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House Journal 1827 (30-318942-P024A.pdf)

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34 Petition of Tomer Loui to be released from a certain bond given by him for logs cut upon the Indian lands, was read & referred to the committee on State Lands. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of Ether Shepley & als for a savings bank at Saco & Biddeford was read & referred to the committee on Banks & Banking. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of Emmor Rawson for an allowance for transporting two pieces of Ordnance from Portland to Paris & was read & referred to the Committee on Accounts. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of the Selectmen of Baring for a law relieving the citizens of said town from Military duty, was read & referred to the Committee on the Militia and Military affairs. Sent up for concurrence.

Remonstrance of the town of Woolwich against the passage of a law changing the existing provisions upon the subject of the fisheries in said town, was read & referred to the Committee on interior fisheries. Sent up for concurrence.

Mr Deane of Ellsworth was added on the part of the House to the Committee on State Lands, and the Clerk was requested to acquaint the Senate therewith

Ordered that the Clerk cause to be printed for the use of the members of the House three Hundred copies of the report of the Warden of the States Prison & - read & passed.

Adjourned until nine oclock tomorrow morning

Attest James L Child Clerk.

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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: Englsih

Date: 1827

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