House Journal 1827 (30-318942-P034B.pdf)
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Tuesday January 16th 1827.
Met according to adjournment.
Reports on the petitions of the Selectmen of Embden - - of the Selectmen of New Portland - of James Hubbard & al - of James Dill - of the Baptist Society in North Yarmouth - - of Robt B. Cochran & als - of Job Libbey - - of Nathan Armsby & als - of the town of Etna granting leave to withdraw, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.
Reports on the petitions of Ezekiel Philbrook & als - - of Charles Merrill & als - - of Albert Cargill & als - the order respecting Courts of Sessions in Cumberland County - granting leave for Bills - came from the Senate accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.
Petition of Benja Prescott & als & report thereon taken from the last years files of the Senate & sent down by request, was referred to the Committee on Turnpikes, Bridges & Canals. Sent ups for concurrence.
Report on the petition of Smith Baker & als granting a reference to the next Legislature, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.
Petition of John Dean & als of Palermo for the establishment of a new County by the name of Waldo, came from the Senate for concurrence referred to the Committee on the incorporation of towns, & the House concurred.
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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