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House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P071B.pdf)

133 Friday February 11th 1825. Met according to adjournment. Petition of Francis Cook & als for a Bank at Wiscasset was read & referred to the Committee on Banks & Banking. Sent up for concurrence.

A message was received from the Senate requesting the deed of Joshua Gage & als presented to the [underlined]present Legislature to be sent - & it was sent up accordingly.

Bill to repeal the 1st section of an act entitled an additional act respecting the inspection fo Beef, Pork, Butter & Lard & for other purposes - was read 1st & 2d time & referred to Messrs Fessbender of Portland, Richardson of Portland & Morrill of Wells.

Bill to cede to the United States of America the jurisdiction of certain lands was read a 3d time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill to incorporate the Canal Bank - was passed to be enacted. The question was taken by yeas & nays & decided in the affirmative Yeas 82. Nays 42. Sent up for concurrence

Ordered that the Committee on Finance be instructed to omit in the tax [crossed out]bill act for the present year Township No 8. 8th range in he County of Somerset, which was included in the last Valuation; but is not subject to taxation: it being the property of Harvard College; and that they be instructed to consider the expediency of abating o remitting the State Tax set to said Township for the four years last past - read and passed.

Adjourned until two oclock this afternoon.

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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