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House Journal 1826 (30-318941-P094A.pdf)


The committee on engrossed bills reported as duly engrossed,

Bill – to incorporate the Proprietors of Ten Mile Brook Canal,

which was passed to be enacted. Sent up for concurrence.

The same committee reported as duly engrossed,

Resolve – in favor of the Cony Female Academy

-respecting a bridge between Kittery & the Navy Yard Island in Piscataqua River

which were severally finally passed. Sent up for concurrence.

Messrs Lord of Kennebunkport & Wingate of Bath were appointed on the committee on Bills in the third reading instead of Mr Eveleth of Windham and Benson of China who have obtained leave of absence.

Adjourned until three o clock this afternoon.

Afternoon – Met according to adjournment.

Bill – additional to the act respecting pounds & impounding – was called up and referred to Messrs Quinnam of Wiscasset, Pratt of Freeport & French of Solon

Report on the petition of Silas Estes & als an order on the subject of changing the time of holding the session of the Legislature annually – that legislation is inexpedient, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence - & the House concurred.

Resolve in favor of Samuel Foss, was read twice & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

The committee on the petition of Martin Lincoln & als reported the following bill – and the report was accepted.

Bill – additional act respecting Executors, administrators and Guardians, and the conveyance of Real Estate in certain cases was read once & tomorrow at 10 o clock assigned for a second

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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