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Senate Journal 1826 (30-318505-P057B.pdf)

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penalty of which they now have, or may hereafter have jurisdiction. Also to inquire it by necessary to give further powers to Justices of the Peace to examine and bind [?] over for trial persons guilty of adultery, frauds by false pretenses and such other crimes constituted by statute as their jurisdiction may not now extend to. Also to see what further provisions are necessary for the regulation of appeals form Justices of the Peace.

" That the Committee on Interior Fisheries be instructed to inquire into the expediency of repealing amending, or making any new provisions in the Laws now in force respecting the Housing fishery in this State passed 19th march 1821, 8th February 1823 and report by Bill or otherwise

" That the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire whether any alterations are necessary in the Law regulating bail in civil actions, were severally read and passed in concurrence

Bill to incorporate the Kennebec Manufacturing Company was read a first time and Wednesday next at 10 oclock assigned for a second reading

Adjourned

Attest,

Nath Law, Sect

Description: The journal of the Senate 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: 1826

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