House Journal 1826 (30-318941-P017B.pdf)
Petition of Joseph Adams & als a Committee of the Canal Bank praying for an alteration of the Charter of said Bank, was read and referred to the Committee on Banks & Banking. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Samuel Seavey & als for a revision of the laws on the subject of the solemnization of marriages, was read & referred to the committee on the Judiciary. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Albert Cargill & als that Montville Plan. May be incorporated by the name of Liberty.
-of Ichabod Warren to be set off from Brownfield to Denmark
-of Selectmen of Gray to have the line established between mid town & Windham
-of Christopher Atkinson for a division of the town of New Vineyard
Were severally read & referred to the Committee on the incorporation of towns. Sent up for concurrence.
The Speaker announced his appointment of the following Standing Committees of the House – viz
On Pay rolls.
Messrs Pierce of Greene
Holt of Norway
Lord of Kennebunkport
On County Estimates.
Messrs Johnson of Belfast.
Hazeltine of Searsmont.
Quinnam[?] of Wiscasset.
Messrs Adams of Portland
Quinnam[?] of Wiscasset
Cummings of Paris
On Bills in the third Reading
Messrs Benson of China.
Eveleth of Windham.
Clark of Hallowell.
Warren of Palmyra.
Jewett of Bowdoinham.
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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