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House Journal 1826 (30-318941-P018B.pdf)


Tuesday January 10th 1826.

Met according to adjournment

Ordered that the Committee on Accounts in making allowance to the State Printers for their services for the political year 1825 be instructed to take into consideration the proposals made by the several printers of the town of Portland and submitted to the Committee appointed on the subject of the State Printing the last year – read & passed. Sent up for concurrence.

Ordered that the committee on the Judiciary be instructed to enquire into the expediency of amending the act entitled an act regulating Judicial process and proceedings, so as to provide compulsory process for the attendance of witnesses before Auditors, and for the taxation of costs incurred by the parties in prosecuting their claims before said Auditors. read and passed. Sent up for concurrence.

Ordered that a Message be sent to the Senate requesting that Smith Bakers & Co body to take from their files the papers in relation to a division of the town of Litchfield & Bowdoin & the erection of a new town therefore – read and passed. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of Isaac Land & als for leave to establish an Academy at Buxton, came from the Senate referred to the committee on Literature for concurrence and the House concurred.

Petition of Jonathan Whiting & als for a charter for a Female Academy in Winthrop – was read and referred to the committee on Literature and Literary Institutions. Sent up for concurrence

An order came from the Senate for concurrence directing that any petition presented to the Legislature, shall be endorsed with the name of

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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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