House Journal 1826 (30-318941-P103A.pdf)
Resolve – respecting the State road near the Passadumkeag was read a second time & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.
Resolve respecting internal improvement, was read a second time & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.
Bill – to provide for the safe keeping of Justices Records, was read a third time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.
Bill – additional to the several acts now in force to organize, govern and discipline the Militia, was reported with sundry amendments which were adopted, and then referred to Messrs Longfellow of Portland, Chase of Livermore & Emery of Hampden.
The committee on engrossed bills reported as duly engrossed,
Bill – additional to an Act respecting pounds & impounding beasts going at large &c &c[?]
-additional to an Act authorizing a Lottery for the benefit of the Cumberland & Oxford Canal Corporation.
which were severally passed to be enacted. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of William P Preble & als to be incorporated as the Portland Athenaeum, was read and referred to the committee on the incorporation of Parishes &c. Sent up for concurrence.
Bill – to establish the Kennebec and Androscoggin Canal Association, was amended in several of its provisions, & ordered to lie on the table.
Messrs Little of Bucksport has leave of absence after monday next.
Mr Kimball of Deer Isle has leave of absence to day [today].
Message from the Senate by Low their Secretary,
Mr Speaker, The Senate have amended the Bill – author-[?]
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