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House Journal 1826 (30-318941-P016B.pdf)


Ordered, that the Clerk of this House, notify the Selectmen of the town of Bucksport, that the seat of Samuel M Pond their member of the House is vacated by his election to and acceptance of a seat in the Senate of this State, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Mark Sheppard Esquire requesting them to cause the seat thus vacated forthwith to be filled – read & passed.

Mr Fessenden was appointed Chairman of the committee on Elections, in room of Mr Pond whose seat has been vacated.

An order came from the Senate appointing on their part the following joint standing committees – The House voted to join the same as follows to wit –

On Literature and Literary Institutions.

Messrs Dunlap


of the Senate

Messrs Fessenden of Portland

Wingate of Bath

Kavanaugh of New Castle

Of the House.

One State Lands.




Of the Senate

Messrs Hutchinson of Hartford

Chandler of Calais

Davee of Dover

Of the House.

On incorporation of Towns.

Messrs Green


Of the Senate

Messrs Delano of Woolwich

Chase of Kittery

Butler of Farmington

Of the House.

On incorporation of Parishes & other Religious Societies.

Messrs Francis


Of the Senate

Messrs Cobb of Durham

Warren of Jackson

Stone of Jay

Of the House.

On Interior Fisheries.

Messrs Parsons


Of the Senate

Messrs McKown of Boothbay

Kimball of Deer Isle

Pillsbury of Eastport

Of the House.

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: 1826

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