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House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P080A.pdf)

150 Thursday February 17th 1825 Met according to adjournment.

An order came from the Senate for concurrence directing the Committee on State Lands to enquire as to the expediency of authorizing the Land Agent to carry into effect contracts made by the Commissioners of the Land office of Massachusetts, with settlers in Township number [underlined[four, 1st range North of the Bingham Kennebec Purchase, and all others who have settled on lands now belonging to this State under contract with said Commissioners - and the House concurred.

An order came from the Senate for concurrence, appointing Messrs Southwick and Dunnw with such as the House may join a Committee to consider when this Legislature may have a recess, and also the place where the next Legislature shall convene - and the House concurred and Messrs Russell of North Yarmouth, McCrillis of Belfast and Flint of Nobleboro were joined.

Bill to annex certain inhabitants of Plantation No 14 or Mariaville Smith to the plantation of Mariaville - was read a 3d time & passed two be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

Bill additional to an act for the regulation of Inholders, Retailers & Common Victuallers (reported by committee appointed 14 ins.) was read [underlined]once & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d reading -

A deed [crossed out through "land"]of a lot of land from Timothy Boutelle Esquire & wife of Waterville to the State, of a lot of land in said town as a site for the public buildings, was received and referred to Messrs Abbot of Wassalboro', Crooker of Dover & Luce of New Vineyard.

An order came from the Senate directing one session only each day until after Saturday next, and that the joint Committees, excepting the Committee on Accounts close their reports at the time & afterward be discharged, for concurrence and the House [underlined]non concurred.

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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