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House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P024B.pdf)

39 Petition of Japbeth to Washburn & als for a Bank at china, was read & referred to the committee on Banks & Banking. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of Jeremiah Clough & als praying for a law to protect [underlined]unmasked logs - referred in Senate to Messrs Scammon & Holland with such as the House may join, came down for concurrence - and the House concurred and messy McCobb of Phipsburg, Frost of Topsham & Spring of Saco were joined.

Resolve for purchasing Greenleafs Reports - was read a second time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of James Work & als for a revision of the Militia Law - was read & referred to the committee on the Militia & Military affairs - Sent up for concurrence.

Ordered that Messrs Cobb of Durham, Warren of Jackson and Sweet of Newburg be a committee with such as the Senate may join to enquire into the expediency oof prohibiting by public treats on days of elections with leave to report &. Sent up for concurrence.

Ordered that Messrs Goodenow of Alfred, Howard of Winthrop & Whittemore of Hebron with such as the Senate may join, be a committee to take into consideration the expediency of passing an additional act, respecting Pounds & impounding beasts 7 - with leave to report & - Sent up for concurrence.

Ordered that Messrs Emerson of Harrison, Hathaway of Bluehill, Poland of Standish, Eveleth of Windham & Eaton of Bowdoin, be a committee to consider the expediency of providing a less expensive mode of collecting debts of a certain amount. Read & passed.

Petition of Selectmen of Phipsburg to establish Wiscasset as the only shire town in Lincoln County, was read & referred to Messrs Benson of China, Woodbury of Minot & Treat of Prospect with such as the Senate may join. 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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