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House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P098B.pdf)

187. The conferees appointed by this House upon the subject of the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the order directing the Committee on State Lands to enquire what lands if any belong to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of Maine adjoining the town of Gilead in the County of Oxford and what measurers ought to be taken for the securing and disposal of the same, reported, That they had met the conferees on the pact of the Senate and conferred freely upon the subject committed, and agreed to recommend to this House to recede from their vote of nonconcurrence and to concur with the Senate in adopting the order - The House accepted the report - and passed the order in concurrence with the Senate.

Bill to prevent the destruction of Shoals on beds of Lobsters about the bay at the mouth of the Saco River, was read 1. 2nd. 3d time & passed to be engrossed as amended. Sent up for concurrence.

Agreeably to assignment the two branches met in the Representatives Chamber for the purpose of electing a Senator to supply the place of Jonas Parlin Junior, reassigned - The whole number of votes given was 112 Necessary to a choice 57. Richard Sawtell Esquire had 108 and was declared elected - and the Senators withdrew.

Resolve for the payment of contingent expenses, (reported by the committee on that subject) was read twice and passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill to prevent the buying and selling of dormant titles, reported in a new draft which was adopted was refused a 2d reading in the House. Sent up for concurrence.

Report on petitions of Selectmen of Phipsburg, granting leave for a Resolve, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence, and the House concurred.

Resolve relating to the Judicial Courts in the County of Lincoln, came from the Senate indefinitely postponed - The House refused to concur & passed the Resolve 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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