House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P048B.pdf)
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Petition of Elizabeth Capen Executrix that Harriet Capen may be authorized to execute a release of a piece of Land - of John Hobart & al for a revision of the Law providing for the process of Forcible entry & detainer - of Henry Davidson, Clerk of Waldo plantation to have the doings of said Town made valid - were severally read & referred to the committee on New trials - Sent up for concurrence
Petition of Surry to change the name of said town to Union river -
Remonstrance of Trenton against the petition of Phillip Morrell & al for a new County - - of Freeport against petition of Samuel Chase & al to annex certain lands to Brunswick - were severally read & referred to the committee on incorporation of towns - Sent up for concurrence -
Petition of Isaac Ilsley Agent for the jurisdiction of Bakers Island to be ceded to the United States - of Trenton for a grant of the State lands in Ellsworth - were severally read & referred to the committee on State lands - Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Palmyra for authority to sell Ministerial Lands in said town, was read & referred to the committee on the incorporation of Parishes & other religious Societies &c &c. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Joseph Houlton & al for the location of a road from Houlton plantation to Penobscot river - was read & referred to the committee on turnpikes, bridges & Canals - Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of William Sawin & al owners of Stages from Portland to Waterford, for an act of incorporation - was read & referred to the committee on manufacturing companies. Sent up for concurrence.
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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