House Journal 1827 (30-318942-P019B.pdf)
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25 in said town from trespasses, was read & referred to Messrs Gilman of Wells, Emerson of York & Weymouth of Berwick
Petition of David Winslow in behalf of the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association praying for an enlargement of their corporate powers, was read & referred to Messrs Mitchell of Portland, Leighton of Falmouth & Rowell of Jefferson.
Petition of William King & als of Abiel Wood & als of John Loving & als of Joel Whitney & als praying for Legislative aid in opening a road from Kennebec River to Canada -
were severally read & referred to the Committee on so much of the Governors as relates to the Canada road. Sent up for concurrence
Petition of the Proprietors of Somerset Bridge for an alteration of their charts. - of John M Hale & als to erect a turnpike from Franklin to Cherryfield were severally read & referred to last named Committee. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Joshua B Harvey to have further time to comply with the provisions of Resolve providing for the payment of certain settling duties & was read & referred to the Committee on State Lands. Sent up for concurrence
Petition of Samuel Weed & als respecting the fisheries in 25 mile pond, was read & referred to the Committee on Interior fisheries Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of the Assessors of the Baptist Religious Society in north yarmouth for a law to cure certain defects in their doings - of Selectmen of Etna on the subject of taxes & - - of James Newhall & al to have their title to certain lands, conformed, were severally read & referred to the Committee on the Judiciary Sent up for concurrence.
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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