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House Journal 1826 (30-318941-P083A.pdf)


for concurrence, and the House concured.

The committee to consider the amendment to the constitution of the United States proposed by the General Assembly of Tennessee – reported a Resolve, which was accepted in concurrence with the Senate.

Resolve against the amendment to the Constitution, proposed by Tennessee, was read and passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

Bill – concerning Lotteries, and Lotteries, tickets, was read once and referred to Messrs Fessenden of Portland, Myrick of Hebron & Weeks of Parsonsfield.

[note in margin: see page 291.]

Bill – authorizing a Lottery for improving the navigation of Kennebec River, was read a 2nd time and tomorrow at 10 o clock assigned for a 3d reading – and the question “shall this bill have a third reading” was taken by yeas and nays an [and?] decided as follows [see appendix page 291] yeas 72 nays 43.

Petition of the Cumberland & Oxford Canal Corporation praying for further provisions to regulate their concerns, was read & referred to the committee on Turnpikes, Bridges and Canals. Sent up for concurrence.



James L Child


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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