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House Journal 1827 (30-318942-P043B.pdf)

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Saturday January 20th 1827

Met according to adjournment.

Bill additional to the act to regulate the jurisdiction & proceedings of Courts of Probate, reported by the committee of this House on that subject, was read 1st & 2nd time & Monday next at 10 oclock assigned for a 3rd reading.

Bill to change the name of North Hill, was read 1st & 2nd time and Monday next at 11 oclock assigned for a 3rd reading.

Bill to incorporate the town of Wellington, was read 1st & 2nd time and Monday next at 11 oclock assigned for a 3rd reading.

Ordered that after Tuesday next this House will hold two sessions each day - read & passed.

Orders of notice to the President, Directors & Company of the Vassalborough, Kennebec & Passamaquoddy Banks, requiring said corporations respectively to appear before the Legislature to show cause why their Charters should not be vacated having been directed to be served upon said Corporations,

Ordered, that the Committee on Banks & Banking be a committee for the purpose of hearing said Corporations respectively in relation to such facts regarding the situation & transactions of said Corporations respectively and particularly those set forth in the reports of the Commissioners appointed under a Resolve of March 1826, and to consider what further measures are advisable for the Legislature to adopt in regard to said Banks respectively & to report by bill or otherwise as soon as maybe after said Corporations may have severally been heard. Read & passed in concurrence with the Senate.


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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