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House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P059A.pdf)

108 to and form, the town of Portland, was read 1st & 2d time and referred to Messrs Vance of No 6. Sturdivant of Cumberland Morrill of Wells, Fogg of Montville, McCrillis of Belfast, Treat of Bangor, Williams of Augusta, Cummings of Paris & Darcomb of Bloomfield.

Petition of Anthony Merchant praying for a grant of land, taken from last years files, was read & referred to the Committee on State Lands &. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of Daniel Nickerson & als for a revision of the Militia Law was read & referred to the special committee of this house on that subject.

Bill to exempt from taxation Manufacturing Companies of Cotton & Wool, Iron & Steel for a limited time, was read a 3d time & passed to be engrossed as amended at B & C. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill to annex Lewiston to Cumberland County, was read a 3d time and ordered to lie on the table -

Reports on the petitions of Benjamin Woodbury & als - - of Selectmen of Hartland - granting orders of notice, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.

Bill to incorporate the Brewer Meeting House Corporation, was read 1st & 2d time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d reading.

Bill to incorporate the Merchants Bank, was called up, & referred to Messrs Boutelle of Waterville, Richardson of Portland & Burr of Litchfield.

Bill to incorporate the Somerset Bank - also Bill to incorporate the Union Bank, were referred to last named Committee.

Ordered that the Committee on State Lands be directed to

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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