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House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P044A.pdf)

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[Report -]

Report on petition of Nathaniel Cushman - granting leave to withdraw came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.


Petitions - of Henry Babb & accompanying papers - of Jonathan Morgan & als to revive the act incorp. the Portland Steam Navigation Company - of Gilead for aid in building a Bridge over Wilde River were referred to the committee on Turnpikes, Bridges & Canals - Sent up for concurrence.


Petitions of Thomas Miller & als of Bristol for a division of said town - of Job Sylvester 3d & al for a law settling the line between New Gloucester & Durham.


[Remonstrances -]

Remonstrances of Selectmen of Ellsworth agst formation of a new County on Penobscot - of Otisfield agst petition of Oxford to annex said town to that County - were severally read & referred to the committee on incorporation of towns. Sent up for concurrence.

[Petition -]

Petition of Charles Whitman & al of Waterford to remove obstructions to passage of fish up Crooked River -



Remonstrance of Warren agst petitions respecting the fishery in St Georges River were read & referred to the committee on interior fisheries. Sent up for concurrence.

Mr Woodbury was appointed on committee on pet. of Saml F Brown in room of Mr Morrill discharged.

[Augusta Deed - question]

Mr Williams agreeably to notice given, proposed to move a reconsideration of the vote of yesterday referring the Resolve accepting the deed presented by Joshua Gage & als a committee of Augusta, to the year 1827 - but on returning the House it was found the requisite number of members were not in their seats - and he then gave notice that he should submit his motion for reconsideration at 10 oclock tomorrow.



James L Child Clerk.

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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