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House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P051A.pdf)

92 Bill to prevent intemperance, excess & corruption on days of Election, reported in a new draft which was amended, was rejected by the House 53 pro 52 con. Mr Fessender moved at this time a reconsideration of the last vote which did not prevail - Wm McCobb then moved a reconsideration of all the votes & the motion [underlined]prevailed.

Bill for the benefit of Waterville College, came from the Senate in a New draft for concurrence - and the House concurred in passing the same in said new raft to be engrossed.

The Committee won the petition of Jonathan Trask & als reported leave to withdraw - The House recommitted the subject & sent back the papers to the Senate for their concurrence

Report on petition of Joseph Williamson & als granting leave for a Bill - was in Senate recommitted & sent down for concurrence - The House concurred

The Committee on the petition of Ebenezer Alden reported a Bill - accepted.

Bill for the benefit of Ebenezer Alden - was read 1 & 2d time, amended and referred to Messrs Williams of Augusta, McCobb of Phipsburg & Watts of St George.

An oder came from the Senate for concurrence directing the committee on Interior fisheries to enquire as to the expediency of amending the law regulating the herring fishery in this State - House concurred.

Resolve fo the relief of William Rice - was read & passed. Sent up for concurrence

Remonstrance of sundry Inhabitants of Hope & Lincolnville against the petition of John Brooks & als referred in Senate to the committee on applications for Manufacturing Companies, came down for concurrence & the House concurred.

A Deed for Balalrd Green & als of Thomaston of Land for a state for the Public Buildings on certain conditions, was presented, & referred to the Committee to whom was referred the deed from Joshua Gage & als -

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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