House Journal 1826 (30-318941-P024A.pdf)
Petition of Samuel Brown & al in behalf of the heirs of James Peters to be refunded certain taxes
-of richard Waldron to have a suit agst him defended by the State
was read & referred to the committee on State Lands. Sent up for concurrence
Petition of John burnham & als of Orland for aid in making a road thro’ said town
-of amos Campbell & als of Belfast –of daniel Lane & als of Belfast –of John Fowler & als of Prospect –of Jesse[?] Page & als of Warren all praying that a charter may be granted for a Bridage across the Kennebec river at Gardiner
Remonstrance of daniel brown & als agst petition of James Russell & al
were severally read and referred to the committee on Canals, Turnpike roads, and Bridges. Sent up for concurrence.
Peititon of Nathl Lefavre[?] & als to be incorporated as the Porland Charitable Cordwainers[?] Society
-of John Dennis & als of morning Star Lodge for an act of incorporation
-of Samuel Gould & als of New Portland for authority to erect meeting House out of proceeds of certain lands
were severally read & referred to the committee on the incorporation of Parishes and other religious Societies. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Casco Bank for leave to assunce[?] the name of Pres. Dir. & Comp. of Casco Bank
-of Solomon Eaton & als of Bowdoin –of Pelatiah[?] Haley & als praying that an additional Register of Deeds may be provided for to reside at Topsham.
-of Jonathan McKenney to be compensated for asserting John Johnson a fugitive
-of Joseph Ireland for a law requiring bags used to carry grits[?] to mill to be marked
-of Samuel Gould & als of New Portland to have the doings of said town made valid
-of Jonah Spaulding & al Select. of Concord to have doings of said town made valid
-of Moses Springer LJun & als –of George Shaw & als that Pedlars may be restrained by law from vending their wares &c &c
Remonstrance of William Drummond agst the petition of Saml Gould & al,
were severally read & referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Sent up for concurrence
Attest. James L Child
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