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House Journal 1826 (30-318941-P121A.pdf)

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proposition for a conference and appointing on their part Messrs Stebbins, Churchill and Southwick. The House accepted the proposition and appointed on their part Messrs Howard of Augusta, Evans of Gardiner & Hodgman of Warren.

Bill – additional to the several acts now in force respecting Highways, came from the Senate with a proposition for a conference and appointing on their part Messrs Churchill, Parsons & Prime. The House accepted the proposition and appointed on their part Messrs Johnson of Belfast, Richardson of Jefferson & Crabtree of Falmouth.

Bill – imposing a duty on sales at auction, came from the Senate with a proposition for a conference & appointing Messrs Churchill, Dunn & Parsons on their part. The House accepted the proposition and appointed Messrs Longfellow of Portland, McKown of Boothbay & Dunn of Poland

Report on the petition of S. & C. Merrill, referring the same to the next Legislature came from the Senate accepted for concurrence – and the House referred the report to Messrs White of Monmouth, Blaney of Bristol & Hodgman of Warren.

Bill – additional to provide for the sale and settlement of public lands, was amended in several of its provisions, read a third time & passed to be engrossed as thus amended. Sent up for concurrence.

Messrs Allen of Sedgwick & Johnson of Belfast have leave of absence after today.

The committee of Finance reported the following Bill and the report was accepted.

Bill – to apportion and asses on this State a tax of Fifty thousand dollars was read a 1st & 2d time & tomorrow at nine o clock

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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