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House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P094B.pdf)

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[Bill - prisons -]

Bill additional to an act providing & regulating Prisons, was read a 3d time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence

[Bill - part of Jay to Canton]

Bill additional to an act to set off part of lot number ten in the eleventh range from the town of Canton, & annex the same to the town of Jay, passed 3d of Feby inst, was read a third time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

[Bill - Militia]

Bill explanatory of an act to organize, govern & discipline the militia of this State was read a 1st, 2d & 3d time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

[Bill - Sessions]

Bill additional to an Act to establish a Court of Sessions, was read a 1st & 2d & tomorrow at 10' oclock assigned for a 3d reading.

[Committee - on petition of Phillip Morrill & others]

[with power to send for persons & papers -]

Ordered that all the papers now in possession of the House on the subject of the application of Phillip Morrell [Morrill] & others for a new County to be formed of several towns in the Counties of Hancock, Lincoln & Kennebec - also the petitions of Camden, Knox, Swanville, Northport, Brooks, Prospect, Waldo Plantation & Searsmont for the same object - also the petition of George Stevens & others for a division of the County of Hancock together will all others papers relative thereto be referred to a special committee of this House with authority to send for persons & papers - read & passed - & Messrs Isaac Adams, Dane & Williams were appointed said committee.

[Resolve - Court house in Lincoln]

Resolve relating to the erection of a Court House in the County of Lincoln, came from the Senate & was referred to Messrs White, Crowell & Wilder.

[Bill - Militia]

Bill additional to the act to organize & discipline the Militia of this State, came from the Senate, was read once & indefinitely postponed. 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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Language: English

Date: 1824

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