House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P055A.pdf)
100 Report on petition of Joseph Chandler & als referring the subject to the next Legislature came down accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.
Report on petition of John Spring & als granting leave for a Bill came from the Senate accepted for concurrence - The House referred the subject to Messrs Smith of Hollis, Ricker of Waterboro' Fogg of Limington, Fessender of Portland & Russell of North Yarmouth.
Ordered that Messrs Hammond of Elliot, Charles of Fryburg & Quinnam of Wiscassett be a committee to consider the expediency of fining towns for not sending Representatives agreeably to the Constitution of this State - read and passed.
The committee on the subject of the deed from Joshua Gage & als to the State - of Warren Rice & als & of Ballard Green & als reported that the same be accepted. The House assigned Wednesday next at 10 oclock to consider the report and 200 copies of the deed from Joshua Gage & als was ordered to be printed.
Bill to annex Lewiston to Cumberland County, was read 1st&2d time and Wednesday next at 10 o'clock assigned for a 3d reading.
The Committee to consider what if any further provisions are necessary to regulate the payment of fines & bills cost into the State Treasury, reported a Bill - and the report was accepted.
Bill to incorporate the Commercial Bank - was read 1st&2d time & Wednesday next at 10 o'clock assigned for a 3d reading -
Ordered that Messrs Richardson of Portland, Smith of Westbrook and Page of Hallowell be a Committee to consider the expediency of amending the act "to prevent fraud in fire wood, back or coal" - read and passed.
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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