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House Journal 1827 (30-318942-P057A.pdf)

100 The Resolve establishing the seat of Government, was in motion referred to Messrs White of Monmouth, Whitney of Lincolnville & Sawyer of Baldwin.

Petition of Nathaniel Hill & als respecting the location of the Courts in the County of York, came back from the Senate referred to Messrs Washburn & Churchill with such as the House may join - The House concurred and Messrs Bartlet of Garland Thoms of Mount Desert & Bryant of Fairfield were joined.

Report on the Remonstrance of Ebenezer Lane & others, referring the same to the next Legislature, came from the Senate, accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.

Ordered that Messrs Vance of baring, Knowles of Hampden & Ruggles of Columbia be a committee to consider the expediency of constituting Houlton plantation with the other plantations adjoining in the County of Washington into a Representative District with Authority to elect a Representative and to report by Resolve ect - read & passed. Sent up for concurrence.

Adjourned until 10 oclock on Monday next.

Attest James L Child Clerk

Description:

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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