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House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P033B.pdf)

57. Ordered that Messrs Allen of Norrridgewock, Dennison of Freeport & Hastings of Bethel be a committee to enquire, whether any & what further provision is necessary to regulate the payment of fines & bills of cost into the Treasury of the State - read & passed.

An order came from the Senate for concurrence appointing Messrs Churchill & Sheppard with such as the House may join a committee to take into consideration what measures ought to be adopted to secure the public records of the State from fire & other casualties & - The House concurred and Messrs Russell of North Yarmouth Wing of Wayne & Hall of Parkman were joined.

An order came from the Senate for concurrence appointing Messrs Fairbanks & Stebbins with such as the House may join a committee to consider the expediency of requiring Sheriffs to give public notice respectively of the appointment of their deputies & also Clerks of the Courts of Sessions of the qualification fo Coroners in their respective Counties; & also Treasurers of towns and Plantations of the election & qualification of Constables - & the House concurred & Messrs Spring of Hiram, Hill of Lyman & Stephenson of Gorham were joined.

Ordered, that the Committee on State Lands be instructed to print the whole, or such part of the Report of the Land Agent & accompanying papers referred to therein, as may in their opinion, be interesting to the Legislature, & production of public benefit - read and passed - Sent up for concurrence -

The committee of elections to whom was referred the remonstrance of Aaron Hill & als against the election of Joshua Carpenter reported a statement of facts, & that said Carpenter was duly elected & entitled to hold his seat - report accepted.

Adjourned until nine o'clock tomorrow morning. Attest James L Child, Clerk.

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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