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House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P094A.pdf)

178 Candidates to fill the vacancy in the Senate occasioned by the resignation of Jonas Parlin Junr Esquire, are Richard Sawtell Esquire who had 333 votes and William Lancy Esquire who had 284 votes. - read & sent down - read & sent up.

Bill prescribing the mode of Trials at Law in certain cases, came from the Senate amended for concurrence - The House reconsider their vote of yesterday passing this Bill to be engrossed and reject the Bill. Sent up for concurrence.

Messrs Wingate of bath & Kimball of Rumford had leave given them to be absent after today.

Ordered that the Committee on the Pay Roll be instructed to make up for Pay Roll including Monday next - read & passed.

Ordered that the pay of Stephen Purrington, the member from Harpswell, now in town sick, and unable to attend up the Legislature, be made up for his travel and for his attendance to the end of the session - read & passed.

Resolve authorizing the Treasurer of the State to purchase Fuel & (reported by the committee on that subject) was read twice & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill to incorporate the Proprietors of the Brunswick Force Pump Water Works, was read a 3d time & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with Senate.

Resolve in favor of Luke Lambert, was called up & The House referred the subject to the next Legislature - Sent up for concurrence.

Bill relating to the Manufacture and Inspection of Stone lime & lime casks came from the Senate amended for concurrence - and the House concurred and further amended the Bill. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill in addition to an act to establish the Cumberland & Oxford Canal.

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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