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House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P097A.pdf)

184 Report on the petition of William Sullivan & als, that the prayer of the petition ought not to be granted, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.

Resolve providing for the enumeration of the Inhabitants of the State, came from the Senate referred to the next Legislature for concurrence & the House concurred - and the question of concurrence was decided by Yeas & Nays - Yeas 61. Nays. 38.

Messrs Watts of St George & Merrill of Brunswick obtained leave to be absent after today.

Ordered that the committee appointed to consider what sum is necessary to be placed at the disposal of the Governor as a contingent fund be instructed to consider the expediency of placing a sum of money at the disposal of the Secretary of State for the purchase fo Stationary for the rise of the State - read & passed.

An order came from the Senate for concurrence appointing Messrs Green & Holland with such as the House may join a committee to consider what compensation ought to be allowed to the several officers of the two branches of the Legislature for the present session - and the House concurred & Messrs White of Monmouth, Charles of Fryburg & Hodgman of Warren were joined.

Petition of Samuel Cony, Adjl. General for an allowance for Clerk hire was read & referred to Messrs Fessender of Portland, McCobb of Phipsburg and Sturdivant of Cumberland.

Message from the Senate by Mr Smith their Secretary Mr Speaker, The Senate propose an amendment to thee engrossed Bill for incorporating certain persons for building a bridge over Back Cove River between Portland and Falmouth and for supporting the same "by striking out the word "eight" and inserting "four" - and the House refused to concur.

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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