools in those towns, which have not received benefit therefrom, reported that it is inexpedient to pass any law upon that subject. The report accepted in Senate came down for concurrence - and the House non concurred - Sent up.

[Reports -]

Reports on petition of John Frost 2d & als of Sandford -

on petition of John Hawes & als for leave to build a Bridge granting orders notice, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence, and the House concurred.

[Reports -]

Reports on petition of Joseph Keith & als - on petition of Lebbeus Bailey & als - on petition of Ebenezer Williams & others - on petition of Alexander Rice & als - granting leave for Bills, came from the Senate for concurrence - and the House concurred.


Reports on petition of Anthony Merchant of Deer Isle - on petition of Samuel Haley referring the subject of said petitions to the next Legislature came down 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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