House Journal 1827 (30-318942-P045B.pdf)
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77. Monday January 22nd 1827
Met according to adjournment
Petition of Alfred. J. S.J.G.Lithgow - of Auld M Cobb Brown praying for authority to change their names were severally read and referred to the committee on change of names.
Petitions of Og. McDaniel - Job Sylvester 3rd praying for authority to change their names. were severally read & referred to the committee on change of names.
Bill for the preservation of the beeches & salt marshes in the town of Wells, reported by the committee on the petition of Joseph Gilman, was read 1st & 2nd time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3rd reading.
Petition of Thomas Newman & als, to be incorporated as an Engine Company, was read & referred to Messrs Fillebrown of Winthrop, Butterfield of Sidney & Mayhew of New Sharon.
Bill - additional to the act to regulate the Jurisdiction & proceedings of Courts of Probate, was taken up and referred to Messrs Abbot of Castine, Ames of Bath, Pond of Bucksport, Alden of Brunswick & Goodenow of Alfred.
Resolve for purchasing Greenleafs Reports was read a second time & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.
Bill, to incorporate the Kennebunk Port Distillery, reported by the committee on the petition of Simon Nowell & als, was read a 1st & 2nd time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3rd reading
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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