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House Journal 1826 (30-318941-P124A.pdf)


conferees on their part Messrs Howe of Turner, Dyer of Gorham & Stemmons of Westbrook.

Bill – to incorporate the Proprietors of the Baptist Meeting House in Machias Port, was called up and indefinitely postponed. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill – to apportion and assess on this tate a tax of Forty nine thousand nine hundred & fifty nine dollars & ninety three cents, which was amended in several of its provisions, was read a third time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence

Bill – additional act to promote the sale & settlement of public lands, came from the Senate amended for concurrence – and the House concurred in the adoption of a part of the amendments and nonconcurred as respects the other amendments.

Bill – imposing a duty on sales of[?] Lottery tickets, came from the Senate indefinitely postponed for concurrence. The House adhered to their vote passing the same and appointed as conferees on their part Messrs Warren of Jackson, Richardson of Hope and Porter of Kingfield. Sent up for concurrence

Resolve in favor of Lemuel Witham, came from the Senate amended for concurrence & the House so far reconsider their former vote as to pass the Bill as thus amended to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

Ordered that the Committee on the Pay roll be directed to make up on the pay roll, to Aaron Blaney, Chairman of the Committee on accounts fifty sencts per day in addition to his pay as a member of the House for extra services rendered on the committee of Accounts. read and passed.

Bill additional to an Act for the settlement of certain claims in real actions, was read a 3d time & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

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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