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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P041A.pdf)

74 [1825 January 17] if any, ought to be made in the law providing for the salaries of the several officers of Government with leave to report by Bill or otherwise: Sent down for concurrence, was concurred and Messrs. Spring, Spaulding and Ricker were joined.

[Petitions referred] Petition of William Simmons and others of Westbrook for a law requiring the use of wide rimmed Cart wheels, &c committed in the House to the Committee on New Trials, came up for concurrence, was read and nonconcurred: Referred to Messrs. Prime and Parsons of L. with such as the House may join: Sent down for concurrence, came up concurred, and Messrs. Smith, Kimball and Jones were joined.

Petition of Samuel Webber Jr. and others; and Petition of Col. Joseph Hall and others, for a revision of the Militia Law, committed in the House to the Committee on the Militia and Military Affairs; came up for concurrence, were read and concurred.

Petition of the selectmen of Kingfield that the doings of said town may be made valid; & Petition of Benj. Orr and others agent for Bowdoin College to extend the time for the "Act for the limitation of actions real and personal and writs of error," to go into operation as it regards lands owned by said College; committed in the House to the Committee on New Trials, came up for concurrence, was read and concurred.

[Bill] Bill additional to An act to incorporate the Trustees of the Readfield Religious and Charitable Society, was read a 2d time and passed to be engrossed: Sent down for concurrence.

Description: The journal of the Senate 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: 1825

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