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House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P022A.pdf)

34. Petition of William A Drew & als for a law prohibiting Pedlars & from vending their goos & wares - was read & referred to Messrs Chapman of Vienna, Butterfield of Farmington & Wingate of Bath.

Petition of Nathl M Lowney of Belfast to be admitted to practise as an Attorney - was read & referred to Messrs Shaw of Northport, Vance of No 6 & Hathaway of Bluehill.

Petition of Cumberland Bank for an increase of Capital Stock - referred in Senate to the Committee on Banks & Banks, came down for concurrence - and the House concurred -

Petition of Jonathan Nelson of Palermo for a Pension, taken from last years files, came from the Senate referred to the committee on Sick & wounded soldiers for concurrence - and the House concurred.

Remonstrance of Aaron Hill & others against the election of Joshua Carpenter of Sebec as a member of the House & was read & referred to the Committee on Elections.

Resolve for purchasing Greenleaf's Reports, was read once and tomorrow at 10 o'clock assigned for a 2d Reading.


Petition of the offices of 1st Reg. 1. Brig. 2d Division of the Militia of Maine was read & referred to the Committee on Militia and Military affairs - 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: 1825

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