House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P035A.pdf)
60 Remonstrance of a Committee of Cornish against a removal of the Courts from Alfred to Kennebunk - was read & referred to the joint committee who have the same subject under consideration. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Simeon Millikin for a grant of Land, came from the Senate referred tot he Committee on Start Lands for concurrence, & the House concurred.
An order came from the Senate for concurrence appointing Messrs Campbell & Lord with such as the House may join a committee to consider what alterations if any ought to be made in the law providing for the Salaries of the several Officers of Government & - and the Hours concurred & Messrs Spring of Biddeford, Spaulding of Buckfield & Ricker of Freedom were joined.
Bill additional to an act to incorporate the Trustees of the Readfield Religious & Charitable Society - was read 1 & 2d time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d reading.
Bill to incorporate the Gardiner Iron Manufacturing Company, was read 1 & 2d time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d reading.
Petition of Oliver Johnson of Gorham for authority to sell certain real estate, came from the Senate referred to the Committee on New Trials for concurrence - and the House concurred.
The committee on the subject of revising the laws respecting Highways &, reported a Bill - report accepted.
Bill in addition to the several acts now in force, regulating the laying out of Highways, was read [underlined]once, & referred to Messrs Williams of Augusta, Stone of Jay & Hill of Gouldsboro'
Ordered that the committee on New Trials be instructed to enquire if any & what alterations are necessary to be made in the Probate Laws of this State with leave & - read & passed. Sent up for concurrence.
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