House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P044B.pdf)
79. Saturday January 22 1825
Met according to adjournment
Petition of Trustees of Windham Minis. Fund that their records may be made valid - - of John Ware & als Somerset County for an amendment of Constitution - was read and referred to the committee on New Trials. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of John W. W. York of Pownal for leave to change his name, was read & referred to the Committee on change oof names.
Petition of Amasa Taylor for a law defining & establishing dividing line between Albion & China also Remonstrances - of Plan. No 27 agst establishing Belfast as a half shire - " - of Plan. No 26 - on same subject - " - of Selectmen of Sullivan on same subject - were read and referred to the committee on the incorporation of towns. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of a Committee of Cornville for a grant of land to aid in building a meetinghouse, was read & referred to the Committee on the incorporation of Parishes. Sent up for concurrence
Petition of Nathl Allen & als of Gouldsboro' on the subject of the fisheries in said town was read & referred to the committee on Interior Fisheries Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Small M Pond as Agent to Eastern River Lock & Sluice Company for a toll - - of Ezekiel Day & als that the owners of Back Cove Bridge may be compelled to keep [underlined]draw & were read & referred to the committee on Turnpikes, bridges & canals. Sent up for concurrence.
Ordered that Messrs Spooner of New Portland, Fogg of Montville, Pease of Cornish, Parsons of Cornville & Jordon of Cape Elizabeth be a committee to enquire as to the expediency of appropriating five hundred dollars
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