House Journal 1826 (30-318941-P030A.pdf)
town of Northhill to that of Brighton, was read & referred to the committee on change of names.
An order came from the Senate for concurrence directing the committee on Turnpikes, Bridges and Canals to enquire into the expediency of prohibiting persons from riding or driving horses over the Kennebec Bridge faster than upon a walk, with leave to report by bill or otherwise. And the House concurred.
Report on the petition of Smith Baker and als for a new town to be composed of territory taken partly from Litchfield and partly from Bowdoin, granting leave to withdraw – came from the Senate accepted for concurrence – and the House concurred.
Mr Cummings of Paris then moved a reconsideration of the last vote concurring with the Senate, and the House assigned Tuesday next at 10 o clock to take his motion into consideration – Soon after however the motion was withdrawn by the mover.
Report on the petition of Timothy Fergurson & als, granting leave for a Resolve, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence – and the House concurred.
Bill to incorporate certain persons for the purpose of erecting a toll Bridge across Eastern river in the town of Dresden, taken from the files of the Senate of last year, came from the Senate referred to the committee on Turnpikes, Bridges & Canals for concurrence and the House concurred.
Bill additional act respecting the United Marine and
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