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House Journal 1826 (30-318941-P053B.pdf)

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Thursday january 26th 1826.

Met according to adjournment

A communication was received from Samuel Whitney Esquire, Counsellor elect, signifying his acceptance.

Bill to prevent Drunkenness, taken from the last years files of the Senate, came from the Senate referred to Messrs Pond and Francis with such as the House may join – and the House concurred and Messrs Allen of Sedgwick, Chapman of Exeter & Tailer of Fairfield were joined

The committee to whom was referred the Bond of the State Treasurer, reported that the same is duly executed, that the Sureties are sufficient and that the same ought to be accepted. The House accepted said report in concurrence with the Senate.

Bill to incorporate the Portland Marine Railway, was read a 1st & 2d time & tomorrow at 10 o clock assigned for a 3d reading.

Bill to incorporate the owners of Pews in the first Congregational Meeting House in Bangor – was read a 1st & 2d time & tomorrow at 10 o clock assigned for a 3d reading.

Bill – to set off Cornelius Thompson from Bowdoin to Lisbon was read a 1st & 2d time & tomorrow at 10 o clock assigned for a 3d reading.

Bill – to incorporate the Solar Lodge, was read a 1st & 2d time and tomorrow at 10 o clock assigned for a 3d reading.

Bill to incorporate the Penobscot Lodge, was read a 1st & 2d time and tomorrow at 10 o clock assigned for a 3d reading.

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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