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House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P057A.pdf)

104 Bill respecting the fisheries in the Counties of Lincoln & Cumberland was read 1 & 2d time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d reading.

Petition of Samuel Emery & als for a legal provision against persons living out of the State from taking Lobsters in the Rivers, Bays & shoals in York County, was read & referred to Messrs Spring of Saco, Morrill of Wells & Spring of Biddeford with such as the Senate may join.

Report on petition of Selectmen [blank] of referring subject indefinitely came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.

Petition of Moses Sleeper & als of Vassalboro to be incorporated by the name of the East Pond Dam Company, referred in Senate to the committee on Turnpikes, Bridges & Canals, came down for concurrence and the House concurred.

Bills - in addition to an act concerning Registers of Deeds - - relating to the duties of Commissions - [crossed out]which were passed to be enacted. Sent up for concurrence.

Resolves, for the relief of William Rice - - in favor of Foxcroft Academy - were finally passed. Sent up for concurrence.

Ordered that the Senate be requested to send to this House the petition of Anthony Merchant & als now on the last years files of that body - read & passed.

The House took up the consideration of the subject of the Report of the Committee on the deed from Joshua Gage & als & & and after some discussion the papers were ordered to lie upon the table & thereupon on motion the following order was passed" Ordered that the following questions be proposed to the Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court" Is the deed from Joshua Gage & als to the State of Maine now submitted to you a deed upon condition, either express or implied"? and would a Court of Equity should said

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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