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House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P043B.pdf)

77 Reports on petitions of William O Vaughan & als - " of Japbeth C Washburn & als granting leave to withdraw, came down accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.

Report on the petition of Jonathan Tucker and als, granting an Order of Notice, came down accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.

Bill to repeal certain provisions of an additional act respective the inspection of Beef & Pork, Butter, Lard & for other purposes, was read a 2d time & passage refused.

Bill establishing the line between Litchfield & Hallowell - was read a 1, 2d & 3d time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill to incorporate the town of Whiting, was read 1st & 2d time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d reading.

The Committee on the subject of requiring Banks to use Perkins steel Stereotype Cheek Plate reported an indefinite postponement of the subject - The report accepted in Senate came down for concurrence & the House concurred.

Petition of George Jewett & als that the Court of Sessions in Lincoln County may be authorized to lay out & make a certain road & Bridge, referred in Senate to the Committee on Turnpikes, Bridges & Canal came down for concurrence - and the House concurred.

Ordered that the Committee on Banks & Banking be instructed to enquire into the expediency of allowing the Banks of this State to issue Bills of a less denomination than five dollars to a greater amount than the law now authorizes. Read & passed. 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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