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House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P064B.pdf)

119 Mexico and Robbins of Union with such as the Senate may join be a committee to consider what provision if any is necessary to restrain the powers vested in Surveyors of Highways and in Selectmen of towns as to the expenditure of money beyond the sum voted by the town for the repair of highways - read & passed. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill to incorporate the Belfast Bank, was taken up, amended, and ordered to lie on the table.

Bill repealing part of an act against Hawkers & Pedlars, was read a 2d time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for 3d reading.

Petitions of Polly Berry that her marriage with Benja Berry may be made valid. - of Aaron Porter for a new Trial - were read & referred to the Committee on New Trials. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill to incorporate the Vassalboro' Bank, was taken up, amended and ordered to lie on the table.

Bill additional to an act to incorporate the East River Sluice Company was read a 3d time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

The Committee on the subject of revising the law authorizing the sale of Ministerial & School Lands & reported that it is inexpedient to Legislate upon that subject at this time - The report accepted in Senate came down for concurrence - The House referred the same to Messrs Fessender of Portland, Warren of Jackson & Thompson of Industry.

Bill an additional act concerning plates for printing Bank notes, was read a 3d time & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

Bill in addition to an act to incorporate the town of Richmond was read a 3d time & passed to be engrossed. 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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