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House Journal 1824 (30-318939-P102B.pdf)

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The committee on engrossed bills reported as duly engrossed, Bill - to apportion & assess on this State a tax of $45120"57 - additional to an act concerning foreign attachment - to change the names of sundry persons - which were severally passed to be enacted. Sent up for concurrence.

[Bill - States Prison]

Bill providing for the government of the States Prison & for the punishment of Convicts, was taken up - and the vote adopting and adhering to the amendment between K & L reconsidered, & the Bill as amended by the Senate at Z passed to be engrossed in concurrence.

[Resolve - contingent Expenses]

Resolve making an appropriation for contingent expenses, was read twice & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence

[Bill - real actions]

Bill entitled an additional act relating to real actions, reported by Mr Ruggles, chairman of a select committee of this House, was read once & referred to the next Legislature & the same ordered to be published by the Clerk in the Eastern Argus.

[Resolve - fuel for State]

Resolve authorizing the Treasurer to purchase fuel for the use of the State, was laid on the table by Isaac Adams on leave obtained for that purpose - read twice & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

[Bill - dormant titles -]

Bill to prevent the buying & selling of dormant titles - was read a 2d time & tomorrow at 9 oclock assigned for a 3d reading.

[Resolve - lands of Matinicus.]

Resolve providing for the appointment of Agents to give deeds to owners & possessors of lands on the Island of Matinicus, came from the Senate refused a passage - The House reconsider their former vote passing the same and concur the Senate.

The Senate appointed Messrs Chandler, Steele & Dunlap a

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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