House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P023A.pdf)
36 Petition of Committee of Fryeburg Canal for a grant of certain lands -- - of William Rice for a grant of certain lands at a low rate - - of Selectmen of Orrington & Brewer for a grant of land - were severally referred tot he Committee on State Lands - Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of the Trustees of Waterville College for Legislative aid - - of Trustees of Gardiner Lyceum for Legislative aid - were severally read & referred to the committee on Literature and Literary Institutions. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of James Holmes & als Props of a meeting house in Machias to be incorporated - - of Ward Lock & als of Chesterville for a repeal of law creating Trustees of Ministerial lands[inserted below]in said town}were severally referred to the committee on the incorporation of towns. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Himan Nye for an additional pension, - was read & referred to the committee on Applications from sick & wounded soldiers - Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of William Fergurson for a pension, referred in Senate to the committee on applications from sick & wounded soldiers, came down for concurrence and the House concurred.
Petition of Joshua Smith & als to be allowed fees as Witnesses at a Court Martial lately held at Paris - was read & referred to the Committee on accounts - Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Committee of Frankfort for a repeal of the law requiring Fish Wardens to be appointed - of Peter Talbot & als of Machias for a law to prevent obstructions to fish in Was Machias River - were severally read & referred to the committee on Interior Fisheries. Sent up for concurrence.
Adjourned to meet at nine o'clock tomorrow morning.
Attest James L Child Clerk
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