House Journal 1826 (30-318941-P049A.pdf)
Tuesday January 24th 1826
Met according to adjournment.
Bill to establish a free bridge in Bowdoinham, was read 1st & 2d time and tomorrow at 10 o clock assigned for a 3d reading.
Resolve providing for the completing of a Bridge over Great Works Stream, was read twice and passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate
Bill to incorporate the Proprietors of North Turner Bridge, came from the Senate amended at B & C in the second section for concurrence – and the House concurred.
Petition of Joshua Emerson & others, came back from the Senate noncurred as to its reference by this House to the Governor & Council & referred to the committee on the Militia and Military affairs for concurrence – and the House concurred.
Petition of Edward Killeran & als for a bridge across the Sheepscut [Sheepscot] River to connect Wiscasset & Edgecomb, came from the Senate referred to the committee on Turnpikes Bridges & Canals for concurrence & the House concurred.
Report on the petition of Fayette Buker granting leave to withdraw, came from the Senate, accepted for concurrence & the House concurred.
Report on the petition of Anthony Merchant, granting leave for a Resolve, came from the Senate, accepted for concurrence – and the House concurred.
Resolve granting a pension to Elisha Douglass, was read a 2d time & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.
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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