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House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P034A.pdf)

58. Tuesday January 18th 1825 Met according to adjournment.

The House reconsidered their vote assigning today at 10 o'clock to come to the choice of a Major General for 8th Division and have assigned Thursday 27th instant at 11 o clock.

The Committee appointed on the subject of Sheriffs fees & reported a Bill - and the report was accepted.

Bill in addition to an act establishing & regulating the fees of the several officers & other persons therein named - was read 1 & 2d time and tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d reading.

The Committee to revise [inserted above]^the laws respecting foreign attachment & reported a Bill - report read & accepted.

Bill Furthe Rina addition to an act concerning foreign attachment was read 1 & 2d time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d reading.

Petition of Anthony Fernald & als for a repeal of the additional act respecting the inspection of Beef & Pork - was read & referred to Messrs Smith of Westbrook, Carpenter of Sebec, and Richardson of Portland.

Ordered that Messrs Richardson of Portland, Carpenter of Mexico & Eames of Lisbon be a committee to consider the expediency of passing an Act and additional to the act passed March 15th 1821 respecting Houses of Correction - read & passed.

The Committee on engrossed Bills reported as duly engrossed Bill, establishing an additional term of the S. J. Court & CC Pleas for the County of Oxford & for other purposes - which was passed to be enacted. 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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