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House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P025A.pdf)

40. Report on petition of William Randall, & Smith Baker & als granting an order of Notice came down accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.

Petition of the Justices of the Court of Sessions, Washington County for authority to borrow money to erect public buildings in said County, was read & referred to the Committee on County Estimates -

Petition of Joseph Lee & als for a law prohibiting peddlers from vending & was read & referred to Messrs Chapman of Vienna, Butterfield of Farmington & Wingate of Bath.

Petition of the President & Directors of Cumberland & Oxford Canal Corporation for a Bank to be called the Canal Bank, was read & referred to the committee on Banks & Banking. Sent up for concurrence

On motion of Genl Fessender, Ordered, that the Committee on New Trials be instructed to consider the expediency of providing by Law, that writs of certiorari be made writs of right. Sent up for concurrence

Ordered, that the Committee on New Trials be instructed to consider what alteration if any, should be made by law to regulate the assessing and levying of taxes on lands in this State holden by Proprietors in common - Sent up for concurrence.

An order came from the Senate for concurrence appointing Messrs Ripley & Kelsey with such as the House may join a committee to enquire whether any, and if any what, alterations are necessary in the existing laws relative to Trespass - and the House concurred & Messrs Pike of Bridgton, Burgin of Eastport & Flint of Nobleboro were joined.

Petition of Trustees of Readfield Religious & Charitable Society for an alteration of their name to that of the Maine Wesleyan Seminary and that the number of Trustees maybe increased - was read & referred to the

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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