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House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P062A.pdf)

114 Bill to set off John Gray Junr & John Starbird with their estates from the town of Woodstock and to annex the same to the town of Paris - was read a 1st & 2d time and Monday next at 11 oclock assigned for a 3d reading.

Bill to incorporate certain persons for the purpose of building a Bridge in the town of Calais - was read a 3d time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill additional act concerning plates for printing Bank Notes, (reported by Committee on Banks & Banking) was read 1 & 2d time & Monday next assigned for a 3d reading.


Bill to cede to the U. States of America the jurisdiction of certain lands (reported as duly engrossed) was passed to be Enacted. Sent up for concurrence -

Resolves, establishing the times for holding the Courts of Probate in Penobscot County - authorizing the Land Agent to the State to expend a certain sum in building a bridge over Passadumkeag & other streams - were finally passed. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill establishing the Salary of the Governor, was read a 3d time & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

Petition of John Perry to be refunded $5.00 paid by him as a duty on being qualified as a Justice of the Peace, was read & referred to Messrs Merrill of Brunswick Frost of Topsham & McLain of Hope.

Petition of Abraham Osgood that the loss he sustained in building the State Arsenal may be made up to him, was read & referred to Messrs Poland of Standish, Richardson of Portland & Cram of New Sharon.

Petition of Samuel True & als of Lisbon for a division of said town, was read and referred to the committee on the incorporation of towns. Sent up for concurrence

Petition of Philip Page & als to be incorporated by the name of the Proprietors of the Passadunkeag Canal, was read & referred to the committee on Turnpikes bridges & Canals. Sent up for concurrence.

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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