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House Journal 1826 (30-318941-P056A.pdf)


Bill to incorporate the Kennebec Manufacturing Company was read a 3d time and passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate – immediately on motion the last vote was reconsidered, and the Bill was referred for the purpose of amendment to messrs Eveleth of Windham, Smith of Hollis & Reed of Lewiston.

The committee on the petition of the President & Fellows of Harvard College reported a Resolve – and the report was accepted

Resolve on the petition of the President & Fellows of Harvard College by Prentiss Mellen their Agent – was read twice & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

The committee to whom was referred to the additional act to prevent mischief by fires in the woods reported the same in a New draft which was ordered to be printed for the use of the members

Petition of John Sargent for indemnity from the State for expenses incurred in erecting a Bridge at Sullivan, came from the Senate referred to Messrs Pond & Butman with such as the House may join – and the House concurred & Messrs Wass of Addison, Winslow of Albion & French of Prospect were joined.

Petition of William Tozier for a pension, was read & referred to the committee on applications from sick and wounded soldiers. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of Theodore Parker & als for a repeal of the law authorizing the S. J. Court to lay out highways &c, was read and referred to the committee on the Judiciary. Sent up for concurrence.

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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